Land

Whitsunday Catchment Landcare has a new home

From left: WCL coordinator Jacquie Sheils, Reef Catchments CEO Rob Cocco, WCL Chair Graham Armstrong and Reef Catchments ...

Reef Programme: Year one

Funding covers EC Mapping, soil testing (additional to regulation) and $500 per grower for initial precision agriculture planning ...
A man and a woman in front of the sea.

Your region, have your say

The draft Natural Resource Management Plan for Mackay Whitsunday Isaac is now open for public review. New Natural ...
Tony Bugeja with green sea turtle.

Mackay cane farmer meets a marine fan

Mackay cane farmer Tony Bugeja helps tag a green sea turtle at Edgecumbe Bay. When Mackay cane farmer ...
Tractor and spray unit.

Introducing the Game Changer program

Shielded spray units allow growers to use knockdown herbicides in the inter-row and reduce reliance on residual herbicides. ...
Man in field of small crops.

Farmers think outside the square at Mackay Soil Health Field Day

Marian cane farmer and Nuffield Farm Scholar, Simon Mattsson. “Soil health for us here in Mackay is an ...
Pond apple.

Pond Apple spread halted in Mackay and Whitsundays

Pond Apple is regarded as one of the worst weeds in Australia because of its invasiveness and potential ...
Man with small crop.

Forestry, Horticulture and Fisheries groups set to establish Best-Practice frameworks

New industry groups have been established for Forestry, Fisheries and Horticulture. Best practice frameworks to encourage innovation and ...

Reef Report Card shows Mackay Whitsunday farmers help set the bar for improved reef health – but more focus needed on non-rural action

Farmers in Mackay and the Whitsundays have been flagged as leaders in the bid to improve water quality ...

Systems Repair projects a priority in Mackay and Whitsundays

A Systems Repair rehabilitation project, being implemented on the property of a Mackay cane farmer. From bank stabilisation ...

Reef Catchments showcases diverse on-ground works at Field Day

Reef Catchments 2014 Members and Stakeholders Field Day More than 30 Reef Catchments members, growers, business representatives and ...
Cane machinery at work.

Growers encouraged to access business and farm planning support

Landholders are being invited to complete an Expression of Interest to access support, funds and resources through the ...