Collaborate to benefit landholders and the environment

Collaborate to benefit landholders and the environment

Brian Wehlburg (left), Christine Jones and Dick Richardson led NQ Dry Tropics staff from three program areas through a masterclass to help them deliver better extension service to primary producers. Cross-team collaboration a winning move NQ Dry Tropics is focused on...
Minimising grazing impact on stream frontage pastures

Minimising grazing impact on stream frontage pastures

Linking graziers to frontage country improves land and soil condition Biodiversity Project Officer Jaymie Rains. NQ Dry Tropics is working with landholders in the Upper Burdekin catchment to find ways to manage grazing pressure to maintain productive frontage pastures...
Water monitoring helps protect wetlands

Water monitoring helps protect wetlands

Project Officer Lisa Pulman with Ayr cane grower Frank Mugica. Water monitoring helps cane farmers protect wetlandsPREVENTING runoff makes good business sense for cane farmers in North Queensland’s Lower Burdekin region, and with internationally significant wetlands...

Peter Le Feuvre, Belmahar with (from left) Tim Whelan Bumbleginny and NQ Dry Tropics Grazing Field Officer Sam Skeat Use natural tools to develop a “fit for purpose” landscape THE best tool to develop a fit for purpose grazing landscape was the animal for which the...
Workshop to address soil health in sugar cane crops

Workshop to address soil health in sugar cane crops

David Hardwick addresses Bowen horticulturists about the importance of maintaining soil health David Hardwick presented a Soil Health workshop at the Gudjuda Market Garden in Home Hill. Pictured are (from left): Ben Devon, David Hardwick, Andrew Cole, James Gaston,...
Leadership program for local graziers

Leadership program for local graziers

Pictured are (back row, from left): Christian Cormack, Glenbowen, Bristow Hughes, Strathalbyn, Buster O’Loughlin, Exevale, Bob Harris, Glencoe, Barry O’Sullivan, Glenalpine, Reid Muirhead, Weetalaba, and (front row) Lucy Pepper, Terry Creek, Garlone Moulin, Mt...