Carbon strategies on farms

QMDC was involved in a project lead by Queensland DAF that supports mixed farmers in the northern grain belt to gain insight into the impact of management practices on soil organic matter and soil health. The project was in partnership with GRDC and aimed to help farmers develop strategies to improve their property soil organic matter and soil carbon.  

A mix of Sub-Catchment Planning groups across the region now have paddock level information to base future land management decisions on with respect to impact on overall soil health. This project was finalised in 2015 and supported landholders to potentially try and implement practices such as pasture legume rotations, feedlot manure application and fertiliser strategies. 

More information on the project can be found on the GRDC website.

Contact: QMDC's Regional Climate Change Officer Rhonda Tom Morgan on rhondat@qmdc.org.au or mobile 0428 759 235.  

Upcoming Events

Rabbit Control Project - Community Catch up

25 May 2017

Join us for a barbecue and the chance to learn more about a new rabbit control project, assistance available to landholders in ‘The Summit ‘area and the impact of rabbits. This is your chance to have an informal…  + read more

Chinchilla Show

26 May 2017

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Reconciliation Week

27 May 2017

National Reconciliation Week (NRW) 2017 runs from May 27 to June 3 each year. These dates mark the anniversaries of the 1967 referendum and the Mabo decision, respectively. 2017 marks the 50th and 25th anniversaries of these…  + read more