National Fruit Fly Council appoints new manager

National Fruit Fly Council appoints new manager


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Plant Health Australia (PHA) and Hort Innovation are proud to announce that Stuart Burgess has been appointed as the new manager of the National Fruit Fly Council (NFFC). (more…)

Grain harvest parthenium alert

Grain harvest parthenium alert


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With a bumper grain harvest forecast this year, NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) has alerted people bringing harvesting machinery into NSW from Queensland that they are required by law to ensure equipment crossing the border is free of the devastating parthenium weed and its seeds. (more…)

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…)