November 19, 2018
Glenn Favero is extremely proactive in his approach to biosecurity and he and his team at Favero Gardens near Cranbourne in Victoria undertake a number of biosecurity practices. Running an operation in a peri-urban region, Glenn and his staff are aware of these risks and actively work to mitigate them. The growing operation focuses on […]
Zoning your farm should be a priority to secure your farm against diseases, pests and weeds – but it’s not an easy task to retrofit biosecurity measures on a farm that was set up with other priorities in mind. Most people don’t have the luxury of planning the property layout from scratch and deciding where […]
November 16, 2018
Australia is very fortunate to be free of many diseases and pests that could devastate our livestock industries. This freedom from disease allows us to produce a premium product and access markets all over the world. Whilst we have been fortunate to date, increased international trade, movements of people and products all around the world […]
It’s all too tempting to dismiss the National Sheep Health Declaration (SHD) as more unnecessary paperwork, but it is a vital tool for producers who want to manage the risks of endemic diseases. The SHD, which is supplied during the sale or agistment of livestock, sets out what the vendor or owner knows about the […]
October 29, 2018
The search is on once again to find Australian agriculture’s biosecurity champions. If you or someone you know goes the extra mile to protect their property from diseases, pests and weeds, nominate them now for the 2019 Farm Biosecurity Producer of the Year Award. Our primary producers are on the front lines of the national […]
All hands on Dec! #Biosecurity is everyone’s responsibility; share what you know about the health of your #livestock by providing an Animal Health Declaration when you move stock. Find out more from https://t.co/2kfhxZPLWu @planthealthaust
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Have you heard about the 2019 Australian Biosecurity Symposium?
Our CEO Kathleen explains what the symposium is and why you should come along and be part of the biosecurity conversation!
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@CentreInvasives @ISCAustralia #BioSym2019
It’s only a matter of days before Issue 2 of The Link is out!
Issue 2 focuses on emergency disease preparedness and features stories on freedom from Equine Influenza, the story of POMS in Tasmania and so much more!
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Media release with @ISCAustralia & @CentreInvasives: Join the biosecurity conversation in Australia!
The IPPC has set up a Sea Containers Task Force to find ways of making containers pest-free and reduce the spread of #biosecurity risks: https://t.co/LTNsTp3EKN @DeptAgNews @IPPCnews
New edition of our e-newsletter out now! Highlights include presentations from the National Fruit Fly Symposium and preparedness workshops for spotted wing drosophila https://t.co/yaa1Str58M
Protect the #biosecurity of your plants and be on the lookout for our Pest of the Month, the Cucumber Green Mottle Mosaic Virus (CMMV). https://t.co/ZgTYLtUBMN
The ability to trace fruit from 'tree to table' will become a reality when mangoes kickstart #blockchain trials: https://t.co/Eh5a0eDls1 @Hort_Au #agribusiness @applesnpearsAU
Pre #V19 Tip#6: Undertaking hand #harvesting for #V19? Consider the farm-gate #hygiene practices you need to implement for visitor #footwear and #clothing to keep your vineyard and state safe. #Vinehealth https://t.co/CTXNeIBx1w
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