Delivering integrated production and economic knowledge and skills to improve drought management outcomes for grazing systems
This report summarises alternative beef production strategies results for the Northern Downs region. Lower cost strategies to improve drought resilience, as well as drought response and drought recovery strategies, were also assessed.
Using cutting-edge social research and drawing on ‘kitchen-table’ discussions with drought-impacted graziers, this report discusses ways that government, communities and industry can work together to create a cultural shift towards greater drought preparation and resilience the Queensland grazing industry.
This report draws on social research involving grazing specialists and a small group of leading graziers to examine the factors that might limit decision making for improved drought preparedness and management in Queensland grazing enterprises, including the use of decision-support tools. Steps for overcoming these barriers are also discussed.
Are you interested in how you can make your grazing business more profitable and drought resilient?In this report a range of management strategies and technologies are assessed which are aimed at making grazing businesses in central Queensland more profitable and drought resilient. In addition, management options in drought response and recovery phases are assessed.