The Grit December 2018 - Page 6

2018 - the year in pictures A Grazing Clinic was held in Collinsville, in association with Resource Consulting Services and Glencore, and run by agribusiness leader Dr Terry McCosker. A field trip to Mt Pleasant Station was included in the three-day event. Buster O’Loughlin, Exevale Station, Damian Tapiolas, Tapiolas Weed Control, Adam Heap, Senior Enviornment and Community Advisor Glencore at the Pest Advisory Forum in Collinsville. Grazing consultant Brian Wehlburg spent a week visiting properties to assist in grazing planning for the dry season, and preparations for the wet. It was a joint initiative between NQ Dry Tropics’ Reef Trust Stomping out Sediment project and the LDC. Graziers, Landcare representatives and DAF staff attended the Tabletop Station field day. RIGHT: Tom and Karen Murphy, of Tabletop Station (left), NQ Dry Tropics Rod Kerr, grazing management consultant Brian Wehlburg, of Inside Outside Management, and DAF principal extension officer Bob Shepherd (kneeling) at Tabletop Station. P6 | Grit Issue 7, December, 2018