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 […]
The Potato Growers’ Biosecurity Manual is a guide to farm biosecurity measures to reduce the risk of weeds, pests, and diseases impacting production. It was developed by Plant Health Australia in consultation with AUSVEG and potato growers across NSW, Victoria and South Australia. The manual is designed to be used by potato growers and their staff, […]
A number of proposed or completed culls of wild animals have gained publicity recently, including plans to reduce the number of brumbies in Victoria’s alpine regions, calls to lift quotas on kangaroo harvesting in New South Wales, and competitive pig hunts in Queensland. Despite sound arguments for this type of population management, culling is always […]
Biosecurity signs have popped up on farm gates around the country as graziers continue to secure their farms against disease, pest and weed threats. Yet for many producers, especially in what’s known as the intensive livestock industries, these signs are commonplace, and have been for some time. That’s because farmers raising animals in close contact […]
By implementing simple biosecurity measures in your day-to-day operations, you will improve your own biosecurity and that of your region, while minimising production losses and unnecessary costs. That’s the key message for producers from the Farm Biosecurity project, a joint initiative of Animal Health Australia (AHA) and Plant Health Australia. The project’s goal is to […]
The closing date to submit an abstract to the Australian Veterinary Antimicrobial Stewardship Conference 2018 has been extended to Friday 6 July.
#AVAMS18 @ACMFchicken @Australian_Pork @nswdpi@meatlivestock @AustVetAssoc @DeptAgNews @AgriFuturesAU
Have you got a biosecurity plan in place on your property? If not, get cracking! https://t.co/NDPpc6v679 @planthealthaust
Celebrating #TakeYourDogToWorkDay in the office today! Did you know studies have shown having pets/animals in the workplace reduces stress and boosts morale? @HealthierWork #goldstatus #MentalHealthAwareness
Sheep Producers Australia will hold its inaugural Leadersheep Forum and launch the Leadersheep Network prior to the @LambEx2018 welcome function on 5 August in Perth. Find out more and register at https://t.co/orZh580FWN
Cattle producers with a J-BAS 7 or 8 -
Have you organised with your vet to have Check Test samples collected and submitted for laboratory testing by 30 June 2018?
If not, you will only be able to declare a maximum J-BAS of 6.
Find out more - https://t.co/QfaFkkw09c
Land management, citrus canker, managing wildlife, showing poultry, hendra vaccination: all this and more in the latest Farm Biosecurity News https://t.co/7lmEcwe78l Subscribe so you don't miss out https://t.co/GfzxPKlBpe @AHA_au
Are you considering agisting sheep in your vineyard? Here's some important information to consider before you enter into an agreement: https://t.co/G5H2drQbcn
The Potato Growers’ Biosecurity Manual is a guide to farm biosecurity measures to reduce the risk of weeds, pests and diseases impacting production, and will be released with the next edition of #PotatoesAustralia https://t.co/kmY1uSDKuC @Hort_Au @biosecurityveg @planthealthaust
Bringing in feed and water? Destocking or restocking? Make sure you’re managing your farm inputs – don’t let a disease or weed incursion make things any tougher. https://t.co/jokD6LAchV @planthealthaust
Just finished the #Phylogenetics training as a part of the one-week #PowderyMildew workshop @CCH_USQ #CentreForCropHealth in collaboration with National Plant #Biosecurity Diagnostic Network @DeptAgNews @planthealthaust The workshop continues tomorrow
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