Soil testing and tailored support has helped these two graziers trial pasture rundown solutions.Read More
Mixed enterprise farmers Eion and Anne Anderson became eligible for an Australian Government Reef Rescue grant by getting involved in the Grains BMP program.
By applying through FBA they received $8623.75 to help them move to a minimum till system by purchasing an auto-steer system and mapping software.
Mick and Debbie Austin manage Harcourt, a 4000 acre property near Baralaba. Flood irrigated cotton is grown on 700 acres. Mick and his brothers bought Harcourt in 1988, obtained an irrigation licence and developed the farm. Watch the video to hear about their work to adopt best practice techniques to grow cotton.Read More
Robert Sherry and his wife Jane run Wahroonga, a 10,000 hectare cattle property in the Clarke Creek district approximately 200 kilometres north-west of Rockhampton. Wahroonga was the 100th grazing enterprise to complete the Grazing Best Management Practices (Grazing BMP) program.Read More
In January 2013, excessive rain from Ex-Tropical Cyclone Oswald—800mm over […]Read More
Four-wheel-drives and wind have contributed to significant amounts of erosion […]Read More
Completely opposite lifestyles and upbringings yet the girls discovered they are very similar after spending a day in each other’s shoes.Read More
An innovative research project in central Queensland is tracking cattle movement in paddocks with different layouts, to see how much cattle rely on creeks for drinking water when a trough is available. Cattle have been fitted with GPS collars that track their every move. This project has been supported by the Australian and Queensland Government’s Paddock to Reef program, and involves Fitzroy Basin Association, CSIRO, and CQ University.Read More
Brett and Renee Christie own Wedgewood, a grazing business located 50 kilometres north of Blackwater in the Fitzroy Basin.
The 2200 acres of brigalow-scrub soil country is used to produce organic beef.
Hear from Brett about how and why he farms with sustainable outcomes in mind.