The Burnett Buzz – Spring 2017

The Burnett Buzz – Spring 2017

Highlights in this edition: Bull selection with John Bertram and Alan Laing Roger Stone climate workshop at Rosedale Richard Kinnon meets the North Burnett Practical assistance for graziers in the Reef Trust III priority area Chloe the koala To view newsletter click...
Pasture dieback in Queensland

Pasture dieback in Queensland

Pasture dieback is a poorly understood condition that causes unthrifty growth and death of otherwise very productive sown and native grass pastures.  It has been observed across a range of soil types, landscapes locations (ridges, gullies, gentle and steep slopes) and...
Gayndah Koala Group

Gayndah Koala Group

Koala’s (Phascolarctos cinereus adustus) are currently listed as a vulnerable species state wide and are protected.  The population of Koala’s around the township of Gayndah is currently healthy, with no signs of chlamydia, but with the decline of habitat...
BCCA landholder resources and books

BCCA landholder resources and books

Burnett Catchment Care Association has many resources available to landholders.  Land type description, pasture photo standard and pasture management books, which are specific to the Burnett region, are all available to BCCA members free of charge.  We also have a...
Your say is needed!!

Your say is needed!!

The Queensland Government needs your help to inform the development of a roadmap and action plan, to shape the next 10 years of research, development and extension (RD&E), to grow the agriculture and food sector.  The roadmap is part of the Queensland Government’s...
What decisions are you making about climate variability??

What decisions are you making about climate variability??

If you are a producer or advisor (in Qld, NT or WA) and interested in an opportunity to create a benchmark of the current approaches to decision making and planning for climate variability (season to season; year to year) – the Queensland and Northern Australia...
Pasture Dieback in the Wide Bay Burnett

Pasture Dieback in the Wide Bay Burnett

Dieback is defined as grass dying in an entire paddock or a significant area of a paddock.  Bluegrass pasture dieback has been reported along the coastal and inland areas of central Queensland & the Wide Bay Burnett.  There are also reports of Native Bluegrass,...
Grazing Extension Officer position with BMRG

Grazing Extension Officer position with BMRG

Burnett Mary Regional Group (BMRG) is currently advertising for a Grazing Extension Officer role. The Grazing Extension Officer position is based at the Bundaberg office, and will be delivering the new “Better Beef for the Reef” project. Applications close on the 28th...
Understanding black soils in the South Burnett

Understanding black soils in the South Burnett

Black Soil farmers across the South Burnett gathered at workshops in Murgon and Kingaroy on December 15 to expand their knowledge of the regions black soils. BGA Agriservices (BGA) agronomist Ian Crosthwaite presented a detailed overview of soil test results to the...

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