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With large parts of the country receiving some much-needed rainfall, many livestock producers are considering restocking or increasing their existing herds and flocks. While this is good news for those businesses, Animal Health Australia (AHA) is advising producers to be cautious with how they go about restocking.
With the world grappling with a human health emergency of a scale not seen in a century, it goes without saying that we’re living through a period that future health authorities will use as a case study.
The exotic pest fall armyworm has been detected on islands in the Torres Strait, Bamaga in Cape York, at Croyden in the Gulf country, South Johnstone, Tolga and Lakeland in Queensland.
The survey ‘field’ work for the 2020 Farm Biosecurity Producer Survey will be starting soon.
The winners of the 2020 Farm Biosecurity Producer of the Year Award are Templeton Farming Enterprises and Seafarms Group.