December 2019 | Landholders Driving Change

Cash flow key

Dr Ian Braithwaite has the rapt attention of students in his makeshift classroom (from left) Montana Spurdle from Rangeview Station, NQ Dry Tropics Grazing Field Officer Sam Skeat and Three Creeks Farm grazier Elisabeth Poole. Published details Profitability dominates...

Time to look back

Busy year, now let it rainAS the year draws to a close, we are all looking for relief from the atrocious weather conditions that we’re currently experiencing. Fingers crossed we get some moisture before too much longer.On the upside, the dry conditions have been ideal...

Exciting M&E

Monitoring and evaluation is critical to the LDC project The LDC Monitoring and Evaluation Strategy has been developed to help keep track of milestones and monitor progress towards pre-defined project outcomes.  Funding for the monitoring and evaluation of the project...

Normanby cluster works

This is a creep feeder station for calves being trialed at Sutherland. Creep feeding is a simple management practice allowing calves unrestricted access to additional feed while the cow is still suckling the calf. Calves gain access to the feed supplement through a...

Herd nutrition plan

Jim Wade makes a point during the Herd Nutrition workshop. Get nutrition right for best beef production THE proper nutrition of beef cattle is a key component of a successful production system. Feed usually accounts for the single largest input cost associated with...

Mt Wickham phase 2

Five rock chutes have been constructed in the treatment gully as part of phase two of the Mt Wickham gully remediation project. The chutes have been designed to intercept flows and reduce flow rate. Phase two Mt Wickham work complete GULLY remediation phase two at Mt...