The State government is doubling the amount of financial support on offer for drought-affected communities across the state.
Premier Gladys Berejiklian and her deputy John Barilaro have announced a $284 million boost to its relief package for farmers.
Most of the extra money will go towards the farm-innovation fund to help farmers build on-farm infrastructure and prepare for drought.
The program will be expanded to allow them to access $50,000 seven-year interest-free loans to buy feed, install key water infrastructure, as well as collect and store genetics of their herd or flock.
It will also include more than $4 million for mental health support and counselling for farming communities.