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Sustainable land management and conservation news from around the catchment.

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,...

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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...

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The Burnett Buzz – Summer 2017

Highlights in this edition: The closing stages of the Action on the Ground Nitrous Oxide Trial in Monto Cropping workshops in the South Burnett for black soil farmers a big success Calling Lower Burnett graziers for Reef Alliance Project Heaps of great workshops...

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Monto Growers Group formed

After the topic had been mentioned repeatedly in various forums around Monto, BCCA identified a community need for a local Growers Group to share ideas, discuss new technology and investigate marketing options. Thanks to funding provided via the Regional Landcare...

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Newsletter Archive

the burnett buzz… Autumn 2012

In this issue: Sustainable Practices Case Study— Byrnestown graziers Richards and Twine North Burnett Landcare’s Friday Clubs Pasture Monitoring—it’s that time of the year again Healthy Habitats Case Study—Co-ordinated pig control To view the latest issue of the...

the burnett buzz… Summer 2012

the burnett buzz.... Summer 2012 Issue An update on the Rewarding Sustainable Practices project. CASE STUDY: Bob and Beth Gaston, Mundubbera grain producers. Soil Carbon in Grazing systems, can we accurately measure it? Pasture Management workshop with Russ Tyler To...

the burnett buzz… Spring 2011

Click here for our latest newsletter, the Burnett Buzz!  Highlights include: Welcome Melinda, BCCA new administration officer Sustainable practices workshop, Gayndah Central Burnett Landcare past project field trip Healthy Habitats for the Inland Burnett Membership...

the burnett buzz… Autumn 2011

Our lastest newsletter, the Burnett Buzz can be found by clicking here! Highlights include: Welcome Fiona, BCCA’s latest extension officer Bendigo Bank Managers tree planting BCCA—monitoring your pasture New project—Sustainable practices in the Western...

the burnett buzz… Autumn 2010

In this issue: Reef Rescue Graziers finish projects despite the rain Better Catchments in the inland Burnett in 2010 GLM forum for Gayndah Nest protection underway for threatened freshwater turtle Compost Tea workshop a hit Click here to view our latest newsletter -...

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