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.
Russel Harland Memorial Scholarship
The Russel Harland Memorial Scholarship is awarded 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.
NSW Landcare and Local Land Services conference
Get out to Broken Hill 22-24 Oct for this amazing conference. 2018 Bob Hawke Landcare Award winner Charlie Arnott is the keynote speaker while country music superstar Sara Storer will perform at the Silverton Hotel! Do not miss this event!
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Well done to the people of NSW on all they've achieved to improve agricultural production and environmental health in the past five years, despite challenging circumstances.
- Aboriginal campsites protected from erosion following works
16 July 2019
- Great opportunity for professional and personal growth through scholarship
10 July 2019
- Highly acclaimed photographer Fiona Lake to judge this year's Life and Light Photo Competition
05 July 2019