Taking stock – pasture management is key

Taking stock – pasture management is key

Raymond Stacey, RCS, leads workshop participants through an exercise in the paddock Taking stock – pasture management key for productive land LDC’s Lisa Hutchinson, Leanne and Barry O’Sullivan, Glenalpine Station, and Mick Shannon. Michael Pini, Lancewood,...
Finding common ground on how to prevent erosion

Finding common ground on how to prevent erosion

Finding common ground on how to prevent erosion EIM Pipeline Supervisor-Northern Anatol Stremouchiw with NQ Dry Tropics’ Landholders Driving Change Project Manager Lisa Hutchinson. At the Collinsville forum, back, Jessica Szalinski, Glencore, and Penelope Davis,...
Erosion control information never goes ‘stale’

Erosion control information never goes ‘stale’

Erosion control always topical Erosion control expert Darryl Hill constructs a whoa boy on Springview Station during the workshop. Inset: Payne’s Lagoon grazier Don Wincen uses a dumpy level during the workshop Chris Le Feuvre, Worona Station (left) jokes with...
Gully restoration prevents erosion and promotes grass growth

Gully restoration prevents erosion and promotes grass growth

Grass, not gullies follow the heavy rain at Riverview BEFORE: A blacksoil gully 500m long and 50m wide AFTER: Not even a scar and the pasture grass is thick and lush GAZING out onto lush green pasture at Riverview Station, Collinsville, it is hard to imagine that this...
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...