December 13, 2018
Darryl Smith is a third-generation potato grower (and sheep producer), who grows about 64 hectares of potatoes a year, at Busselton, 200km south of Perth in Western Australia. His ‘self confessed’ claim to fame is that he was the first potato grower in Australia to have tomato potato psyllid (TPP) detected on his property. Darryl […]
In this article from Vegetables Australia magazine, AUSVEG Biosecurity Adviser Dr Kevin Clayton-Greene discusses how a robust on-farm biosecurity system can protect Australian vegetable growing operations from the threat of pests and diseases, particularly those that seem inevitable to spread or arrive on our shores. I have heard it often said that it is inevitable […]
December 12, 2018
The Gold Coast will be abuzz with all things biosecurity on 12-13 June 2019, when government, industry and other interested parties unite for the inaugural Australian Biosecurity Symposium. Hosted by Animal Health Australia (AHA), the Invasive Species Council (ISC) and the Centre for Invasive Species Solutions (CISS), the theme of the Symposium is preventative biosecurity […]
With the wet season well underway across the Tropics, producers are reminded to keep an eye out for signs of Bovine Ephemeral Fever (BEF), commonly known as three-day sickness, in their cattle. BEF is caused by an insect-borne virus, making it more common in areas where climate and weather conditions support larger numbers of mosquitos […]
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 […]
Whether you’re a commercial enterprise or own just one pig, you have an important role to play in protecting your property and Australia’s pork industry from biosecurity threats.
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Sponsor or exhibit at the 2019 Australian Biosecurity Symposium! Being a sponsor/exhibitor gives you multiple opportunities to network with key industry stakeholders & showcase your products & services.
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Tell us, how do you know what level of risk a visitor poses to your property? And how do you manage that risk?
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6 out of 152 #pork products seized at the border over a two week period were positive for #AfricanSwineFever reinforcing the importance of continued compliance with Australia’s strict #biosecurity requirements. @Australian_Pork | Read more: https://t.co/UdtPInBAPb
Running a feedlot? Put pen to paper and make sure you have a comprehensive biosecurity plan for your property. Find out more about #biosecurity for #feedlots at: https://t.co/BaM1gUlWSO @FarmBiosecurity @planthealthaust
Have you got a colleague doing great work that should be recognised more widely? https://t.co/gQ7xsbiO25
In a world first New Zealand is setting a new standard in #biosecurity detection methods by combining mathematical modelling with real time insect interception data, all linked into a smart phone app
One of our biggest challenges - also a threat in the Asia-Pacific region. #invasivespecies #foresthealth #APFISN https://t.co/wV1hNphxbG
#Xylella continues to spread with the first detection in Portugal recently reported. The EU continues to implement #biosecurity measures & awareness raising like this video to explain the risk posed by Xylella and the response to the outbreaks. #agriculture #horticulture https://t.co/KXjQotEqNQ
The expansion of the #almond industry is putting pressure on #bee pollination services https://t.co/UxmqozsxKG @ABCRural
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