Singleton Beef Marketing Forum

LBN’s regional officer for NSW Rachel Gordon recently presented at the Singleton Beef Marketing Forum on the importance of biosecurity systems, including NLIS, for protecting international market access.

While there Rachel also toured the Singleton Showgrounds with local show committee members to discuss how biosecurity could be improved during the event, when the movement of stock, trucks and people can risk the spread of diseases, pests and weeds.

Huon Small Farm Expo

LBN’s regional officer for Tasmania Jess Coad recently presented at the Huon Small Farm Expo on the role small landholders can play in protecting themselves and those around them from the risks of unwanted weeds, pests and diseases.

Jess and was joined by Rachel Gordon, LBN’s NSW officer, who was visiting to learn first hand the issues affecting Tasmanian producers and to help man the LBN information stall.

Together they gave away more than 60 Property Identification Code (PIC) application forms, and National Livestock Identification System (NLIS) guides for smallholders, to attendees who where either thinking about getting livestock, or already had some.

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