July 20, 2018
Jess Rummery, AHA’s Biosecurity and Extension Manager, Northern Australia Every property has different biosecurity risks, which is why no two biosecurity plans are the same, and there’s no point spending the time and effort to make a plan that isn’t put into practice. This article highlights some key ways you can strengthen your overall biosecurity, […]
If you’re a stock feed manufacturer, retailer or livestock producer, then you need to understand the Australian Ruminant Feed Ban. Legislated in all Australian states and territories, the ban states that ‘restricted animal material’ (RAM), being any meal derived from vertebrate animal origin, cannot be fed to ruminants. Doing so could result in the spread […]
July 19, 2018
Have you ever wondered how we know that Australia doesn’t have certain pests and diseases that wreak havoc on crop production overseas? It’s not just because nobody has noticed anything wrong with the health of their plants. The only way we know for sure that we don’t have certain pests is to go out looking […]
The latest go-to guide on how Australia is being protected against plant pests and diseases reveals the tremendous effort being made across the country to sustain our plant industries, unique ecosystems and standards of living. The tenth edition of the National Plant Biosecurity Status Report was released this week by Plant Health Australia (PHA), the […]
June 18, 2018
Farmers, researchers, agronomists, government agency staff, scholarship recipients and tourists from rural areas need to be hyper vigilant with their hygiene practices when returning from overseas trips. Grains Farm Biosecurity Officer, Jim Moran, says that by taking unnecessary risks with hygiene, people are putting Australia’s agricultural industries at risk. “Just because you get through customs […]
AHA staff members Tony, Brendan and Ashley had a field trip through Virbac Australia today.
Check out some greats snaps of them touring the facility, which is where our anthrax vaccine bank is managed.
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READ: @StrawberryInnov - The Punnet e-news July 2018 - 10yr Berry export strategy, waste solutions + QFF biosecurity update - https://t.co/QmV8vGX7lN - @RMConsultingGr @Hort_Au #agchatoz
Killer wasps & better pheromones target codling moth https://t.co/cqg4h5fSMu #pestmanagement #Horticulture
Good to see a young Australian entomologist passing on her plant biosecurity skills in Laos.
Best Friday tweet - Thanks @MattBrannRURAL
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