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Could you be our next BMSB champion?

Could you be our next BMSB champion?

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16 Aug 23 Biosecurity News

Could you be our next BMSB champion?

We’re looking for post-harvest facilities ready to lead our industry Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) surveillance programme – it’s easy, and we’ll give you everything you need.

We’d like you to have two BMSB traps installed for 12 weeks at your facility, and have you check them fortnightly. Any stink bugs detected need to be reported via Find-A-Pest and we’ll set you up with all the training, trap and monitoring components.

We’ve got a flyer with all you need to know here (including pictures of the traps being checked) and if you’re able to join the programme it takes just a moment to sign up here.

We trialled this programme last season and it went really well, with the added bonus of no BMSB detections, however targeted surveillance like this – combined with public surveillance – greatly increases our chances of spotting these unwanted bugs early enough to do something about them and greatly reduce impacts to our orchards and businesses.


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