Many sugar cane growers who are involved with Project Catalyst, an innovation and practice change broader adoption program managed by Catchment Solutions, are also members of the SPAA. This connection is an important link between the growers and their pathways to improved farm management practices.
Project Catalyst was invited to speak at the Australian Water Association’s Queensland state conference on the Sunshine Coast in November 2020.
Ross Neivandt from Catchment Solutions presented a 20 minute overview and conference paper that outlined the achievements and activities of Project Catalyst. The project received many compliments for the outstanding work it does in improving farming and environmental outcomes.”
Since 2009, Project Catalyst and its ground-breaking farm practices have improved 150 billion litres of water quality. In June 2017, seven of the 70 Queensland cane growers came to Coca-Cola HQ in Sydney to tell their stories. Here’s what they had to say.