Although the fields around Blayney may have taken on a green tinge over the past few weeks, close examination shows that there are a lot of weeds in amongst it.
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Also what are missing are the cattle and sheep numbers needed to, if good rain persists, re-stock them.
Organiser Bruce Reynolds said that speakers at this Saturday's Regional Drought Resilience and Recovery Information Forum in Blayney would be able to assist with both of these issues.
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"Phil Cranney from Local Land Services will be discussing the agronomic side, the crops and pastures and how to re-establish them, how to plant cereal crops to get them up quickly and also how get the most out of what you already have," he said.
"Brett Littler from LLS will be speaking on the livestock side about maintaining nutrition of livestock going back into production."
Of course the drought is nowhere near over and although the hope is that valuable rain will continue to fall over the region during autumn, the cash drought will continue to be a reality for many.
"There will be advice on how to apply for the $3,000 to help with everyday costs and also officers from the Rural Assistance Authority and the Regional Investment Corporation," Mr Reynolds said.
The Bureau of Meteorology will be releasing their latest climate outlook on Thursday and Scott Wallace from the DPI will be presenting a discussion on it.
The forum will be held in Blayney this Saturday February 29 from 9am to 4.30pm in the Blayney Community Centre. Food and drink will be available.
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