Supercharging Recovering Field Day


Supercharging recovery by making the most of everything from pasture growth to funding assistance is the theme of our flagship field day of 2020, at Nuken Station, Winton. Register here.

You won’t want to miss the keynote speakers, Terry McCosker and Darryl Hill, both highly sought after for their knowledge, expertise, and ability to impart it to others.

Keynote speakers:

  • Terry McCosker – one of the great innovators of Australian agriculture, Terry co-founded RCS over 30 years ago. RCS has set the benchmark for capacity building in rural and regional Australia, and has been independently rated as the most trusted source of farming knowledge in the country.
  • Darryl Hill – well-known grader guru and erosion control specialist with four decades practical experience in soil conservation. Darryl has worked with landholders nationwide and is passionate about sharing his expertise in cost-effective, safe and low-maintenance remediation solutions.

What else is on the menu:

  • pasture recovery cycles and monitoring
  • wet season spelling
  • pasture yield mapping
  • DCQ project updates
  • rebuilding finances
  • camels and weed control
  • animal surveying
  • industry and drought recovery
  • managing native vegetation
  • monitoring grass and groundcover
  • erosion management and recovery
  • lunch
  • smokos
  • cool drinks

When and where:

  • Nuken, Winton: Wednesday, 1st April 2020
  • 9:00 am to 3:30 pm

What else:

  • Smoko and lunch provided
  • Bookings essential; register here
  • Secure your spot by phoning DCQ on 4658 0600 or, after hours, call Doug Allpass on 0427 427 090.
  • If you prefer, you can book online at

To get to Nuken:

  • From Winton, take the Landsborough Highway toward Kynuna for 70 km, then follow the DCQ field day signs left onto Dagworth Cemetery Road for 26 kilometres, then right along Diamantina River Road for 6.5 kilometres to the Nuken turnoff.
  • From Kynuna, take the Como Waterhole road and follow the DCQ field day signs. Don’t forget to register!