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.
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.
With the hot weather settling in its important stock are well watered and the quality of that water is fit for consumption. Read here about the requirements for sheep and cattle.
A new approach
The Land Services Program offers a new approach to property planning and rural enterprise mentoring in the Western region.
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- Important additions made to the team
21 February 2019
- Projects to control invasive species get underway throughout the Western region
29 January 2019
- Extra care needed when handling livestock in extreme weather
18 January 2019
Drought lot tour (Balranald)
27 March 2019
NSW Landcare and Local Land Services conference (Broken Hill)
22 October 2019