Burdekin farmers trial transforming invasive weed species into compost to improve soil health

Zoe Thomas
By Zoe Thomas
June 21 2022 - 8:00pm
Shoreline conveyor designer Karl Vass, NQ Dry Tropics wetlands team leader Scott Fry, with Burdekin Shire Council pest management officers Dick Bauer and Graeme Oats. Picture: NQ Dry Tropics.

Burdekin growers and natural resource management body NQ Dry Tropics are collaborating together to transform invasive weed species into a nutrient-rich compost to improve soil health on local farms.

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Zoe Thomas

Zoe Thomas

Journalist - North Queensland Register/Queensland Country Life

Northern based journalist at North Queensland Register and Queensland Country Life.

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