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Farming in reef catchments

  • Reef water quality

    An introduction to Queensland Government Great Barrier Reef water quality protection programs and provides links to information on how growers can work to protect the reef from agricultural run-off.

  • Protecting the Great Barrier Reef

    Find out more about the importance of the Great Barrier Reef, actions that are threatening it and what the Queensland Government is doing about these threats.

  • Best management practice in reef catchments

    Find out where to get more information on best practice management for farms in reef catchment areas.

  • Reef water quality science program

    Find out more about the Reef Water Quality Program and some of the projects that are being conducted as part of the program.

  • Reef regulations

    Learn about the regulations related to controlling farm runoff, as well as information on managing chemicals and fertiliser.

  • Managing agricultural chemicals

    Find out about the rules governing agricultural chemical use on farms.

  • Tools for sustainable agriculture

    Useful links to help growers calculate the optimum amount of fertiliser to apply to sugarcane or to grazing properties, test and manage soils, and improve land condition.

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Last updated
5 November 2013

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