Northern Beef Producers Expo – Top Rail Forums

NORTHERN BEEF PRODUCERS’ EXPO TOP RAIL FORUMS   Charters Towers, 3-4 June NQ Dry Tropics is proudly hosting the second Top Rail Forums at this year’s Northern Beef Producers Expo. A range of speakers including leading Australian producers, scientists and...
Planting protects dunes

Planting protects dunes

The dunes at Alva Beach, near Ayr. Dune protection the focus for Alva Beach planting A major revegetation project kicking off in January will improve the condition of sand dunes on the lower Burdekin’s most popular beach. The dune system at Alva Beach helps protect...
Innovations bus tour

Innovations bus tour

NQ Dry Tropics Regional Agricultural Landcare Coordinator Pete Arthofer (left) outlines the program for the day at the first stop, Lamington Park. Department of Agriculture and Fisheries principal scientist Dr Peter O’Reagain, left, and Grazing Naturally...
GRASS improving land condition

GRASS improving land condition

Fencing at Amelia Downs to enable better pasture management. Watering points at Severnvale Station to help spread grazing pressure. GRASS plans to improve land condition across more than 4000km² The Grazing Resilience and Sustainable Solutions (GRASS) program is...
2022 EOY Sugar function

2022 EOY Sugar function

Click on a photograph to enlarge the image and to see the caption. End Of Year function for Burdekin cane growers The crop was all but harvested and crushed and the excellent early rain made it too wet to work, so Burdekin cane growers were keen to welcome in the...