News wrap

News wrap

IN today's news wrap: a new plant signifies dairy's comeback, Australia's biosecurity is at risk, and...

Archive

01 DECEMBER 2014
Australia's biosecurity at risk

Australia's biosecurity at risk

A HUMAN disease pandemic, European honey bee colonies being wiped out and the invasion of a devastating...

Archive

25 NOVEMBER 2014
Farming future in the clouds

Farming future in the clouds

THE FUTURE of farming systems appears to be in the clouds, and one Australian company is reaping the...

Machinery General

24 OCTOBER 2014
NT plan to eradicate banana freckle

NT plan to eradicate banana freckle

A RADICAL new plan to eradicate a crippling banana disease from the Northern Territory will result in...

Archive

13 OCTOBER 2014
Farmers back ferry inspection changes

Farmers back ferry inspection changes

THE TASMANIAN Farmers and Graziers Association has welcomed the trial of a new biosecurity measure on...

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29 SEPTEMBER 2014
Quarantine WA continues efforts

Quarantine WA continues efforts

QUARANTINE officers from the Western Australian Agriculture and Food Department are continuing their...

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21 JULY 2014
Farm biosecurity bringing good business and farming practice

Farm biosecurity bringing good business and farming practice

THE Biosecurity Farmer of the Year award is part of the national Australian Farmer of the Year Awards,...

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05 JUNE 2014
Farm biosecurity bringing good business and farming practice

Farm biosecurity bringing good business and farming practice

THE Biosecurity Farmer of the Year award, part of the Australian Farmer of the Year Awards, recognises...

Archive

02 APRIL 2014
WA continues fight against BJD

WA continues fight against BJD

 WESTERN Australia's fight to stave off bovine Johne's disease is continuing, after a number of test...

Livestock General

03 MARCH 2014
Foot-and-mouth disease workshops kick off

Foot-and-mouth disease workshops kick off

LEONGATHA in Victoria will be at the centre of a national preparedness plan for foot-and-mouth disease...

Livestock General

03 MARCH 2014
Report allays fears of imported food safety

Report allays fears of imported food safety

RESULTS of tests applied to food imported to Australia show a consistently high rate of compliance with...

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17 FEBRUARY 2014
Grain monitoring vital this summer

Grain monitoring vital this summer

WESTERN Australian growers are being urged to regularly monitor grain for pests during summer and autumn...

Agronomy

05 FEBRUARY 2014