August 2019 | Landholders Driving Change
Leadership program

Leadership program

Leadership program participants, (back row, from left): Christian Cormack, Glenbowen, Bristow Hughes, Strathalbyn, Buster O’Loughlin, Exevale, Bob Harris, Glencoe, Barry O’Sullivan, Glenalpine, Reid Muirhead, Weetalaba, and (front row) Lucy Pepper, Terry Creek,...
War on GRT

War on GRT

War on weeds at Eungella and Crediton focuses on Giant rat’s tail grass Cloudbreak Lowlines Farm grazier Kell Tennent (left) and DAF Senior Biosecurity Officer John Reeve inspect a paddock containing GRT. The enemy: a clump of giant rat’s tail grass (GRT)....
Braithwaite column

Braithwaite column

Beef production vet Ian Braithwaite is a beef production vet who works in northern Australia with a range of corporate and family beef operations.  Ian maintains that production systems should be designed around the financial and climatic constraints of your business...
Whoa boy video

Whoa boy video

Whoa boys prevent water damage to roads, tracksFast flowing water caused by heavy rainfall can wreak havoc on rural roads and access tracks, and fencelines.Constructing erosion control banks, also known as whoa boys, is a simple and cost-effective way to slow down and...
Gully video

Gully video

Video outlines range of gully strategiesWhen tackling soil erosion on grazing lands, it’s important to treat both the cause and symptoms.NQ Dry Tropics works closely with landholders on strategies that promote better pasture cover, and help hydrate landscapes by...