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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Crop and livestock industries are working together to promote the benefits of good planning to reduce biosecurity risks.. National PinG coordinator Kim Blenkiron says by working together, industry groups, grower groups and government could provide a seamless approach to on-farm biosecurity and planning that made it easier for growers to understand and apply... Ms Bellati says the aims of the two organisations - the Grains Farm Biosecurity Program (GFBP) and the LBN - overlapped considerably, with the same principles of biosecurity at the heart of the plant and livestock programs...
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Biosecurity strengthens weed control.. Problem weeds have been a major driver behind his biosecurity practices, including spiny burrgrass, St Barnaby's thistle, feathertop Rhodes grass and silver-leaf nightshade... Rodney has successfully eradicated spiny burrgrass and silver-leaf nightshade on his farm, and continues to employ several practices to ensure freedom from such weeds is maintained...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Crop and livestock industries are working together to promote the benefits of good planning to reduce biosecurity risks.. National PinG coordinator Kim Blenkiron says by working together, industry groups, grower groups and government could provide a seamless approach to on-farm biosecurity and planning that made it easier for growers to understand and apply... Ms Bellati says the aims of the two organisations - the Grains Farm Biosecurity Program (GFBP) and the LBN - overlapped considerably, with the same principles of biosecurity at the heart of the plant and livestock programs...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
South Australia's Grains Biosecurity Officer, Judy Bellati, reminds growers to monitor their grain stored on farm for insect pests and to be mindful of the fact that resistance is increasing to many of the chemicals being used to control grain insects... It is vital that growers and farm advisers promptly report any unusual pests and disease symptoms in grain to the relevant authorities, including the Exotic Plant Pest Hotline on 1800 084 881." Details on who to call and what do to are also contained in the Grains Farm Biosecurity Manual developed by the Grains Farm Biosecurity Program which is a collaboration of Plant Health Australia and the Grains Producers Australia... The manual and the work of the Grains Farm Biosecurity Program is complemented by Grains Research and Development Corporation's investment - on behalf of growers and the Australian Government - in a number of biosecurity strategies to protect the interests of the Australian grains industry and the nation as a whole...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
South Australia's Grains Biosecurity Officer, Judy Bellati, reminds growers to monitor their grain stored on farm for insect pests and to be mindful of the fact that resistance is increasing to many of the chemicals being used to control grain insects... It is vital that growers and farm advisers promptly report any unusual pests and disease symptoms in grain to the relevant authorities, including the Exotic Plant Pest Hotline on 1800 084 881." Details on who to call and what do to are also contained in the Grains Farm Biosecurity Manual developed by the Grains Farm Biosecurity Program which is a collaboration of Plant Health Australia and the Grains Producers Australia... The manual and the work of the Grains Farm Biosecurity Program is complemented by Grains Research and Development Corporation's investment - on behalf of growers and the Australian Government - in a number of biosecurity strategies to protect the interests of the Australian grains industry and the nation as a whole...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Biosecurity provides peace of mind - By Sharon Abrahams.. "Nobody wants to be responsible for spreading a pest or disease that ruins an industry and equally, nobody wants a pest or disease on their property that ruins them.".. IMAGE CAPTION: Ian Rathjen: "Nobody wants to be responsible for spreading a pest or disease that ruins an industry."..
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
- By Catherine Norwood Across Australia's grain-growing states, grains biosecurity officers provide a link between policy, planning and the practical application of biosecurity measures on farms and in the community... At field days, for instance, the grains biosecurity officers are often as busy behind the scenes as they are mixing with participants... IMAGE CAPTION: Grains biosecurity officers are often as busy behind the scenes as they are mixing with participants at field days...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
- By Catherine Norwood Across Australia's grain-growing states, grains biosecurity officers provide a link between policy, planning and the practical application of biosecurity measures on farms and in the community... At field days, for instance, the grains biosecurity officers are often as busy behind the scenes as they are mixing with participants... IMAGE CAPTION: Grains biosecurity officers are often as busy behind the scenes as they are mixing with participants at field days...
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A recent workshop provided training in vehicle inspection techniques as part of efforts to help grain and cotton growers improve biosecurity... Finding the sticky dots strategically placed onto vehicles in areas where crop debris collects was the task set for trainee machinery inspectors at workshops held recently in New South Wales to boost biosecurity... Finding the dots ensured that participants knew how to check all the nooks and crannies in vehicles and equipment that could harbour weed seeds and soil potentially infected with pests and disease...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Locusts then migrate on prevailing weather systems, invading adjacent agricultural areas, including those in southern Queensland... The ability of locusts to invade previously uninfested areas and lay eggs within days, combined with the mobility of flying swarms, makes swarm control particularly difficult for individual landholders... The Australian Plague Locust Commission (APLC) will implement control measures only where the commission considers the locusts to be in sufficient numbers to present an interstate threat...
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