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

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New webpage for endemic sheep disease project

November 6, 2014

Sheep producers now have a new resource for information on endemic livestock conditions with the development of an information page on the Animal Health Australia website about the new Livestock Production Conditions Project (LPCP). The LPCP pilot project was developed by AHA together with its sheep industry peak bodies to take a more holistic approach […] Read more
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Think about water biosecurity this summer

November 6, 2014

With summer just around the corner, plant and animal producers are being encouraged to create a biosecurity plan for water on the property. Duncan Rowland, Animal Health Australia’s Executive Manager Biosecurity Services said many pests and diseases can survive for a long time in water until they find another host, so it is important to […] Read more
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Industry action: on the ground biosecurity specialists

November 6, 2014

Some of Australia’s larger plant industries have appointed specialists to provide biosecurity advice and assistance to growers. They also communicate with others in the supply chain to support regional and interstate biosecurity efforts. In many cases, they are considered ‘the face of biosecurity’ for an industry. You can contact these biosecurity officers if you need […] Read more
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Farm biosecurity essentials: farm inputs video

November 6, 2014

Farm Biosecurity has produced another short video  in the series based on the ‘biosecurity essentials’. It provides a practical overview of some measures you can implement as part of your daily routine to minimise the risks associated with moving anything onto your property. The video features interviews with farmers about why biosecurity is important to […] Read more
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Biosecurity is important for small landholders too

October 2, 2014

Proactive and cooperative relationships between small landholders and neighbouring primary producers help reduce biosecurity risks. That was one of the messages delivered by WA Livestock Biosecurity Network (LBN) State Regional Officer Megan Harrod at the recent WA Small Landholder Information Day. The event, held near Albany in the Torbay Catchment, was a collaborative effort between […] Read more