Free Grazing and Drought Recovery Management Session

Local landholders are invited to attend a free Grazing and Drought Recovery information session that will be held in Jimboomba on 29th February 2020. The session will provide relevant advice and support to help landholders manage the current challenging seasonal conditions and provide information on recovery planning, animal health and welfare and grazing management principles.

The Drought Recovery Management session, organised by Healthy Land and Water, the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF), and the Logan City Council will take place from 9am – 1pm on Saturday 29th February 2020 at the Jimboomba Community Centre.

Healthy Land and Water Senior Scientist, Bruce Lord, will be hosting the workshop and said the information sessions aims to provide some timely management advice and support for local landholders.

The information session will provide an overview of current Drought Relief Assistance available for farmers and outline opportunities to participate in future grazing land management and field days in South-East Queensland,” he said.

DAF officer, Damien O’Sullivan will convey information on the current climate outlook, and in conjunction with Healthy Land and Water, lead discussions on animal health and welfare, livestock nutritional requirements, drought recovery planning, as well as key grazing land management principles to improve land condition and animal performance.

To register for the evening workshop or receive more  you can be involved please contact Bruce Lord on 0427 013284 or email bruce.l@hlw.org.au.

This session is supported through funding from the Queensland Government Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy’s Natural Resources Investment Program. Through the implementation of their Grazing Best Management Practices project. Healthy Land and Water is working with DAF to deliver a range of activities that include workshops, field days and establishing demonstration sites to improve the capacity of landholders to adopt management practices which improve soil health and stability, land condition and native vegetation in order to build the resilience and profitability of grazing businesses.

The Logan City Council and Queensland Department of Agriculture & Fisheries are proudly supporting the session.

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