Sustainable agriculture

Cows in a paddock

Agriculture continues to play a significant role in the ACT. The Territory's 160 farming families collectively manage 40,000ha (15%) of the ACT, mainly for cattle, sheep and wool production, and horse agistment and equestrian enterprises. Other ACT agricultural enterprises include:

ACT Natural Resource Management's ( ACT NRM) Sustainable Agriculture program aims to support healthy farm ecosystems and improve productivity and farm income by assisting landholders to address a range of challenges facing ACT farmers which impact on farm resilience and productivity, including:

ACT NRM does this through:

More information

ACT Regional Agricultural Landcare Facilitator: Jeni De Landre
Phone: 02 6205 2913

ACT NRM Facilitator: Anna Van Dugteren
Phone: 02 6205 2914