May 15, 2017
Whilst sheep, cattle, chickens and pigs are the bread and butter of Australia’s livestock production, there are a host of other unique livestock sectors across the country that contribute to the economy and also require good on-farm biosecurity and emergency animal disease preparedness. Animal Health Australia (AHA) has teamed up with Charles Sturt University to […]
For Sarah Matthews, a mixed-practice vet working in Warrnambool, biosecurity is an important part of her daily work routine. Her diligent efforts in preventing the spread of diseases is a reminder for producers to check that their own vets are taking biosecurity seriously. A typical day for Sarah may involve visits to a number of […]
May 10, 2017
A new online training course was launched by the Australian Honey Bee Industry Council (AHBIC) and Plant Health Australia this week, to make it easy for beekeepers to find out how to care for honey bees in accordance with the new Australian Honey Bee Industry Biosecurity Code of Practice. The Biosecurity for Beekeepers course explains […]
Field days and on site trials provide valuable information to producers, however they can also be the perfect occasion to spread unwanted diseases, pests and weeds. Become biosecurity aware when visiting or running a field day. Remember, you are at the forefront of good biosecurity practice. The key biosecurity risks of field days and trials […]
April 7, 2017
Have you downloaded the FarmBiosecurity planning app yet? If you haven’t and are a little unsure of how it works, why not take a minute and see how. Once you have watched the video, share the link with anyone you know who is looking to implement biosecurity on their farm, because the FarmBiosecurity app is […]
Don't go batty over an exotic disease! Great initiative from Wildlife Health Australia and various industries https://t.co/CJrF1ozr9g
Attn: WA cattle producers! @DAFWAmedia have provided you with an update on requirements for Johne's Disease https://t.co/vdWBma8SU1
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Handy list of resources w/ info about new Johne's disease regulations coming into force: https://t.co/MmrqYddbnY #agchatoz @livestockbionet
Funding for 3 important plant #biosecurity projects to protect industry from pests & support exports ops. #Mildura | https://t.co/fD5bPP1LHm
Bee surveillance boosted at 32 of the nation’s riskiest ports https://t.co/uW7F3Bf4m6 @ABCRural @Ruralweekly @FruitnetNews @planthealthaust
John McDonald @#HC17 presenting on "Reducing The Biosecurity Risk in Planting Material". Highlighting BioSecure HACCP as a systems approach
#VinehealthToughQuestions: Do we have an understanding of potential #xylella vectors in Australia? We're asking to ensure we're prepared...
"Australia is keeping a close eye on high-risk plants that could bring in #XylellaFastidiosa" - @DeptAgNews's Susie Collins.
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