Cease harvest request - 23 November 2014


Due to the increased fire danger across parts of NSW today (Sunday, 23 November), the NSW RFS is asking farmers to delay harvesting during the hottest and driest part of the day.

Senior volunteers and staff have assessed conditions and are recommending farmers cease harvesting in the following areas:

Mid Lachlan ValleyForbes, Lachlan, Parkes, Weddin LGAs
South West SlopesCootamundra, Harden, Young, Boorowa LGAs
CanobolasBlayney, Cowra, Cabonne, Orange LGAs
OranaDubbo, Narromine, Wellington LGAs

It is advised that harvesting can resume when conditions ease later today.