Lights, camera, action on ferals

Lights, camera, action on ferals

The Invasive Animals CRC has opened its popular feral animal photo competition to include moving images with a ‘best footage’ category in the 2016 national contest. Jessica Marsh, Natural Resource Management Facilitator for the Invasive Animals CRC with NSW Department of Primary Industries, initiated the competition in 2010 to highlight feral animal impacts and the…

Merinos still a force

Sceptics doubting the role of merinos in Australia’s modern sheep industry have good reason to reconsider their views in the wake of exceptional results achieved by a Wimmera stud. Wallaloo Park Merinos based at Marnoo has recorded some of its best results since the stud started in 1979. Stud principal Trent Carter said figures across…

Cane growers score century for Reef

Cane growers score century for Reef

Queensland’s sugarcane growers are ensuring their industry’s long term environmental sustainability and profitability by flocking to the industry’s best management practice program, Smartcane, and reaching an important milestone. 102 businesses have been independently accredited as farming at or above industry best practice standards in the three core modules – Drainage and Irrigation Management, Soil Health…