Biosecurity Extension Community meets again

Members of the Biosecurity Extension Community heard insights from a major incursion for the WA vegetable industry, tomato potato psyllid, and the benefits of the Biosecure HACCP program for the nursery industry.

Over the horizon biosecurity workshop

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PBRI members met on 24 April to hear about research focused on ‘over the horizon’ biosecurity threats, a high priority area for the members.

Fall armyworm workshop identifies cross-sectoral RD&E needs

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The PBRI workshop of around 50 people from industry, government and research organisations across Australia and New Zealand discussed management of fall armyworm

B3 NZ Conference 2021

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The B3 NZ Conference will be held on 17-18 May 2021 at Te Papa Museum, Wellington.

Sustainable pest management – a high priority investment area for the PBRI

The PBRI has scheduled a series of workshops across the year to explore current and proposed research around agreed high priority topics. The purpose of these workshops is to collaborate across sectors, building on existing research investments…

PBRI initiates a new Biosecurity Extension Community

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A new collaboration has been formed for extension experts from across plant industries and government.

Mid-term review of the PBRI Strategy 2018–23

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A mid-term strategy review was completed by PBRI members to confirm the vision, purpose and strategic goals of the initiative.

Australian research tackling the risk of importing goods in sea containers

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The PBRI has scheduled a series of workshops on high priority plant biosecurity issues, with the first being held last week on 25 February 2021on the serious problem of global sea container hygiene.

Reflecting on the International Year of Plant Health in Australia

2020 was declared the International Year of Plant Health by the United Nations General Assembly and as the year draws to a close, we can reflect on the opportunities we had to raise global awareness on the importance of plant health.

$50 million in plant biosecurity projects prioritised and coordinated through national collaboration

The protection of our $32 billion plant industries is a priority of the highest order, and this provides drive and focus for the collaborative Plant Biosecurity Research Initiative.