Changing landscape, business and life for the better, with access to education, support and business tools to manage for future droughts.
This project engaged 24 grazing businesses across southern Queensland and northern New South Wales Rangelands to develop drought-resilient practices with a focus on matching stocking rate to carrying capacity.
Graziers located within the Bourke, Cobar, Moree Plains, Walgett, Balonne, Goondiwindi and Maranoa Local Government Areas, receive more than $15,000 of education, support and tools towards improving their drought resilience for a one-time investment of $1,500.
This project is supported by RCS, through funding from the Australian Government’s Future Drought Fund.
As a project participant, the successful graziers will;
In 2016, the Australian Government’s Reef Trust tasked RCS with educating and supporting graziers in the Great Barrier Reef catchment to adopt regenerative management practices. The outcomes of Project Pioneer focused on improving land conditions and reducing sediment runoff into waterways.
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