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Landholders see benefits of mapping technology

Landholders see benefits of mapping technology at workshop
Bowen and Collinsville graziers have taken part in an online mapping application workshop to assist with property management and planning. The one-day FarmMap4D workshop provided landholders with the knowledge, skills and tools to map, plan, analyse and monitor their property infrastructure, land resources … Continue Reading ››

LDC project steps up engagement efforts

Landholders Driving Change project steps up engagement efforts
The Landholders Driving Change project has stepped up its efforts to coordinate engagement between government agencies, utility companies and landholders on biosecurity awareness, policy and regulatory issues. The move comes after graziers raised that best-practice principles to reduce biosecurity risks on grazing properties was a … Continue Reading ››

Forum investigates best returns for graziers and Reef

Burdekin graziers are adopting management practices for a more sustainable and productive farming future – and the results are in to prove it. The estimated annual average total suspended sediment load leaving Burdekin catchments had reduced by 17.7 per cent since the commencement of Reef Rescue program in 2008. These results are in the latest report card from … Continue Reading ››

Green light for Burdekin project to keep soil on land

Work has started on a project to tackle erosion, boost grazing productivity and improve Reef water quality in the Burdekin. The groundbreaking Landholders Driving Change project is combining graziers’ knowledge with the latest scientific research to achieve more sustainable long-term land management in the Bowen and Collinsville area. For the next … 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 ››