Providing practical information to help you protect your farm from biosecurity risks

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Biosecurity – for creatures great and small

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 […] Read more
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Victorian vet a shining light in good biosecurity practice

May 15, 2017

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 […] Read more
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Learn how to keep your honey bees healthy

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 […] Read more
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Top 10 biosecurity tips for field days

May 10, 2017

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 […] Read more
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Don’t worry, be appy!

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 […] Read more