Nineteen graziers and land managers representing 10 enterprises met recently at Toomba Station, north of Charters Towers, for the first of a four-part series of NQ Dry Tropics Grazing Management courses.Participants learned how well-managed grazing can stimulate growth of preferred pasture species, improve rainfall infiltration and moisture retention, and protect against erosion. They also … Continue Reading ››
Landholders see benefits of mapping technology at workshopBowen 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 ››
Landholders Driving Change project steps up engagement effortsThe 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 ››
Burdekin graziers profit from Grazing Best Management Practices programIncreasing international demand for high-quality beef means that the northern Australian beef industry can - and should have - a bright future. That’s the view of beef producer Simone Howard, of Woontonvale, near Guthalungra, awarded accredited producer status after completing … Continue Reading ››
Many of our native fish species need to migrate between freshwater and the ocean to breed.
But stocks of local favourites such as barramundi and mangrove jack plummet if juveniles fail to make it past the many barriers they face on their journey, such as dams, weirs and weed chokes.
Later this … Continue Reading ››
$1 million available for graziers to share knowledge on land improvements
NQ Dry Tropics has launched a major funding program that will support graziers across the Burdekin Dry Tropics to share knowledge about preventing erosion and improving pasture condition.Around $1 million is available for ‘Over the Fence’ demonstration sites that will focus on practices … Continue Reading ››