Boosting Australia's macadamia harvest

Boosting Australia's macadamia harvest

Despite the industry being affected by the recent severe weather, Australian macadamia growers are nevertheless hopeful of another strong crop this season, and will no doubt welcome news that new research aims to reduce the harvest window by several weeks and save the industry a combined estimated total of more than $30M per year. (more…)

Training pilot completed for pest animal controllers

Training pilot completed for pest animal controllers

Through the National Wild Dog Action Plan a project has been commissioned to identify national requirements and standards for those wishing to work as Pest Animal Controllers. Three pilot training programs will be conducted throughout mainland Australia to provide individuals dealing with pest animals the confidence, knowledge and training required to quickly, efficiently, and humanely…