December 15, 2017
In recent years between September and April, the Australian Government Department of Agriculture and Water Resources has declared ‘stink bug season’ and ramped up treatments and inspections of goods received from the USA, Europe, and Asia to minimise the risk of brown marmorated stink bugs (BMSB; Halyomorpha halys) entering the country via travellers and freight. […]
Have you ever wanted to know the health status of your flock or herd, not to mention what impact that status could have on your farm management practices, your biosecurity plan and, most importantly, your profit margin? The health of your animals can sometimes be difficult to gauge, especially when it comes to conditions which […]
With summer on the way, a large number of people will be on the move, taking advantage of warmer weather, longer days and public holidays. With more people travelling from region-to-region or from state-to-state, it’s time to consider the biosecurity risks posed by the movement of people, vehicles and animals around the country. The reason […]
December 14, 2017
The results of the 2017 Farm Biosecurity Survey showed that producers spend a lot of time controlling weeds, so here’s something that might appeal to you. While it may be a bit late for this season’s harvest, now’s the perfect time to do your research and add some new actions to your plan to implement […]
November 13, 2017
Grain harvest has begun in the northern states of Australia, so it’s time to plan your harvesting down south. Jim Moran, Grains Biosecurity Officer, says that you need to use a multi-step game plan rather than a single play when it comes to hygienic grain storage. “What are your tactics to minimise insect infestations and […]
Our member @SheepProducers are seeking an Industry Leadership Manager, an exciting role not to be missed!
Applications close Friday 2 February - https://t.co/hjOY2wUv2k
Dairy farmers, help out @GrahamCentre and complete a short online survey to research animal health and biosecurity!
Sound training, planning and recording can save you #time and #money when faced with a #biosecurity incursion. https://t.co/8Mx0V1qOtS @planthealthaust
Biosecurity is everyone’s responsibility - you can’t just pin it on a scapegoat. Learn more about biosecurity for your herd https://t.co/FveVRyzeFd
Public consultation is now open for the draft Australian Animal Welfare Standards and Guidelines for Poultry.
Check out the video below to find out more about the public consultation process and how to make a submission!
For more info visit https://t.co/RQsP6qhMnJ
Biosecurity Tasmania has found a second lot of fruit fly larvae in apricots on Flinders Island. Please don't take fruit with you when you travel within Australia https://t.co/NGE0D1LB2R
Agriculture Victoria and @AUSVEG visited the CERES Environment Park yesterday to discuss our Tomato Potato Psyllid (TPP) trapping program. Trapping is being conducted around the state in urban environments to manage this pest. For information on TPP go to https://t.co/IyEtxRt0Lb
Authorities investigating fruit fly discovery on Flinders Island https://t.co/HODHTnjwdg via @ABCNews
Some highlights from the 2017 Farm Biosecurity Producer Survey we'd like to share with you https://t.co/yzOq5qg1Mh @AHA_au @planthealthaust
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