Central Queensland Sustainable Farming Systems Project by Maria Taylor
GroundCover™ Issue: 34
- GRPC investment: farming systems projects — $670,000 annually for 5 years — started 1997
- Environmental challenges: 80 per cent summer rainfall, fertility decline, soil erosion, salinity and sodicity
- Solutions: Nitrogen replacement principally phase legume technology, opportunity crops, controlled traffic and zero-till, integrated weed management, greater water-use efficiency.
Ten farmer groups located aeress Central Queensland are currently involved with the project
Region North, South, West