Natural resource management

 

Natural areas on and surrounding cotton farms provide benefits to the farming enterprise, known as ecosystem services.

Recent Submissions

  • Barlow, Anthony (2015-07-03)
    Managing riparian vegetation for multiple benefits
  • Unknown author (2015-07-07)
    Auscott's Midkin property at Moree has a long history of environmental and riparian management. It's been 14 years since work on the regeneration of riparian areas was initiated at Midkin back in 2001.
  • Smith, Adam (2015-04-13)
    This project is investigating water bird communities on cotton storages in the Gwydir and Namoi Valleys. This project will provide information on the use of water storages by water bird populations with links to habitat ...
  • Vogel, Stacey (2015-01-21)
    In the Namoi valley a pilot project has trialled exciting new ways to engage growers and their families in managing natural vegetation on their farms under best practise. Engagement has focused on families using existing ...
  • Smith, Rhiannon; Visser, Francois; Welsh, Jon; Vogel, Stacey; Trindall, Jane (2015-01-21)
    In the Australian cotton industry nutrition is a significant cost with 75% of irrigated cotton respondents to the 2012-13 grower practice survey spending between $300 and $600 per hectare on nutritional inputs for their ...
  • Capon, Sam; Balcombe, Stephen (2015-04-13)
    An Investigation on where, when and how riparian vegetation regeneration occurs across the northern Murray-Darling Basin. Examining spatial patterns in plant dispersal, germination, seedling establishment and reproduction ...
  • Smith, Rhiannon (2015-04-13)
    Research has shown that well-managed, good condition river red gum ecosystems on cotton farms provide important habitat for threatened and declining woodland birds. Riparian areas provide biodiverse, structurally complex, ...
  • Anderson, Martin; Li, Calvin (2015-04-13)
    This research studies the rate of recovery of a depleted aquifer under variable climatic conditions. Fundamentally, it is aimed at quantifying the relative importance of stream recharge via stream channels and diffuse ...
  • Biggs, Andrew (2015-05-04)
    The Focus on NRM research series introduces you to the key cotton NRM researchers and their work. In this case study, Dr Andrew Biggs talks about his research into the role of native vegetation buffers in ‘soaking up’ ...
  • Korbel, Kathy; Little, John (2015-05-04)
    The Focus on NRM research series introduces you to the key cotton NRM researchers and their work. In this case study, Dr Kathy Korbel and John Little outline their project to investigate the groundwater ecology of the ...
  • Welsh, Jon (2015-04-15)
    Case study of Mungindi farm managing Riparian vegetation for multiple benefits
  • Vogel, Stacey; Trindall, Jane; Redfern, Ruth (2014-05-20)
    Bugilbone Ridge Feral Pig Management In the Namoi Valley a pilot project has trialled exciting new ways to engage growers and their families in managing natural vegetation on their farms under best practice. A series ...
  • Vogel, Stacey; Trindall, Stacey; Redfern, Ruth (2014-05-20)
    Snapshot of project achievements: • Five farmers with improved natural resourcemanagement knowledge and skills • 16,830ha of native vegetation conditionbenchmarked • Co-ordinated approach to natural pest control • ...
  • Vogel, Stacey; Trindall, Jane; Redfern, Ruth (2014-05-20)
    Ashley & Rowena Feral Pig Management In the Gwydir valley a series of workshops on vegetation management were held with 43 landholders within the Ashley and Rowena area attending them. As part of the workshops ...
  • Williams, Sandra; Wilson, Lewis; Vogel, Stacey (The Development and Delivery Team (Cotton Catchment Communities CRC), Cotton Grower Services and the IHD Group. (2011), 2011-07-12)
    This ute guide can assist consultants and growers correctly identify their pest and beneficial insects and creates awareness of the role that native vegetation can play in IPM. Ultimately this information supports responsible ...