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Grains and Oilseeds Biosecurity

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How can it add value to your farm?

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What is Biosecurity?

Biosecurity refers to a series of management practices designed to minimize or control the introduction, spread and release of plant pests.

What are the pests that could impact your farm?

Plant pests include weeds, diseases, insects, nematodes, molluscs, bacteria, fungi and viruses.

How does a Biosecurity Management Plan to your farm?

What are the major objectives of a Biosecurity Management Plan?

What tools can you use to implement and strengthen your own Biosecurity Management Plan?

A group of national grains and oilseeds grower associations, provincial governments and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency worked together to produce two valuable tools:

These tools are designed for farmers to voluntarily make their own assessment of biosecurity risk and build their individual biosecurity management

Biosecurity is everyone's responsibility. What is your role?

For more information

Everyone has a role to play in keeping the industry strong and productive. To view a copy of the National Voluntary Farm-Level Biosecurity Standard for the Grains and Oilseeds Industry or for more information on biosecurity, please visit Crop Biosecurity Web page.

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