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New exclusion fencing technologies have come to the rescue of Barcaldine sheep producer David Counsell as wild dogs and biosecurity risks challenge his family’s sheep operation.
For all Australian producers, it makes good business sense to reduce the risk of spreading pests and diseases by weaving biosecurity measures into everyday farm management routines and now there’s a video to show them how.
The NSW Department of Primary Industries is hosting a series of drop in sessions across the state as part of a consultative approach to developing new regulations of the Biosecurity Act 2015.
A two day workshop to develop a National Tramp Ants Biosecurity Plan begins in Brisbane.
World Rabies Day, on 28 September, is a reminder for all Australians to do their part to ensure that Australia remains rabies-free.
Preventing cane toads from entering man-made dams to cool down in the hot, arid zones of Australia kills them in large numbers and is an effective way to stop their spread.
Whilst sheep, cattle, chickens and pigs are the bread and butter of Australia’s livestock production, there are a host of other unique livestock sectors across the country that contribute to the economy and require good on-farm biosecurity and emergency animal disease preparedness too.
Victorian farmers have praised a five-year $20 million Government commitment to continue co-ordinating Australia’s battle to control the rabbit, carp, wild dog, fox and other damaging pest control programs.
The fight to stop the widespread damage to agriculture caused by wild dogs and foxes will be fortified with poison baits - Dogabait and Foxecute® - now available for use in Australia.
The Bovine Johne’s Disease (BJD) Framework document, released to set a new path for managing BJD, has moved to implementation phase and cattle producers are encouraged to get familiar with the impending changes.