Farmers hope rain eases to allow harvest to resume.
Organisers will recommend council suspends the $50 million annual event because of COVID-19 public health restrictions.
Farmers have slammed the decision, but the mining giant admits there is work to be done to meet more than 180 conditions that come with the approval.
There are ongoing concerns that COVID-19 border shutdowns and travel restrictions will result in a national shearer shortage heading into the busy spring shearing season.
Shenhua has just over a month to apply for a mining licence for its Watermark coal project near Breeza.
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