Diseases, pests and weeds
Diseases, pests and weeds

Two of the simplest, cheapest and most effective biosecurity actions you can take are monitoring and keeping a record of the health of your crops and livestock.

Good fencing sells farms
Good fencing sells farms

Quality fencing is one of the key features of a rural property when it comes to market valuation and can often reduce “days on market” and eventual sale price of rural properties.

Discussion paper proposes new invasive species initiative

Major institutional reform to support farmers and land managers combat the billion-dollar invasive species problem, has been recommended by the Invasive Animals Cooperative Research Centre.

Greater certainty for Australian farmers in tough times

Australian farmers will have greater flexibility to manage their finances during tough times with the passage of legislation which will strengthen the Farm Management Deposit (FMD) scheme.

Condition scoring app boosts farm confidence

In a hard season it's easy to look on the negative side of just about everything around the farm.

Keeping Australia’s frontline head and shoulders above the rest

Australia is lucky to be free of the world’s worst animal diseases, such as foot-and-mouth disease and avian influenza H5N1.