Keep a paper trail to prove legal chemical compliance

Pesticides are not just chemicals - they are also scheduled poisons, hazardous substances and dangerous

Farm office

01 JUL 2005

Vaccinate to prevent Q-fever infection

A national Q-fever prevention programme involving vaccination and education of high-risk groups has been

Farm office

01 SEP 2003

Talk it over to beath 'the blues'

Depression affects about 20 per cent of Australians.

Farm office

01 JAN 2003

Gear up for health's sake when outdoors

Be sun smart and avoid the risk of skin cancer from sun exposure by wearing protective clothing, hats,

Farm office

01 JAN 2003

Plants help fight the cholesterol war

Naturally occurring plant sterils can help reduce blood cholesterol levels, according to recent CSIRO

Farm office

01 MAY 2000

Whole-grain diet essential for healthy body

A diet rich in whole grains can significantly reduce the risk of contracting heart disease, bowel and

Farm office

01 MAY 2000

Firefighters kept safe with better understanding

Firefighters are risking their lives when working near bushfire that is spreading at a rate below its

Farm office

01 MAR 2000

Prevent injuries with wide fence rung

Neil Schirmer, Lockhard, New South Wales, has removed a part of the top section of fences on his property

Farm office

01 MAR 2000

Spotting causes a fire hazard

A recent study by CSIRO Forestry and Forest Products will help predict the distance ahead of bushfires

Farm office

01 JAN 2000

Model provides seasonal fire indication

Computer models are being trialled to gauge the potential season fire danger in different pasture types.

Farm office

01 JAN 2000

Reduce physical work as temperatures rise

Farmers can avoid th erisk of heat stress during hot months by limiting heavy work to the early morning

Farm office

01 JAN 2000

Tips for safe use of dairy chemicals

Store acids and alkalis in a locked chemical store or in a segregated and secure area within the dairy.

Farm office

01 OCT 1999

Milk vat and pipe cleansers present toxic risk

Dairy farmers can reduce injury risks when handling chemicals and detergents by taking adequate care

Farm office

01 OCT 1999

Modified food set to expand

Consumers are willing to try gene modified foods provided they can see some clear benefits according

Farm office

01 AUG 1999

Ultrafine skin protection

Half the noses in Australia will be wearing a more protective shield against the sun's deadly untraviolet

Farm office

01 AUG 1999

Safety tips for around the farm

July 19-25 is Farm Safety Week and farmers are encouraged to take adequate safety precautions to ensure

Farm office

01 JUL 1999