Helping producers be better prepared for natural disasters
LBN National Operations Manager, Dr Sarah-Jane Wilson, recently took part in cyclone recovery workshops in Central Queensland, delivering a session on the importance of on-farm biosecurity measures before and after a natural disaster.
Run by AgForce Projects and Queensland Farmers Federation (QFF), the aim of the workshops was to help farmers be more resilient in the face of natural disasters.
LBN at AgFest in Launceston
In April, LBN joined forces with the Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association Weeds Committee to deliver on-farm biosecurity information at AgFest in Launceston.
LBN’s Jess Coad was on hand to discuss weed spread via livestock. Using a display of hay bale, sheep/cow and manure, she gave examples of weeds that can be spread via feed and fodder, on the fleece/coats of sheep and cattle, and via their digestive system.
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