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Have your say!

You are invited to have your say on draft environmental values and water quality objectives for the Mackay-Whitsunday ...
Cows in a paddock with trees.

Mackay Sustainable Grazing Forum

The 2017 Grazing Forum attracted over 80 landholders and 30 industry representatives. Many of the speakers were actual ...
People in a paddock with a driverless tractor.

First driverless tractor for Australian sugar ready to roll, Mackay

The first driverless tractor trial for the Australian sugar industry was demonstrated today (Thursday 15 December 2016) at ...
A mango.

Soil health a solid investment for our farmers

From left Jacob Betros Reef Catchments, Kym Kruse RegenAG and Ken Ede, local grower from Longmile Mangoes. The ...
Rubber vine.

Weed of the Week – Rubber Vine

Weed of the Week! Get to know your enemies: one weed at a time, one week at a ...

Marine life on your mind

More than 78 lucky senior students from Mackay and the Whitsundays have participated in a marine conservation expedition ...

Food for further thought following the dung beetle day

A dung beetle breeding trial is being considered, with involvement from Reef Catchments, Dung Beetle Solutions Australia, Sarina ...

No bean counters at legume information day

More than 55 growers from Mackay and surrounds plus a further 25 industry representatives, flocked to the Western ...

New Reef funding will help growers shift to above industry standard

MONDAY 28th NOVEMBER 2016 New Reef funding will assist eligible cane growers to enhance their farming operations to ...
Bakers Creek treatment train.

Treatment Train improves cane farm runoff and irrigation

Reef Catchments, in collaboration with Catchment Solutions and local cane farmer Shane Cowley have created a 'Treatment Train' ...

A fishway in photos: Mackay Gooseponds Fishway Repair

Fishways are essential in improving connectivity and building a more sustainable and healthy native fish population. Fish migration ...

Increasing community and industry awareness

Juliane Kasiske The newest sustainable agriculture team member at Reef Catchments, Juliane Kasiske, has set her focus on ...