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Million dollar bushfire recovery works provide boost for farmers
With The ACT Government has brought forward major works to try to boost the economy as it floundered under the virus crisis. The aim is to spend to keep the economy up in the face of the plague...
Good opportunity to invest in the farm?
With alot of farmers still in drought, or recovering from drought, just how much appetite is there going to be for a fresh spend-up on some new plant or farm equipment....
Fencing renewal underway in burnt regions
The Huge effort to roll out new fencing for fire-affected farmers is gearing up. Thousands of kilometres of fencing was destroyed by the huge blazes across the north-east and East Gippsland...
Burnt timber posts pose a potential arsenic poisoning threat
A case of arsenic toxicity in the Central Tablelands region has been traced to burnt timber posts treated with copper chrome arsenate (CCA). Mudgee based Local Land Services District Veterinarian...
Feral pig sightings cause concern with Victorian farmers
A south-west Victorian Land- care facilitator says the discovery of feral pigs in a regional nature reserve is cause for concern. Basalt to Bay Landcare network facilitator Lisette Mill...
Woolgrowers want giant dog fence in the Northern Tablelands
Grazier Andrew Wood believes the issues of reinstating a major Northern Tablelands dog fence goes to the heart of sheep production in Australia, and whether governments are really in the business of protecting farmers.
Applications open for funding to combat feral animals and weeds
Applications for 10 million dollars in pest and weed funding opened today with 183 councils eligible to apply for project funding in the latest round. The funding will assist drought affected farmers...
Common mistakes limiting value of exclusion fences
A Veteran Fencing Contractor says the return of netting fencing is revitalising production options in inland areas, but warns that in some cases poor construction and inadequate maintenance standards...(19/12/2019)
Come clean on your biosecurity needs - act now
While the movement of livestock is the most likely pathway for spreading animal diseases, pests, and weed throughout Australia, people, vehicles and equipment...
Bilbies released into massive NSW natural time capsule
Bilbies are roaming the south-west of NSW for the first time in more than a century after 30 of the marsupials were released into a section of Mallee Cliffs National Park...
Fencing on show with Waratah to help out
Goulburn Ovens Institute of TAFE’s Agriculture Department held a fencing demonstration day at. This fencing demonstration day was attended by Waratahs own Mark Thompson.
Native wallaby brought back from brink of extinction
There is hope at the largest fully fenced wildlife sanctuary in the world at Newhaven Station, 300 kilometres outside of Alice Springs. An ambitious conservation project is Bringing native animals back...
Farmers band together to build 'wall' against ferals and roos
Fence us in! That was the response from 22 landholders in the western division, some of whom have contributed over $100,000 each to the biggest cluster exclusion fence in NSW.
Planned grazing and wallaby-proof fencing shows promise
Results from a grazing and wallaby exclusion trial on a farm in Geeveston are showing very promising results for improving farm productivity. Local farmer Simon Burgess...
Newhaven wildlife sanctuary stage 1 declared feral-free
WC’s ambitious project to restore central Australia’s lost biodiversity at Newhaven Wildlife Sanctuary has reached a new milestone – the eradication of all feral predators from the 9,400-hectare fenced area...
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