Key agricultural activities in our arid region are wool growing, cotton, grains, grapes and stone fruits. There is also increasing goat and sheep meat production.
Applications now open
The Russel Harland Memorial Scholarship is awarded annually to a tertiary student who displays strong personal, community and educational commitment to rural or regional areas, with particular reference to the Western region of NSW. Applications are due by 26 October 2018.
Farmers having trouble accessing online RAA forms for the drought transport subsidies can get access to the online forms at these Local Land Services Offices
The NSW Government has approved changes to licenses to reduce kangaroo numbers. These changes are effective from 8 August 2018. Find out more here.
DroughtHub provides a one-stop online destination for information on a vast range of services and support available to primary producers, their families and communities to prepare for and manage drought conditions.
Sheep Solutions' Geoff Duddy presented an informative and practical webinar about 'funny feeds' and what to look out for when considering feeding by-products and other unusual feedstuffs to your livestock.
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- Broken Hill to host the 2019 NSW Landcare and Local Land Services conference
11 October 2018
- Learnings from Japan to be used to assist landholders back in the Western region
08 October 2018
- Achieve best possible outcomes in managing pest animals through a coordinated approach
28 September 2018
Malleefowl information session (Buronga)
24 October 2018
NSW Landcare and Local Land Services conference (Broken Hill)
22 October 2019