April 2019 | Landholders Driving Change

RASH

WE have packaged a soil health tool kit for graziers  – a Rapid Assessment of Soil Health (RASH) manual written by well known agriculture ecologist David Hardwick, along with a series of short videos that demonstrate how to carry out the various soil tests....

Paneleers

Grazier project panel members ‘out and about’ STRONG and ongoing local participation is the cornerstone of the Landholders Driving Change project (LDC).  Local graziers have been there from the very start, and sit on the project panel to advise and oversee the action...

Hygiene workshop

Weed hygiene training LDC hosted a Weed Hygiene workshop at the Collinsville Scottville Workers Club in March.  Landholders learned about biosecurity, government legislation, and how to clean and inspect vehicles and machinery for plant materials. Sixteen people, a...

MERI

MIPs being evaluated LANDHOLDERS Driving Change is one of two Major Integrated Projects (MIPs) recommended by the Great Barrier Reef Water Science Taskforce. The other MIP aims to reduce nutrient and pesticide runoff from cane and banana farms in the Wet Tropics...

Whoa

Workshop participants inspect the early stage of Darryl Hill’s work on the whoa boy Darryl Hill begins to form the whoa boy watched by workshop participants Darryl Hill shows NQ Dry Tropics Grazing Field Officer Eilis Walker is shown the finer points of...

Soil test

Maximise return with a soil test   March-December Across the BBB catchment The only way to determine the soil nutrient profile is to undertake a soil test. Soil analysis can measure the soil’s ability to supply essential nutrients and quantify important factors...