Cotton LEADS

Stories: On the Farm
The Palfreyman Family - Toobeah, QLD, Australia

A Family of Stewards

“As a family, we really enjoy living on our cotton farm, and we enjoy spending time in the outdoors, down at the river: catching fish and watching the frogs, lizards and snakes. I have a real interest in environmental issues and a background in botany and zoology, which is ideal for my role as the RiverCare Champion. Under this program, we’re actively monitoring the condition of my farm’s riparian zones and determining how on-farm decisions impact these environments. I hope to increase awareness of the value of the riparian areas on cotton farms.”

– Mark Palfreyman, cotton grower and Cotton RiverCare Champion, “Taraba”

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