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Do you want to know how theses changes could impact you? In this BeefConnect webinar presentation, Seamus Batstone from the Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy (Charleville)…
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This guide to ‘Reducing weed risks from fodder’ aims to increase awareness of weed risks associated with fodder use in Queensland. It highlights tools which can be used to help you assess your weed risks when sourcing fodder and suggests simple strategies for reducing weed risk during fodder transportation, storage and feeding out.

The Distribution, invasiveness, biology and control of rubber bush (Calotropis procera) in northern Australia project aimed to understand the biology and impacts of rubber bush and contributed to…
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The Biological control of bellyache bush: Native range surveys in South America project investigated potential biological control agents for bellyache bush (Jatropha gossypiifolia) in Peru, Bolivia and Paraguay.…
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The project, Preliminary investigation of prickly acacia dieback, investigated naturally occurring Indian biocontrols to combat prickly acacia which currently infests large tracts of western Queensland grasslands. Summary Prickly…
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The project New detection and classification algorithms for mapping woody weeds from UAV data followed on from the project UAV surveillance systems for the management of woody weeds…
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The project New biocontrol opportunities for prickly acacia: exploration in India researched natural agents controlling prickly acacia in India. Prickly acacia (Acacia nilotica ssp. indica) is a major…
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Parkinsonia is classified as a “Weed of National Significance” due to its invasiveness, potential for spread, and economic and environmental impacts.  Parkinsonia has invaded over 800,000 ha of…
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This manual offers best practice management options to land managers dealing with weedy Sporobolus grasses, including giant rat’s tail grass (GRT) and giant Parramatta grass.

The aim of this guide is to help landholders and advisors identify the risk factors and deal proactively and more effectively with the incidence of pimelea. It includes several producer case studies from across Australia.