Central Wheatbelt farmers get second chance at Federal drought mitigation funding

Local Member Mia Davies MLA has welcomed the Federal Government’s decision to double funding to a program helping Central Wheatbelt farmers, pastoralists and horticulturalists mitigate the effects of drought. Ms Davies said an extra $50 million for the On-Farm Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate Scheme would allow producers who missed out on rebates to reapply before…

Water Relief for Grass Patch

The Nationals WA agriculture spokesperson Colin de Grussa MLC has welcomed today’s announcement officially declaring water deficiency in Grass Patch.   Water deficiency was also declared in the Jerramungup North area, and water will begin to be carted to the two locations from tomorrow.   Mr de Grussa said he was relieved the farmers in…