FBA works with cotton growers, gain growers, crop growers and horticulturists all around the Fitzroy region to help them become more profitable and sustainable.
FBA is a non-profit organisation that is dedicated to working closely with local people to build a better regional future. Along with the services below, we offer regular workshops and training opportunities, many of which are free.
If you don’t know where to start, fill in this form and an FBA Land Management Officer will give you a call.
Current assistance available to growers:
Cotton Best Management Practice
myBMP is a FREE, industry-led series of training modules that allows you to evaluate your business and develop a plan for improvement.
Horticulture Best Management Practice
Hort360 is a FREE, industry-led series of training modules that allows you to evaluate your business and develop a plan for improvement.
Farm Advisory Services
FBA’s farm advisory services seeks to connect farmers with specialists in profitable, productive and sustainable land management. If you’re looking to innovate and don’t know where to start we can link you with the right service providers and share the cost*.
Carbon + Biodiversity Pilot (Round 2)
The Carbon + Biodiversity Pilot (Round 2) rewards Australian farmers for planting trees that foster biodiversity and store carbon. Involved landholders will be eligible to receive income from the biodiversity outcomes in addition to the carbon credits generated by their project.
Help protect koalas in the Clarke-Connors Range
FBA is inviting landholders in the Clarke-Connors Range to participate in a Koala Protection Project. Participants will potentially receive funding to assist with habitat management and to contribute their knowledge of local koalas.
Carbon Farming for Central Queensland Growers
The carbon market is providing a unique opportunity for landholders to improve their land condition as well as gain returns on productive, unproductive or unused land.
Property planning, one-on-one visits and training and financial assistance to implement property improvement works. Register your interest now.
Market Certification System Audit Reimbursement
Up to 70% of audit costs, capped at $700 per financial year per business. Conditions apply.