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Government commits $13 million to pest and weed control

A RANGE of pest animals and weeds are being targeted by $13 million of Federal government-funded projects.

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 New funding has been allocated to a range of weed and insect pest control projects.

New funding has been allocated to a range of weed and insect pest control projects.

Nineteen projects will be funded following a competitive grant process to research and advance the control of some of Australia's worst established pest animals and weeds, including fall armyworm and prickly...

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A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

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Research Report: Sheds (April 2024)

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Research Report: Self-Propelled Sprayers (March 2024)

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