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.


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.

Thursday, July 07, 2016/Author: Kate Schwager/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Celebrity speakers headline biennial Australian Cotton Conference

Celebrity speakers headline biennial Australian Cotton Conference

2016 AUSTRALIAN COTTON CONFERENCE MEDIA RELEASE

A line-up of celebrity speakers and international experts are the star attractions for the Australian Cotton Conference, to be held on the Gold Coast between August 2 and 4, 2016.

 

The 18th Australian Cotton Conference – New Frontiers features an impressive line-up of speakers, including TV host and best-selling author Alex Malley (The ‘Naked CEO’), plus senior executives from global retail brands such as Susi Proudman (Nike) and Manish Chawla (H&M). The three-day conference will close on a presentation from award-winning journalist Peter Greste and his brother, cotton grower Andrew Greste, who will close the conference with their session, ‘Resilience, Teamwork & Courage’.

Tuesday, June 28, 2016/Author: Kate Schwager/Number of views (1006)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Broken Hill water pipeline welcomed as best solution

Broken Hill water pipeline welcomed as best solution

Cotton Matters

Cotton Australia has welcomed the NSW Government’s announcement of a permanent water solution for Broken Hill which will allow for optimal use of water resources in the system for environmental and irrigation purposes.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016/Author: Kate Schwager/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Maules Creek farmer left in lurch by NSW Government's mine deal

Maules Creek farmer left in lurch by NSW Government's mine deal

Australian Story By Jennifer Feller

Life changed dramatically for the Murphy family when exploration for an open-cut coal mine began right next door to their property at Maules Creek, NSW.

Now that the mine is operating, Pat Murphy claims that he and his family are being affected by noise, dust and blast fumes. He says he wants to move, but that State government regulations have left him in limbo.

Sunday, June 26, 2016/Author: Kate Schwager/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Cotton Info Moisture Manager

Cotton Info Moisture Manager

In this edition:
Australian rainfall (week ending 26 June 2016)
Summary of climate indicators
Rainfall and temperature guidance summary
30-day Mean Sea Level Pressure Anomaly (27 May - 25 June, 2016)
Seasonal Model Predictions (27 June, 2016)
Latest El Niño Southern Oscillation Prediction (17 June, 2016)
Overland flow in the Macquarie catchment, central NSW
Sunday, June 26, 2016/Author: Kate Schwager/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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