Biosecurity lessons in planning and response for the vegetable industry

Plant biosecurity is a series of measures that aid in protecting production areas from harmful insects, weeds, and various plant diseases. On-farm biosecurity best practices play a pivotal role in maintaining Australia’s reputation of producing high quality products. 

Watch this informative and interactive one-hour webinar to get the latest updates from vegetable industry experts in Australia, including: 

  • Jess Lye, Manager Science and Extension, AUSVEG on the national researcher perspective, Australia's biosecurity system, current challenges and projects (presentation slides available here)
  • Greg Owens, CEO, NT Farmers on the regional VegNET practitioner perspective and the lessons learnt from the Cucumber Green Mottle Mosaic Virus (CGMMV) incursion (presentation slides available here).

This session was facilitated by Carl Larsen from RMCG and delivered by the National Vegetable Extension Network (VegNET), funded by Hort Innovation using the vegetable research and development levy and funds from the Australian Government.