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Over recent years, there has been a huge growth in interest in the potential for soil carbon sequestration in agricultural lands, and the opportunities this may offer land…
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The ‘Carbon Neutral Grazier Network’ provides the latest tips and information on positioning your business to take advantage of the rapidly evolving world of environmental markets and certification…
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New report reviews potential for soil carbon sequestration in north Australian grazing lands A report commissioned by the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries has found there are modest…
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Leaky weirs are a low-cost water slowing structure with an expected high return on investment that can be formed using a mix of previously pushed mulga, or local stone. See how leaky weirs lifted land condition on the floodplains near Thargomindah.

In 1995, near Wandoan, Queensland, two pasture paddocks were sown side-by-side: one sown with buffel grass and desmanthus legume and the other sown with buffel grass only. Pasture…
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Waterponds slow the flow of water and give it an opportunity to soak into the soil.  This is because plants can only utilise rainfall when it becomes available…
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The University of Queensland (UQ) has been funded by Meat & Livestock Australia to research the impacts of fire and grazing on the function of biocrusts. The UQ…
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This new publication, Gully erosion—Options for prevention and rehabilitation published by Burnett Mary Regional Group for Natural Resource Management, provides a step-by-step photo-guide of how different types of gully erosion…
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The Rehabilitation of degraded land to increase soil carbon storage in Northwest Queensland project trialed and demonstrated innovative on-farm practices that may lead to increased  sequestration of carbon in…
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The Use of fertiliser phosphorus for increased productivity of legume-based sown pastures in the Brigalow Belt region – a review project investigated responses by pasture legumes to phosphorus…
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