March 6, 2019
We’re excited to announce the two winners of the 2019 Farm Biosecurity Producer of the Year award, Queensland cattle farmer Melinee Leather, and Yarra Valley strawberry grower Luciano Corallo. Animal Health Australia (AHA) and Plant Health Australia (PHA), through the Farm Biosecurity Program, are proud to have partnered once again with the Australian Government’s Department […]
February 19, 2019
Given the rapidly changing situation globally with African swine fever (ASF), Animal Health Australia are reminding all landholders who keep pigs to be extremely discerning with what they’re fed, in order to prevent the introduction of new diseases to Australia. “One of the biggest risks of introducing diseases to piggeries is in their feed,” according […]
Integrated pest management (IPM) combines the use of biological, cultural and chemical practices to control insect pests in agricultural production.It seeks to use natural predators or parasites to control pests, using selective pesticides for backup only when pests are unable to be controlled by natural means. IPM should not be confused with organic practices.It does […]
Are you losing money through hidden health conditions in your sheep leading to meat processing waste? The National Sheep Health Monitoring Project (NSHMP) can help you to understand which health conditions might be causing your sheep to be less productive, especially when the signs can’t be seen on-farm. “The NSHMP was set up to monitor […]
February 18, 2019
After harvest is the perfect time for three simple on-farm hygiene jobs to protect your stored grain from pests and prepare for the year ahead. Kym McIntyre from the Grains Farm Biosecurity Program advises that over summer is a good time to clean your unused grain storage and handling equipment and clear piles of grain […]
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An important step for Australia’s #wildlife, the first exercise to test the guidelines for a wildlife health response was put to the test in Exercise Drop Bear.
Read about what it means for the future of Australian wildlife #biosecurity on pages 36-37 https://t.co/rp83ZvQOXG
We met Marlena at the Australian Veterinary Association conference in 2018 and were so inspired by her passion and enthusiasm towards the profession that we just had to share her story with you all!
You can read her story on pages 34-35 here https://t.co/rp83ZvQOXG
Did you know the FMD Ready Project has research partners working all around the globe to help strengthen our preparedness for an emergency animal disease outbreak, such as FMD? Check out where some of the FMD Ready Project's research partners are located!
So pleased to spend some time with Melinee & Rob Leather, winners of the #2019BiosecurityAwards in the @FarmBiosecurity Producer of the Year category!
Up to $1M in grant funding is available for innovative solutions to detect & manage hitchhiking #biosecurity pests. Submissions close 3 April, so get in quick. More info at https://t.co/8sXdSQPHPT
Western Australia’s #bee industry is notable for its freedom from bee pests and diseases, and beekeepers in WA must register their hives with #DPIRD to support broader efforts to protect the State's prized #biosecurity status https://t.co/1T2OPhGchm @WAFarmers @NRM_WA @GGA_WA
New VIC phylloxera detection, multi-lingual fact sheets for seasonal workers, how to host professional visitors safely, Penley Estate's biosecurity focus and more. The Vinehealth Australia March 19 e-news is out now: https://t.co/8nkwjfWSa7
If you’ve ever experienced Far North Queensland’s heat and humidity, you’d know that walking ten kilometres a day in gumboots and disposable overalls requires almost superhero qualities.
Meet Sam, a surveillance officer with the Panama TR4 Program in Moresby.
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