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Lindsay Bourke, Tasmania’s biggest beekeeper, is on a mission to keep Australia’s honey the best-tasting, purest and safest in the world.
Thinking about biosecurity in day-to-day farming operations has been vital to the success of the 12,000 hectares owned and operated by Queensland grain grower and 2010 Australian Biosecurity Farmer of the Year finalist, Angus Woods.
Producing more than 150,000 trees annually, the Peter and Sandra Young of Birdwood Nursery say biosecurity has been at the forefront of all production processes in the business.
When threatened by a cucumber virus that could affect his crop, Michael Quach from Lake Bennett Hydroponic Cucumbers at Noonamah, Northern Territory, ramped up on-farm biosecurity measures to protect his livelihood from the disease.
A first-hand experience with ovine Johne’s disease (OJD) seven years ago put wool producers, Shelley and Chris Cocker from Evendale in Tasmania on a crusade to help make other Tasmanian producers more aware of the disease and the biosecurity practices required to minimise the incidence of OJD.