Singleton region features broad valley floor areas and alluvial soils with a
long history of cropping and grazing. The variety of landscapes supports a
diverse range of agricultural industries, all of which place a high value on
the region’s reliable water supplies.
cattle grazing occurs throughout the Singleton region and is the most frequent
agricultural land use. Dairying and equine grazing enterprises are concentrated
in areas that feature alluvial soils suitable for highly productive pastures
and reliable access to water.
grazing enterprises include; sheep for wool and prime lambs predominantly in
the drier, more inland areas and smaller scale domestic goats (for meat or
wool) or alpacas.
is within one of Australia’s premier wine producing regions and has over 40
vineyards growing a variety of grapes and olives.
There are major
international trends that Singleton can capitalise on to increase agricultural
productivity, such as increasing global connectivity and proximity to Asia,
where the demand for fresh food is growing. Globally, middle-class markets are
expected to be looking for value-added agricultural produce, including wine,
cheese and other food products.
Domestically, Singleton has competitive
advantages courtesy of its proximity to the rapidly growing Sydney market,
connectivity to regions to the north, west and south, and the export capability
available through the Port of Newcastle and Newcastle Airport. Singleton
currently has excellent access to transport routes and markets to service the
variety of agricultural industries via the Hunter Express Way, New England
Highway, Golden Highway and regional rail links.
Offers Excellent Agricultural Opportunities in:
Horticulture & Indoor Cropping
Beef and Sheep Farming
Hay & hemp production
Upper Hunter Region Agriculture Profile
Intensive Agriculture Maps
Singleton viticulture profile and maps
Singleton dairy profile and maps
Singleton equine profile and maps
Singleton beef profile and maps
NSW Department of Primary Industries https://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/agriculture
NSW Government Regional Investment https://www.investregional.nsw.gov.au/sectors/agribusiness-and-food/