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  • New Data for Farmers

    From: Monica Haynes
    March 20, 2019 at 5:33 am

    Farmers now have a better idea of the quality of water in their own backyards, as part of a reef water quality project being delivered in the Tully and Johnstone basins. Almost 30 new sites are being monitored as part of the Wet Tropics Major Integrated Project (MIP), and data being provided back to farmers...

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  • Grazing Naturally & Soil Building Workshop

    From: Julie Lightfoot
    March 4, 2019 at 5:15 am

    Learn about using plants & animal grazing to build soil depth, soil properties and health...

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  • Bio-fertiliser: Project Catalyst trial

    From: Julie Lightfoot
    February 27, 2019 at 2:42 am

    Bio-fertiliser is being put to the test on an Ingham farm where the Fighera family wants to increase yield, stem rising costs and improve soil health.

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  • Mossman Canegrowers to Fight Streambank Erosion

    From: Monica Haynes
    February 22, 2019 at 1:37 am

    Streambanks in the Mossman catchment will be better able to withstand flood events through a $1 million investment into integrated catchment repair. Flooding in March 2018 caused major streambank erosion in much of the Mossman area, triggering a collaborative effort by local canegrowers, industry, council and natural resource management to secure funding to help address...

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  • Land bought for cassowaries

    From: Julie Lightfoot
    February 21, 2019 at 1:29 am

    Australia’s longest coast-to-mountain rainforest corridor has expanded after conservation groups joined forces to buy land for cassowaries near Tully this week. Queensland Trust for Nature and Mission Beach’s Community for Coastal and Cassowary Conservation (C4) have bought a property that borders national park in a wildlife corridor extending from the ocean to the Atherton Tableland...

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  • Project Catalyst Forum – Cairns 24-26 Feb

    From: Julie Lightfoot
    February 19, 2019 at 2:16 am

    Murray Upper cane farmer George Henry is one of the innovative growers whose work will be showcased at the forum...

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  • RALFs a one-stop-shop for farmers

    From: Julie Lightfoot
    February 12, 2019 at 6:18 am

    We're here to help you - that's the word from 3 Regional Agricultural Landcare Facilitators.

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  • $330,000 for Woodlands project

    From: Julie Lightfoot
    February 7, 2019 at 12:01 am

    Tree planting to link wildlife corridors and the beginnings of a mahogany glider population-monitoring program are among the projects...

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  • Cane farmer breaks new ground with trials

    From: Julie Lightfoot
    February 6, 2019 at 11:42 pm

    Adrian Darveniza is a Project Catalyst grower who is trialling zero tillage fallow crops and plant cane.

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  • New Terrain board members

    From: Julie Lightfoot
    at 11:16 pm

    Welcome to Pete Faulkner and Barry Hunter, our new board members...

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