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NEW AND FAMILIAR FACES LEADING REGION’S LOCAL LAND SERVICES

27th Mar 2017

Submitted by Adam Marshall MP   NORTHERN Tablelands MP Adam Marshall has today congratulated a number of the region’s agricultural leaders, who have been appointed to the Northern Tablelands and North West Local Lands Services (LLS) boar... more details

REBATES FOR QUADBIKE UPGRADES DOUBLED TO MAKE FARMS SAFER

14th Mar 2017

THE State Government has doubled the value of rebates available to farmers for quad bike safety measures, Member for Northern Tablelands Adam Marshall announced today. Last July the government introduced one-off rebates to allow farmers to buy helme... more details

Nominations are now open for the 2017 Regional Landcare Awards

14th Mar 2017

Winners will be announced 4th May in Armidale at the 2017 NENW Landcare Adventure and will gain automatic entry to the State Landcare Awards in October. Recognising the commitment and achievements of individuals, groups and organisations i... more details

TIME IS RUNNING OUT TO ENROL FOR 2017 LOCAL LAND SERVICES ELECTIONS

14th Mar 2017

Local Land Services ratepayers are being urged to enrol to vote in this year’s May elections.Ratepayers in the Northern Tablelands region will vote to elect three local board members on the local board. If you pay Local Land Services rates, yo... more details

2017 Pasture Update for Northern Tablelands Producers

13th Mar 2017

The Glen Innes Research and Advisory Station will be the venue for a Pasture Update next Wednesday 22nd March 2017. Producers from across the Northern Tablelands for are encouraged to attend. This event will connect producers with current industry an... more details

Opening the farm gate - guests welcome to visit my farm

06th Mar 2017

The NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) is helping to open farm gates all over the state as part of on a new initiative to bring urban and farming communities closer through the ‘Visit My Farm’ agri-exchange trial. DPI Manager Bus... more details

New rabbit control win for community and environment

03rd Mar 2017

The Deputy Prime Minister, Barnaby Joyce and Minister for Primary Industries, Niall Blair, offically announced on Sunday that the release of RHDV1 K5 will take place at more than 600 sites across Australia. “A global search, by Australian... more details

MORE TIME TO HAVE YOUR SAY ON WEEDS MANAGEMENT

03rd Mar 2017

Submitted by Northern Tablelands Local Land Services Local Land Services is extending the public consultation period for its draft weeds management plans until 29 March. Ross Fuller, Northern Tablelands Local Land Services representative on the Nor... more details

Mexican Waterlily Control Project to Protect the Oxley Wild Rivers

03rd Mar 2017

Submitted by New England Weeds Aurthority   It is believed Mexican water lily was introduced to Australia as an aquarium plant but has escaped due to careless disposal. Originally from Mexico and South Eastern USA, Mexican water lily is now na... more details

A Walk in the Snow Gums

27th Feb 2017

Submitted – Dr. Mahri Koch, Glen Elgin Eco Carers Landcare Group Last Sunday, a group of eastern fall landholders and visitors from across the local government area took an educational walk through the endangered ecological community of snow g... more details

$15 MILLION UP FOR GRABS TO IMPROVE LOCAL CROWN RESERVES

20th Feb 2017

Submitted by Adam Marshall MP   MEMBER for Northern Tablelands Adam Marshall is urging local Crown Reserve Trust Managers to submit their applications for $15 million in funding being made available under the popular Public Reserves Management... more details

PLANT IDENTIFICATION WITH JUDI EARL – Do you know your grasses?

16th Feb 2017

GLENRAC is pleased to announce the second round of paddock walks will be held next Thursday 23rd February.  These walks will be held on the corner of Shannon Vale rd and Linwood Rd, on the Shannon Vale Rd. at 9.00am and at the Glencoe sports gro... more details

New rabbit control video series to support farmers

13th Feb 2017

Submitted by the Invasive Animal CRC   A brand new video series on best practice rabbit control is now available online to assist Australian land managers apply best practice pest rabbit control during autumn.   This series has been funde... more details

Pest animal survey

30th Jan 2017

Submitted by Local Land Services   If you’re a landholder who is having trouble with pest animals on your property, Local Land Services wants to hear from you. Local Land Services is conducting a survey to understand the needs of landho... more details