Agriculture

8,000 PLASTIC DRUMS PROCESSED

Eight thousand non-returnable agriculture chemical containers have been processed as part of the drumMUSTER program in the Lachlan Shire. The plastic drums have been collected from Fifield, Condobolin and Tottenham waste facilities which are then…


MOOGENILLA SALE SUCCESS

The Moogenilla Angus Bull sale held on Friday, 7 August in Forbes achieved a 100 per cent clearance, with the average hitting $9,711. Overall the 45 bulls offered by Sarah Wrigley and Paul Sinderberry were…



RURAL LAND VALUES SOAR IN LACHLAN AREA

Rural land values have increased by a whopping 34.5 per cent in the Lachlan area, which includes Condobolin, as demand for broad acre rural properties remains high. The NSW Acting Deputy Valuer General, Paul Chudleigh,…


A GOOD START TO THE SEASON

Farmers across the Lachlan Shire have had a good start to 2020, with many able to undertake their sowing programs thanks to welcome rainfall. The paddocks have transitioned from brown to a sea of green…


TSRS OFF LIMITS FOR FIREWOOD COLLECTION

Lachlan Shire residents are being warned Travelling Stock Reserves (TSRs) are off limits for firewood collection. With the cooler weather hitting NSW, Local Land Services is reminding people that it is illegal to collect firewood…


YOUNG RESEARCHERS LEAP AHEAD

Young researcher Rueben Burrough is using his skills to actively contribute to farming systems trials at the Condobolin Agricultural Research and Advisory Station. He, and Jessica Simpson, are part of an initiative which identifies talented…


MALLEEFOWL MATTER

NRM Senior Land Services Officer Jasmine Wells committed to protecting the Malleefowl and their habitat in the Condobolin area. She is part of the “Malleefowl Matter” project, which aims to stabilise or improve the trajectory…