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.
Grants and funding
Landholders and community groups are encouraged to apply by 13 October for funding for weed control works on land in the western region.
We are developing our first Reconciliation Action Plan. Take our survey to help us identify opportunities to work collaboratively towards reconciliation.
Community Advisory Groups
Following an expression of interest process, representatives of three new Local Community Advisory Groups have been selected
Biosecurity workshop series
Our largest-ever workshop series has been strongly supported, with almost 500 landholders attending one of 24 events
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Livestock production advice
New biosecurity and animal welfare requirements come in place from 1 October for all Livestock Production Australia-accredited producers.
- Helping landholders understand new biosecurity requirements
16 October 2017
- Demonstration site gives landholders food for thought when it comes to cropping
12 October 2017
- Information sessions at Hillston and Cobar to explain new land management framework
09 October 2017
Sustainable Land Management workshop (Cobar)
19 October 2017
NSW Landcare & Local Land Services Conference
25 October 2017