Farmsafe and CGU have jointly established the Farmsafe Farmer Awards to encourage the farming community to think about safety and to recognise individuals or groups who have
Who can enter: The Farmsafe Farmer Awards 2007 nominations are open to individuals, farmers or groups that have made a contribution to improve Australian farm safety. How to enter Application forms are available for download from the following websites: www.farmsafe.org.au and www.cgu.com.au .
Almond Production Manual University of California, USA (1996) Provides information on all stages of almond production, from planting and developing new orchards to managing bearing orchards and harvesting and handling crops. Written by more than 50 UC experts, the manuals information is practical and suited to field application. Includes more than 80 colour photos. $37.50 (incl GST)
demonstrated initiative in managing farm health and safety.
There are three awards:
Farmsafe Farmer of the Year – $500 prize. Community Farm Safety Group – $1,000 prize. Individual Farm Safety Contribution – $500 prize.
Closing date : 30 August 2007
Integrated Pest Management for Almonds—2nd Edition University of California, USA (2002) Covering 120 different pest problems including diseases, insects and mites, nematodes, vertebrate pests and weeds. You’ll also find expanded chapters on recommendations for control techniques where endangered species occur and detailed information on cover crops. You’ll also find revised sections on navel orangeworm and peach twig borer along with revised and updated tables on susceptibility of rootstocks and scion cultivars to major pests. Illustrated with 259 photos, 69 line drawings and tables and a detailed index. $40.00 (incl GST) vertebrate pest management and vegetation management including
For further information, please contact: Farmsafe Australia: Debbie Payne (02) 6752 8210 CGU Insurance: Elise Sullivan 0411 010 496
The awards will be made annually on the basis of:
Farm safety management.
Farm safety innovation and research. Financial and management systems – how does the farm business keep health and safety records?
Australian Nutgrower Magazine Annual Subscription "Australian Nutgrower" is the journal of the Australian Nut Industry Council Ltd (ANIC), which represents the seven nut industries in Australia. It is published quarterly in March, June, September and December and has a full colour cover and 52 pages of nut industry news, research summaries, interviews, updates from overseas research and advertising.
(Free to Almond R&D Levy Payers)
$66.00 (incl GST)
Introduction to Commercial Almond Growing F.J Gathercole, SARDI - Loxton, Australia, (1998) A basic introduction to Almond varieties, cultural practices, growing and soil requirements. $22.00 (incl GST)
To order publications please contact the ABA on 08 8582 2055, email: email@example.com or visit www.australianalmonds.com.au