Click on this image to view the new movie about Reef Trust 3, a review of what Reef Trust 3 has achieved on the ground. Includes interviews with farmers and extension officers. You can also visit the Reef Catchments YouTube page for a variety of videos on the work being done by Reef Catchments.
More than 240 growers farming 35,587 ha of cane, have actively participated in the project and taken up the opportunity to access $838,000 worth of major grants to assist with equipment upgrades that fast-track practice change to improve nutrient and herbicide management.
Over 30 farmers in the region have taken up the offer of $6,000 in agronomic support and advice in the Reef Trust 3 programme. One-on-one consultations help farmers develop management plans for nutrients and herbicides, specific to their property. Current participant responses have been positive so far, saying another set of eyes over the input […]
MONDAY 28th NOVEMBER 2016 New Reef funding will assist eligible cane growers to enhance their farming operations to increase profitability, and just as significantly improve water quality and run-off into the Great Barrier Reef. Over the next three years, $4.4 million will be rolled out across the Mackay Whitsunday Isaac (MWI) region allowing more growers […]