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

People in field

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
App video

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
Stef and her horse.

Biosecurity threats can follow you everywhere

April 7, 2017

WA champion show jump rider Stef Tucker is no stranger to biosecurity when taking animals to the show.  Stef has just trucked two horses and a pony from Perth to Sydney where she will compete in the Sydney Royal Easter Show, starting this week. Before she returns home however, Stef has to drench her animals […] Read more
Grains Farm Biosecurity Officers

Celebrating a decade of grains farm biosecurity

April 5, 2017

This year marks 10 years of the Grains Farm Biosecurity Program, the outreach program run as a partnership between state governments, the grains industry and coordinated by Plant Health Australia (PHA). The program is funded by growers through levies collected by Grain Producers Australia (GPA) in partnership with the governments of grain-growing states. PHA has […] Read more
Tomato greenhouse-2

Managing greenhouse pests and diseases to reduce costs and losses

April 5, 2017

Plant diseases in a typical greenhouse may cost as much as 15 per cent of potential income. Serious pest damage can take another 10 per cent from your bottom line. Rod Turner, General Manger, Risk Management at Plant Health Australia, says that with figures like this being the norm, it’s worthwhile taking any measures you […] Read more