The Grains Farm Biosecurity Program (GFBP) has created some fact sheets to increase biosecurity awareness among contractors, agronomists, researchers and producers. For assistance creating a biosecurity plan, identifying biosecurity risks or sourcing equipment or material to mitigate risks, contact a Grains Biosecurity Officer.
Grains biosecurity fact sheets
Grains industry farm biosecurity
Highlights some of the measures that can be implemented on-farm by growers to help protect the Australian grains industry from exotic pests.
High priority exotic pests of the grains industry
Describes some high priority exotic pests of the grains industry.
Biosecurity guidelines for contractors fact sheet
Provides guidelines to assist contractors to minimise biosecurity risks when working on farms.
Is your agronomic business a biosecurity risk?
Informs advisors, consultants, agronomists and other industry personnel about the biosecurity risks associated with field work and movement between farms.
Is your field day a biosecurity risk?
Explains how to prevent field days and on site trials from becoming occasions to spread pests and weeds.
Is your field research a biosecurity risk?
Explains the biosecurity risks associated with conducting field research and demonstrations on your farm.
Is your farm at risk? – Overseas trips
Highlights the biosecurity risks when welcoming overseas visitors or returning to Australia after travelling overseas.
Is your farm at risk? – People movement
Explains how to manage the biosecurity risks associated with people moving onto or about farms.
Effective farm wash down facilities
Highlights the features of washdown areas for vehicles or machinery entering your property.
For more information about the Grains Farm Biosecurity Program, contact Plant Health Australia on 02 6215 7700, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Grains Biosecurity Officer
|NSW||Rachel Taylor-Hukins||0409 945 069|
|Qld||Kym McIntyre||0429 727 690|
|SA||Judy Bellati||0412 218 228|
|Vic||Jim Moran||0418 377 930|
|WA||Jeff Russell||0447 851 801|