Changes clear at LDC midway point

Changes clear at LDC midway point

Inspecting stage one of the gully rehabilitation works at Mt Wickham. Halfway through… and the change is clearTHE NQ Dry Tropics’ Landholders Driving Change (LDC) project has reached the halfway point.It is piloting land management and repair approaches at a...
Changing the landscape with soil health

Changing the landscape with soil health

Dr Christine Jones, Elizabeth Lyons, Four Mile, and Peter Le Feuvre, Belmahar, inspecting root systems and soil aggregate. There is a huge appetite for soil, ecology and grazing information in the Dry Tropics region including Bowen and Collinsville areas, landholders...
Cochineals to the rescue

Cochineals to the rescue

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries Senior Entomologist Dr Subra Subramaniam delivers a batch of cochineal to be released in the Bowen prickly pear patch. A piece of prickly pear infested with cochineal being introduced to the patch of prickly pear in the beach...
Digging in for good health

Digging in for good health

David Hardwick performs a ribbon test to assess the texture of the soil. Digging in for good soil health  SOIL health and tips on managing land to achieve good healthy soil will be the subject of a series of up to five workshops conducted in North Queensland by soils...
Graziers make a change for the better

Graziers make a change for the better

STUFF OF LIFE… Grazing Naturally’s Dick Richardson explains how cattle dung can provide information about the health of the herd and the quality of pasture on which they’re grazing. The “students” are Pallamana Station grazier Kale...