The Wee Waa District is a major producer of a variety of agricultural commodities including cotton, wheat, beef cattle and sheep. These industries demand much support in terms of supplies, equipment, expert advice and labour provision. The interdependent relationships between farmers, graziers and business organizations provides the economic basis upon which the Wee Waa Community thrives.


Upper Namoi Valley represented in finalists for 2016 Australian Cotton Industry Awards

Upper Namoi Valley represented in finalists for 2016 Australian Cotton Industry Awards

Cotton Australia

Two cotton growers from Gunnedah and Pine Ridge and a researcher from Narrabri have been announced as Finalists in the 2016 Australian Cotton Industry Awards, now in its 13th year.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016/Author: Kate Schwager/Number of views (843)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Local Land Services Newsletter

Local Land Services Newsletter

Ag Extension Update

This Month
Diary Dates
Tamworth Optimised Irrigation Dairy Farm Project
Set Your Replacement Heifers Up To Thrive 
Think About 6-in-1 Vaccine
Winter Crop Variety Sowing Guide
Getting Legumes Working Harder 
Moree Sheep Regional Biosecurity Area for OJD
Wool Market Update
Climate Outlook
Seasonal Condition Report
Contact details for North West LLS Ag Advisory staff
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Cotton Matters

Cotton Matters

1 June, 2016

Cotton Australia has welcomed announcements that will mean a fast-tracked feasibility assessment into using recycled water on the Darling Downs and $60 million in new funding for the Federal Government's mobile black spot program.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016/Author: Kate Schwager/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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18th Australian Cotton Conference

18th Australian Cotton Conference

Video of the Week

Nature lover and renowned documentary film maker David Cottonborough explores the bi-annual seasonal migration of the Australian cotton industry to the Gold Coast - set to happen again between August 2-4 in 2016.
Monday, May 30, 2016/Author: Kate Schwager/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Water reform reaches north

Water reform reaches north

Amelia Williams May 25, 2016,

CRUNCH time is coming to a range of crucial issues for irrigators in the top half of the Murray Darling Basin, with licence buybacks and the states’ share of overall water take topping the agenda.

A comprehensive plan for water recovery is under development and this week Murray Darling Basin Authority chief executive, Phillip Glyde, headed north to kick off the latest round of consultation with stakeholders. 

Thursday, May 26, 2016/Author: Kate Schwager/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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