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Cattle, carbon and sustainability — Emerald
7-December from 09:00 to 16:00
|Thursday 7 December 2023
|Animal production, Land and pastures, People and business
Emerald Bowls Club
82 Hospital Road+ Google Map
Emerald, Queensland 4720
The Cattle, Carbon and Sustainability workshops are designed to help graziers make informed decision about carbon sequestration and emissions reduction strategies. Topics include:
- Carbon sources and sinks
- Emission baselining – how to calculate your farm footprint
- Reducing emissions on farm
- Carbon projects and their legalities
- Market signals – is the market ready for carbon-reduced products?
Hear from experienced presenters and facilitators:
Josh Peart (DAF) – Josh is a grazing scientist working with DAF’s Method to Market group and is particularly interested in sustainable grazing and land management. While working in M2M, he has predominantly been involved in carbon accounting and assessing pathways towards carbon neutrality.
Christophe Bur (Quentic) – Christophe is a primary producer in Queensland and also an adviser to the industry. He is passionate about helping the Queensland cattle industry, and his areas of expertise cover sustainable farming, carbon farming and carbon neutrality. He is a registered consultant with Climate Active, an accredited expert with Accounting for Nature, and a Carbon Farming Approved Adviser with QRIDA.
Kylie Hopkins (DAF) – Kylie is a Beef Extension Officer with a broad knowledge of grazing land management and pasture and forage production systems. She specialised in working with graziers to help them make informed decisions about pasture development and grazing management.
Mick Sullivan (DAF) – Mick is a Beef Extension Officer with extensive experience in beef cattle breeding and genetics, nutrition, grazing management and beef business analysis. He has over 30 years experience working with the grazing industry.
Free! However, RSVPs are required by 30 November. We will supply smoko, lunch and workshop materials. Click here to register.
This event is jointly funded through the Australian Government’s Future Drought Fund, the Queensland Government’s Drought and Climate Adaptation and Reef Water Quality Programs, and the ‘From Method to Market’ project which is funded by Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, The Land Restoration Fund, and Meat & Livestock Australia.