The ‘show’ must go on

The ‘show’ must go on

The show must go on – workshops go onlineAS the saying goes, “necessity is the mother of invention”.To help ensure safety in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic, NQ Dry Tropics has cancelled workshops, field days, and all other face to face events until at least 1...
Cane grower reduces pumping costs

Cane grower reduces pumping costs

Cane grower Leon Franchina Cane grower reduces pumping costs Burdekin cane grower Leon Franchina’s efforts to improve the efficiency of irrigation water use are paying off.Mr Franchina has modified his irrigation practices and technology used on his farm resulting in...
Cochineals eat their way to victory

Cochineals eat their way to victory

BEFORE AFTER NQ Dry Tropics Project Officer Thijs Krugers gives a thumbs-up in recognition of the work done by the cochineal bug in a patch of drooping prickly pear that was threatening beach scrub at King’s Beach. Department of Agriculture and Fisheries Senior...