Vehicle wash-down tackles parthenium challenge

Vehicle wash-down tackles parthenium challenge

An on-farm clean-down facility is one of the central components of farm biosecurity for Nigel and Rosemary Brumpton at their property ‘Baynham’, in Mitchell in Queensland. Careful attention to vehicle and machinery cleanliness has always been a priority, with a particular focus on preventing incursions of parthenium weed (Parthenium hysterophorus). The Brumptons strongly believe that…

Sugarcane growers manual

Sugarcane growers manual

Sweet! A new manual for sugarcane growers. For the first time, sugarcane growers have a manual dedicated to their biosecurity needs. Sharyn Taylor, National Manager Broadacre Cropping at Plant Health Australia, said that the manual includes advice in line with the Farm Biosecurity essentials. “The essentials have been tailored to address situations that cane growers…