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...
Toolbox to assess soil health

Toolbox to assess soil health

A series of “how to” videos and a manual guide landholders through rapid assessment of their soil health. NQ Dry Tropics launches toolbox to help farmers assess soil healthNQ Dry Tropics has developed an online toolbox to help landholders assess the...
Whoa boys stand up to monsoon at 6 Mile Creek Station

Whoa boys stand up to monsoon at 6 Mile Creek Station

A series of erosion control measures installed at a grazing property south west of Home Hill have held firm despite nearly record monsoonal rainfall during February. Last September, whoa boys – a type of diversion bank – were installed along 14 km of roads throughout...
Big year ahead for cane projects in the Lower Burdekin

Big year ahead for cane projects in the Lower Burdekin

It promises to be a busy 2019 for NQ Dry Tropics and its project partners in the Lower Burdekin, with several initiatives continuing to support cane growers to implement practices that improve water quality and their bottom line. NQ Dry Tropics’ Sugarcane Team Leader...
Graziers learn how to handle a herd with care

Graziers learn how to handle a herd with care

Increased weight gain, increased conception rates and improved carcass quality are just a few of the benefits of low stress cattle handling. A total of 21 graziers representing 12 properties attended a low stress stock handling clinic at the Bowen River showgrounds...