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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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CRC for National Plant Biosecurity is a Co-operative Research Centre to undertake research to strengthen the plant biosecurity scientifica capacity of Australia... The CRC NPB started operating in November 2005 and aims to provide leadership in the development, execution and delivery of plant biosecurity..... Natural heat from the sun, which causes hot air to rise, is providing new strategies to improve phosphine fumigation and safely eliminate insects from stored grain...
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" Date: 16.02.2012 Biosecurity protects the farm from costly damage control - By Sharon Abrahams, Communication officer, Plant Health Australia Ensuring seed and hay coming onto the property is clean is a vital part of Andrew Robert's biosecurity program... Some years Andrew does contract hay cutting and baling and some spraying, and he is fastidious about ensuring the mower and baler are clean before going to client farms and before returning to the home farm... IMAGE CREDIT: Ensuring seed and hay coming onto the property is clean is a vital part of Andrew Robert's biosecurity program...
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Research and management to control Russian wheat aphid.. Grain growers across the GRDC's southern region are being urged to make themselves aware of all their options in controlling Russian wheat aphid (RWA) following the declaration that it is not technically feasible to eradicate the pest... As the industry moves from the eradication of RWA to a management approach, Primary Industries and Regions South Australia (PIRSA) and the GRDC are calling on growers to adopt a threshold-based management strategy that considers the impact on beneficial insects...
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