Planning & management

The recent rain experienced across many parts of New South Wales has been welcome – but it’s also brought an unwelcome threat for many people.

The rain has lead to increased grass growth across many areas and as this grass begins to dry out, there’s an increased risk of grass fires.

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Where to start?
A small farm will have existing fences in various states of repair (from new to many years old) with some of them no longer being stock proof. A great place to start when looking at fencing is to establish a budget and to work out the maximum amount you are able to spend.

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Monitoring and reporting
The control of pest animals on private land in New South Wales is the responsibility of the owner/occupier under the Rural Lands Protection Act. There are 3 declared species being rabbits, pigs and wild dogs that must be continuously controlled. These pests cost agriculture money in terms of  lost production and infection of exotic diseases whilst also causing irreversible damage to the environment.

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Farm Safety Facts
On-farm injury is a major problem for the agriculture and horticulture industries in Australia.

Deaths - Non-intentional Farm Injury Deaths

Around 100 persons die from non-intentional injury on Australian farms each year. These deaths are of workers, bystanders to work and others and occur in a range of circumstances on farms of different agricultural enterprise types.

Road Traffic Accident Deaths of Farmers

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Farm Safety Facts

On-farm injury is a major problem for the agriculture and horticulture industries in Australia.

Deaths - Non-intentional Farm Injury Deaths

Around 100 persons die from non-intentional injury on Australian farms each year. These deaths are of workers, bystanders to work and others and occur in a range of circumstances on farms of different agricultural enterprise types.

Road Traffic Accident Deaths of Farmers

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Choose the best Possible Site
Every site is different when installing a stock grid. Try to allow for turning traffic including trucks, stock movement, the road itself (slope/shape/alignment), fencing and diverting the flow of water away from the raised grid.

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Dry season conditions present an opportunity for landholders to carry out important maintenance on dams.
Department of Agriculture and Food development officer Tilwin Westrup said low dam levels increased the risk of algal blooms in the south-west over summer.

The release of nutrients stored in silt into the water is part of the reason some dams in the south-west may already be experiencing algal blooms.

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