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Farm Biosecurity News
When hiring hives for pollination, many beekeepers and growers find it a good idea to have a pollination agreement. This approach has the advantage that the growers can specify exactly what they need.
Around 200,000 beehives will be transported around growing regions in southern Australia for pollination, making effective biosecurity more important than ever.
Central Queensland cattle producer Melinee Leather and her husband Rob are leaders in applying sound on-farm biosecurity and animal welfare practices on their properties and sharing their knowledge with others.
A case of Hendra virus in the Hunter Valley in northern New South Wales has prompted AHA to issue a reminder to horse owners on the importance of biosecurity and early reporting of diseases.
Many farmers use compost and manure for various soil structure and fertility benefits, but it can be a potential pathway for the spread of diseases, pests and weeds.