Farm Weekly – SPA, SSAA team up on biosecurity

THE HUNTING community play a key service to farmers in the biosecurity space in their efforts in controlling feral species capable of causing great damage to crops and livestock such as foxes, pigs and deer.

However, on the flip side, there is the potential for these same hunters to unwittingly cause a biosecurity incursion, tramping unseen rust spores or other diseases into crops.

With this in mind Grain Producers Australia (GPA) and the Sporting Shooters Association of Australia (SSAA) have set up a new partnership to ensure more of the former and less of the latter.

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