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Government urged to sign-off on apple bush fire recovery

At least one million new apple trees will need to be planted, as part of a plan to rebuild the sector from the bushfire crisis.

A five-year-strategy has been put to state and federal governments after fires in Batlow, Bilpin, and the Adelaide Hills caused more than 70 million dollars worth of damages.

Rural editor Eddie Summerfield spoke with Apple and Pear Australia’s Head of Advocacy Jeremy Griffith

Listen to the full interview above or Subscribe to the National Rural News podcast: http://bit.ly/RuralNewsPodcast

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