Flooding in rural areas has regularly hurt the hip pocket of Australian farmers, with significant impacts on production.
Case Study from FenceWright
Andrew Tranter, the owner of Between Fences in Esperance, WA, talks with THE FENCE about his fencing contractor business.
“Don’t be afraid to do things differently. The norm is whatever you want it to be”.
When widespread bushfires swept across ‘Culburra Downs’ near Waroona (WA), causing nearly $500,000 in damage to fencing and other infrastructure, owner Mick Muir sought an alternative fencing product to better protect his pastures.
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South West producers Tim and Jo Caskey are already reaping the benefits of the ‘Cogoon Cluster’ exclusion fence, with 3,200 hectares (7,900 acres) of land on their mixed enterprise re-opened for use in grazing goats.
The strategic construction of an exclusion fence has allowed a southern Queensland sheep producer to reclaim parts of his property from wild dogs and return it to productive and profitable sheep grazing land.
The winning images of the Centre for Invasive Species Solutions annual photo competition have captured the dark side of pest animals and weeds – showcasing infestation, damage and death, and emphasising the need for coordinated management to create positive outcomes.
Invasive species are set for the chop and wetlands feeding into the Great Barrier Reef will benefit as James Cook University partners with a nationwide environmental organisation.