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.


Caroona Coal decision a big win for growers

Caroona Coal decision a big win for growers

Cotton Matters

In a result that may have implications for all growers affected by resources operations, the NSW Government announced it will buy back BHP's licence for the Caroona coal mine on the Liverpool Plains in NSW.
Tuesday, August 23, 2016/Author: Kate Schwager/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Video: Basin plan fuels community fears in North

Video: Basin plan fuels community fears in North

The Land Amelia Williams12 Aug 2016, 2:15 p.m.

THE Wee Waa community is one of the many towns that have expressed concern over the plans of the

Murray Darling Basin Authority’s (MDBA) Northern Basin review.

Last night, the Saving Wee Waa Facebook page shared a short clip of a video highlighting how the proposed review’s plan could affect the rural town.
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Solar Pumping:  the economic & enviro rewards

Solar Pumping: the economic & enviro rewards

Cotton Info Connecting Growers with research

Energy is one of the fastest growing on-farm costs. The CRDC-funded Improving energy efficiency on irrigated cotton farms project found in 2015 that the average direct energy cost was $298 per hectare, with diesel counting for at least 85 percent.

But not for cotton grower Andrew Gill of Narromine. 

For more information click the heading.

Monday, July 18, 2016/Author: Kate Schwager/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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What does cotton do at night?

What does cotton do at night?

Cotton Info July 2016

So, what does cotton do at night? In this short two minute video, CSIRO's Warren Conaty explains the processes that occur at night, and how they can impact crop yield.
Thursday, July 07, 2016/Author: Kate Schwager/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Farm Policy Journal

Farm Policy Journal

Vol 13 No. 2 Winter Quarter 2016

Understanding the value of agricultural land

Factors that affect the demand for, and hence the value of farm land are many and varied, and often poorly understood.

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