The NSW Department of Primary Industries is undertaking a three year mapping program across ten regions in NSW to assist state and local government, other organisations and industries to recognise and value important agricultural land. The program supports the NSW Department of Planning and Environment’s regional planning targets that include actions to map important agricultural lands in NSW.
Knowing where important agricultural land is situated and understanding its location, value and contribution will assist in making decisions about current and future agricultural land uses. This information will help government and industry to:
There are nine regions being mapped for important agricultural land:
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