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...
Reef and Beef Tour 2018

Reef and Beef Tour 2018

Reef and Beef trip connects graziers with scientists and the reef North Queensland graziers working to improve land condition and reduce sediment erosion had a chance to strengthen their connection with the Great Barrier Reef this week as part of the Reef and Beef...