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Round three of Reef Trust Tender

Round three of Reef Trust Tender funding package to support cane farmers and the Great Barrier Reef. Burdekin and Wet Tropics sugarcane farmers can bid for funding of up to $500,000 to improve the efficiency of their nitrogen fertiliser use and reduce nitrogen runoff leaving their farms and entering the Great Barrier Reef Lagoon. The Australian Government … Continue Reading ››

Reef Tender fast-tracks improvements

Progressive Home Hill canefarmer uses Reef Tender to fast-track improvements
While second-generation Home Hill canefarmer Mark Vass has strategically reduced the nitrogen application on his 110 hectare farm since taking over its management in 2013, a recent grant has enabled him to fast-track his reduction and other on-farm improvements; enhancing environmental outcomes while mitigating the financial … Continue Reading ››

Forward-thinking approaches

Forward-thinking approach leverages on-farm efficiency
The improvements Burdekin Delta canefarmer Mark Castelanelli is making to the family’s 400-plus hectare farm in the name of increasing productivity are as constant as they are varied. By drawing on the knowledge and science available and using grants to add further weight to his on-farm investments, the second-generation … Continue Reading ››