Water for livestock and biodiversity assistance
Having access to good quality water for people and livestock on farms is critical at any time.
By better managing farm water supplies like farm dams, producers can expect to see healthier livestock, an improved environment and higher farm productivity.
Murray Local Land Services has launched a $200,000 incentives program to help landholders carry out projects to improve water quality, security and biodiversity on their farms.
The program offers up to $10,000 per successful application through the Federal Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment’s Future Drought Fund program.
Murray Local Land Services Senior Land Services Officer, Adrian Smith, said the program’s primary focus is existing farm dams, not waterways.
“It will also include wetlands livestock use