Our region has diverse landscapes including rainforests and wetlands. Agricultural activities include dryland and irrigated cropping, fodder, vineyards, beef and dairy cattle, sheep, alpacas and goats, horse breeding, poultry and aquaculture.
Hunter Local Land Services is offering a 50% rebate to eligible mooring holders in Lake Macquarie to upgrade their conventional block and chain mooring to an Environmentally Friendly Mooring.
Landholders affected by the recent heavy rainfall and flooding can contact Hunter Local Land Services on 1300 795 299 for advice and assistance on livestock health, welfare and disease issues and pasture, feed and stock options.
Following a flood event, there are a range of animal health issues that can occur which landholders need to look out for. District Veterinarian Digby Rayward has some important stock tips for landholders affected by flooding.
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Wild rabbits are Australia's most widespread and destructive environmental and agricultural vertebrate pest. If you're having problems with wild rabbits, contact us on 1300 795 299 for advice and assistance on how to manage these and other invasive species. Further information: Guide to controlling wild rabbits
Our Wyong office has a new phone number: 02 43558200. Other details, such as the address, remain the same.
Hunter LLS has opened a new office at Scone TAFE Campus, 2 Flemington Drive, Scone. Our offices at 206 Kelly Street, Scone and 160 Bridge Street, Muswellbrook have now closed and relocated to the new premises. The new office gives landholders greater access to our services and advice, with a team of extension, field and customer service staff, including a district veterinarian, on hand.
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- Getting the best buck for Grass-Fed beef markets
03 February 2016
- Recovery effort commended in 2015 April flood report
21 January 2016
- Mooring upgrades to help protect Lake Macquarie
21 January 2016
- Farmers reminded to watch for Three Day Sickness symptoms
20 January 2016
- Beef up on threats to cattle productivity
18 January 2016
- Time is running out for fox owners to apply for a permit
13 January 2016