KCGO MEMBERS GROWER WORKSHOPS – REEF PROTECTION REGULATIONS

KCGO MEMBERS GROWER WORKSHOPS – REEF PROTECTION REGULATIONS

KCGO will be holding a number of small grower workshops to update members on reef protection regulations that came into effect as of 1st December 2019.

Where: KCGO board room, 140 Young Street Ayr

When: Tuesday 21st January – 10.00am & 2.00pm
Thursday 23rd January – 10.00am & 2.00pm

Numbers: Limited to a maximum of 12 per session

Please contact this office to register your interest in attending as well as day/time preferences.

Workshops will cover:

• Details of changes to current regulated sugarcane growers in the Burdekin – what’s new, what’s not
• Timeframes that growers need to be aware of
• Agricultural Environmentally Relevant Activity (ERA) “standard conditions” applicable to the Burdekin
• Farmacist – RP161 Whole Farm Nutrient Planning in 2020

Les Elphinstone
Manager KCGO

Les Elphinstone
Manager / Company Secretary
Kalamia Cane Growers Organisation Ltd
Kalagro Ltd
140 Young Street Ayr Qld 4807
PO Box 597 Ayr Qld 4807
Tel: 07 4783 1312
Mob: 0447 128 312
Email: [email protected]

Australia’s First Ever Regenerative Cane Farming Forum

AUSTRALIA’S FIRST EVER REGENERATIVE CANE FARMING FORUM
CAIRNS 23RD-24TH MARCH 2020 – NOVOTEL CAIRNS OASIS RESORT

There are lots of new innovations happening in cane farming. Join growers in Cairns for this practical, hands on 2 day forum. Learn from farmers who are successfully changing their farming system and from the extension specialists supporting them. Visit farms and see cover crops, controlled traffic, permanent beds, soil health, compost and new machinery in action. Identify the key steps to take on your place to make improvements. Learn how soil heath can transform your business and why it is as important to your business as good nutrient management.

Any members interested in attending, more information is available by clicking here.

To register your attendance at forum please click here.

Les Elphinstone
Manager KCGO

Water Quality Projects Information Meeting

WATER QUALITY PROJECTS INFORMATION MEETING

BRIA Irrigators, Farmacist and SRA are having a water quality projects information meeting, which will be held 9am Thursday 21st November 2019 at the Clare Club. Invitation is extended to KCGO members who may be interested in attending.

Presenters will include project partners BBIFMAC and BPS, and the presentations will provide updates on the three projects funded by the GBR Foundation and other projects currently in progress.

Les Elphinstone
Manager KCGO

NEW REEF PROTECTION REGULATIONS – PROPOSED TO COMMENCE 1 DECEMBER 2019

NEW REEF PROTECTION REGULATIONS PROPOSED TO COMMENCE 1 DECEMBER 2019

I refer to information posted to our web page yesterday and have received additional information in relation to proposed “drop in sessions” being held by Queensland Government Staff. Sessions are informal and will provide members the opportunity to discuss the new requirements with Government staff, simply drop in at any point. Drop In Session is to be held in the Ayr on Tuesday 10th December from 2.00pm to 7.00pm, venue still to be advised.

Les Elphinstone
Manager KCGO

Grower Information Update – Unification Project

GROWER INFORMATION UPDATE – UNIFICATION PROJECT OF KCGO, PCGO AND ICGO BURDEKIN BASED COLLECTIVES

KCGO, PCGO & ICGO collectives will be providing members with a further update of the unification concept to achieve a single grower organisation next Thursday 31st October at Ayr Showgrounds commencing at 11am.

Your attendance would be appreciated.

Thanks.

Les Elphinstone
Manager KCGO