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2012 Media releases

 

25 September

Farmer vet wins biosecurity award

An equine veterinarian’s ability to ‘practice what he preaches’ has seen him take out the coveted Biosecurity Farmer of the Year (livestock) award at the Australian Farmer of the Year Awards earlier this month.
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11 September

OJD crusader nominated for biosecurity award

A proactive attitude and regional collaboration are the key planks in Bob Reed’s approach to tackling biosecurity threats.
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10 September

Award finalist has multi-layered approach to biosecurity

Murraylands onion grower Steve Rathjen is one of three finalists for the plant Biosecurity Farmer of the Year Award.
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7 September

Victorian farmers recognised for biosecurity awareness in awards

Farmers Rodney and Debbie Pohlner of Glenlee, north-west of Dimboola in the Wimmera region, and the Schwedes family, also of Glenlee, are finalists in the plant biosecurity category of the Australian Farmer of the Year Awards.
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7 September

Product integrity the top priority for WA Wheatbelt award finalist

As a major supplier of cattle for live export, market access and product integrity are never far from Ivan Rogers’ mind.
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26 June

Plant biosecurity winner leading defence against myrtle rust

The winner of last year’s plant Biosecurity Farmer of the Year Award, Peter Young from Birdwood Nursery, is encouraging other plant producers to nominate for the 2012 awards, which are currently open for nominations.
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28 May

Biosecurity credentials good for business

The winner of last year’s Biosecurity Farmer of the Year Award in the livestock category is encouraging other livestock producers to nominate for the 2012 awards, which are currently open for nominations.
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15 May

Horse flu and biosecurity – the evidence is in

Research into Australia’s first horse flu (equine influenza) epidemic in 2007 has shown that on-farm biosecurity measures are effective in preventing the spread of disease even when a major outbreak is already well underway.
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19 April

Two biosecurity awards up for grabs

Are you actively working to reduce the threat of pests and diseases on your farm? Or, do you know a farmer who recognises the importance of biosecurity?
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2 March

Wet weather has disease threats flooding in

With many parts of Australia again affected by a rainy La Nina summer and another flood wave moving down the Darling River system, Animal Health Australia urges livestock producers to be on the lookout for the extra risks to animal health that wet weather usually brings.
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