Agriculture and farming

Tweed Shire Council’s Sustainable Agriculture Program collaborates with local farmers to encourage farmland sustainability and productivity while enhancing environmental values.

The program provides grant funding, educational field days and resources, policy work and advocacy.

Farming community

Join our farming community

Find out about workshops, field days, events, grant opportunities and other initiatives.

Sign up to the Tweed Shire Sustainable Agriculture Network.

 
Onsite farm consultation

Book a free onsite farm consultation

Contact our Sustainable Agriculture Program Leader on 02 6670 2400 or at agriculture@tweed.nsw.gov.au

Attend workshops and events

We are busy planning for a number of great farm field days and workshops. To hear about these events, project outcomes and other activities, simply email “subscribe” to agriculture@tweed.nsw.gov.au.

The following farm field days and workshops are on the horizon.

Farm Walk and Talk at Lexie and Anastasia's Farm

When

Thursday 6 June 2024, 12 pm - 2:30 pm

Where

Terragon (address provided on registration)

What

Join graziers Lexie and Anastasia Gunn and Council’s Sustainable Agriculture team for a walk and talk through a pasture cropping trial at Terragon. Find out how multi-species pastures can be used to build soil health, increase productivity and combat weeds and pasture dieback.

Registrations are essential.

How to register

Register here

Contact agriculture@tweed.nsw.gov.au or call the Sustainable Agriculture Team on 02 6670 2400 for more information.

Tweed Sustainable Agriculture Strategy

The strategy, developed in consultation with industry and local farmers in 2016, outlines Tweed Shire Council’s commitment to supporting the sustainable growth of agriculture in the Tweed Shire and includes a number of achievable and aspirational goals.

Tweed Sustainability Agriculture Strategy(PDF, 2MB)