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

Groundwater Net Workshop - Condamine

01 May 2018

Bore owners invited to local workshops hosted by Department of Natural Resources Mines & Energy to discuss groundwater monitoring data Where: Condamine Sports Club – Leichhardt Highway, CondamineWhen: 9:30am –…  + read more

Groundwater Net Workshop - Chinchilla

02 May 2018

Bore owners invited to local workshops hosted by Department of Natural Resources Mines & Energy to discuss groundwater monitoring data Where: Chinchilla Bowls Club – Cnr Park & Boyd Streets…  + read more

Groundwater Net Workshop - Cecil Plains

03 May 2018

Bore owners invited to local workshops hosted by Department of Natural Resources Mines & Energy to discuss groundwater monitoring data Where: Cecil Plains Hall - Geraghty Street, Cecil PlainsWhen: 9:30am –…  + read more