Gerry Deguara – Influence of extended fallow period on soil health

Case study

Gerry Deguara | Mackay and Whitsunday region

Gerry Deguara is a second-generation cane farmer in the Mackay and Whitsunday region. The Deguara family have been leaders in the region’s innovation in the sugar industry. Gerry has been farming for 43 years, and took up the family farm and has been expanding ever since.

Three men in a cane field.
Support for this project is provided by Reef Catchments, through funding from Australian Government National Landcare Program.

Further information

Joel Rawlins, Sustainable Agriculture.

Joel Rawlins

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