Digging Deeper Healthy Soils Symposium 2017

The annual HEALTHY SOILS SYMPOSIUM is a day focused on recognition of soil as a living medium. Our expert presenters will discuss how to maintain and enhance microbial activity in your soils to ensure productive yields on a long-term basis. With a mix of national expertise and local experience, this is a free workshop you don’t want to miss. […]

Grazing Field Day

Grazing Field Day 45 graziers ventured to the Trimble’s cattle property on the O’Connell River for a day of hands on learning, at the 2017 Grazing Field Day in March. The 114 hectare property is a showcase for what can be achieved through effective management practices. Weed control, especially of sicklepod, itch grass and Giant Rat’s Tail grass, has been a major focus […]

Sharing Our Stories: John and Phil Deguara

PROJECT CATALYST
John and Phil Deguara are part of a group forward-thinking farmers in our region who are making changes to make a difference – click on the link to hear their story.

Sharing Our Stories: Scott Simpson

PROJECT CATALYST: SHARING OUR STORIES
Scott Simpson is part of a group forward-thinking farmers in our region who are making changes to make a difference – click on the link to hear his story.

Sharing Our Stories: Rob Sluggett

PROJECT CATALYST | Cane farmers are improving water quality to help protect the Great Barrier Reef. Featured Trial: Rob Sluggett (Mackay Whitsunday region). Under the Project Catalyst program, cane farmers in catchment areas adjacent to the Great Barrier Reef are supported to make changes to reduce nutrient, fertiliser and pollutant runoff. To date, 78 innovation […]

Sharing Our Stories: Gerry Deguara

Under the Project Catalyst program, cane farmers in catchment areas adjacent to the Great Barrier Reef are working hard to make changes to reduce nutrient, fertiliser and pollutant runoff.
Click here to hear their stories.

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Reef Catchments – connecting community and natural resources in Mackay-Whitsunday.