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...
ICPA barbecue

ICPA barbecue

Sausage sizzlers front up for ICPA Sports Camp Kids from all over rural North Queensland will be heading to Charters Towers this weekend to participate in the Isolated Children’s Parents’ Association (ICPA) ‘Fit for Rural Futures’ camp. The camp gives rural and...
Bird’s eye view

Bird’s eye view

The easy way to inspect on-ground works. NQ Dry Tropics’ Senior Grazing Field Officer Chris Poole shows New Moon grazier Cameron Heading a drone’s eye view of one of his new dams. Technology provides bird’s eye view of problem areas Drones are giving NQ...