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

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Assess your risk with revised Sheep Health Statement

July 2, 2013

The new National Sheep Health Statement (SHS) came into use on 1 July 2013. The statement helps producers manage a range of on-farm disease risks and provides important information when buying and selling stock. The SHS provides pertinent information to enable producers to assess the risk of introducing new sheep. It encourages buyers to take […] Read more

Back-pocket biosecurity for livestock producers

July 2, 2013

Farm biosecurity practices are now even more accessible with the new back-pocket friendly Farm Biosecurity for Livestock Producers brochure. The easy to use on-farm brochure has been developed by AHA grazing industries under the Farm Biosecurity program and includes biosecurity tips from a range of producers. Duncan Rowland, Executive Manager Biosecurity Services at AHA, said that the […] Read more

Biosecurity Farmer of the Year Award

June 16, 2013

Nomination deadline extended to 2 August They’re on again. The Australian Farmer of the Year Awards are coming back to Melbourne in September and our very own biosecurity award (plant and animal categories) is part of the honour roll. Nominations are now open, and as sponsors Animal Health Australia and Plant Health Australia are calling […] Read more

Production nurseries taking biosecurity seriously

May 31, 2013

The latest version of one of the most important plant industry biosecurity plans, the Industry Biosecurity Plan for the Nursery Industry, is now available. The nursery industry supplies greenlife to a wide range of end users including the forestry sector, landscapers, fruit orchardists, cut flower and vegetable growers as well as the revegetation and land […] Read more
Organic Grains Manual

Help for organic grain growers to deal with pest threats

May 31, 2013

Biosecurity and the use of best practice is a high priority for the Australian grains industry. The Farm Biosecurity Manual for the Organic Grains Industry aims to help organic grain producers deal with pest threats while complying with the Australian Standard for Organic and Biodynamic Products. According to Greg Fraser, Executive Director and CEO of PHA, […] Read more