Wide Bay rural news briefs


BURNETT Mary Regional Group will hold a How to carry out your own riparian revegetation workshop on Tuesday, December 10.

Guest speakers will be revegetation specialist Maureen Schmitt and soil conservationist Peter Wilson.

The workshop will be held at the Millbank Treatment Plant, at the end of Duffy St, Bundaberg, from 8.30-10.30am. It's free; just bring a hat and fold-out chair.

RSVP by Friday, December 6, to BMRG on 4181 2999 or email

Case study

A NEW case study on flood recovery in the Murgon region has been added to QFF's flood recovery videos.

The region was hard-hit during the January flood event, and growers there have had a large task to repair enough damage from the flood to plant the current crop. The video, featuring Mike and Andrea Stewart, is available at 2573097/video/ 79933588.

Expert advice

GROWERS can now access expert advice on fallow weed control with a click of a button through new YouTube "bites" from the Grains Research and Development Corporation.

The videos cover a range of management measures for control of fallow weeds.

The videos are available at

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