Secretaries Perdue and Zinke join forces to combat 2018 wildfire season

Secretaries Perdue and Zinke join forces to combat 2018 wildfire season

Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke hosted a fire briefing for Members of Congress at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to hear the forecast for 2018’s wildfire season. Following the meeting, the secretaries sent a memorandum to wildland fire leadership highlighting the importance of inter-departmental collaboration to increase…

Drone app - keep skies safe

Drone app - keep skies safe

A new app is being developed to help people flying drones stay safe. The app will show no-drone zones such as aerodromes, helicopter landing areas and restricted airspace. These are all areas where it is not safe or legal to fly a drone. The Civil Aviation Safety Authority has teamed up with specialist company Drone…

Streamlining export access

Streamlining export access

Australian vegetable growers looking to enter key export markets are set to save significant cost and complication after global and domestic food-safety certification requirements are combined. The initiative being delivered through Horticulture Innovation Australia – using vegetable industry levy funds and funds from the Australian Government – in partnership with Ausveg, will have a significant…