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Land improvement project benefits grazing productivity and endangered finch

The head of a project designed to support dwindling populations of Black-throated Finch located on grazing properties in North Queensland has said that it is also benefiting pasture cover and productivity. NQ Dry Tropics’ Conserving Black-throated Finch Habitat project, funded by the Australian Government’s National Landcare Programme, is putting nearly $85,000 towards … Continue Reading ››

Positive practice change helps Reef

Determined to embrace positive management practice change, Kale and Karin Robinson, of Hillsborough Station, are working to improve pasture on their Ravenswood grazing property to achieve a sustainable and profitable enterprise. Since taking over the property two years ago, the Robinson’s are improving pasture by using grass budgeting to match stocking rates to available forage, spelling … Continue Reading ››

Grazier ideas forming basis of Landholders Driving Change action plan

A member of NQ Dry Tropics’ Landholders Driving Change project team has described how graziers’ ideas are being developed into a program of actions to tackle gully erosion and improve land management practices.

Jane Waterhouse, a water quality scientist at James Cook University,  is working alongside graziers, other scientists and … Continue Reading ››

Bob Harris – Landholders Driving Change

Demonstration sites key to project success says Bowen grazier Grazier Bob Harris is working alongside other graziers, scientists and technical specialists to design land and water quality improvement solutions as part of NQ Dry Tropics’ Landholders Driving Change project, funded by the Queensland Government. For more details about the Landholders Driving Change project  visit Continue Reading ››