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Fire ants – what are they and what to look for

Fire ants are native to the South American countries of Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay and Argentina. They were first detected in Brisbane, Queensland on 22 February 2001 and are believed to have entered the country in shipping containers. In late November 2023, the NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) confirmed the discovery of a number of […]

Grower Profile – Peirson Memorial Trust

Adrian Crush, General Manager at Peirson Memorial Trust, started using Harvest Trail Services at the end of last season, to backfill roles. They’re now his first call when he needs workers. Peirson Farm is part of the Peirson Memorial Trust, a charity organisation dedicated to supporting disadvantaged youth. Seventy-five years ago, two sisters from the […]