New important conditions for Brown Marmorated Stinkbug season

New important conditions for Brown Marmorated Stinkbug season


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The first day of Spring marks a lot of things for farmers, one of them being the beginning of brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB, Halyomorpha halys) risk season, which runs from 1 September 2021 to 30 April 2022, when the pest travels to Australia hitchhiking among imported goods and cargo. (more…)

Act now to prevent lead poisoning in cattle

Act now to prevent lead poisoning in cattle


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Livestock producers across NSW are being alerted to the risks for cattle from old batteries lying around their properties, following reports that 280 cattle have been exposed to lead toxins in the last three months. (more…)

Supporting the next generation of NSW farmers


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The Australian Government is providing over $878,000 to the Royal Agricultural Society of New South Wales (RASNSW) for two projects to promote agricultural learning in classrooms. (more…)

New biosecurity hub for grains industry

New biosecurity hub for grains industry


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Plant Health Australia (PHA) in partnership with Grain Producers Australia (GPA) have launched an online hub of industry-specific biosecurity resources and tools. (more…)

Managing feral animals can help Australia’s transition to net zero emissions

Managing feral animals can help Australia’s transition to net zero emissions


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Effective management of feral animals can play a part in achieving net zero emissions in Australia by 2050, according to Andreas Glanznig, CEO of the Centre for Invasive Species Solutions. (more…)