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WANT TO GET THE LATEST ON BLACKBERRY WEED CONTROL? The Victorian Blackberry Taskforce has a number of upcoming events planned. Head along and get the latest on blackberry management. August 15 – Blackberry Control Demonstration event, Location - Fish Creek, co-hosted with the South Gippsland Landcare Network. September 18 - Invasive Species Forum, Location - [...]
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The Victorian Blackberry Strategy seeks to reduce the growing threat and impact of blackberry, a Weed of National Significance, on our agricultural industries and environmental assets. By taking a landscape-scale approach to blackberry management, community-led action is proving to be effective in achieving long-term and sustainable success. This approach recognises that integrated and coordinated action is needed […]

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The Victorian Blackberry Taskforce and Swifts Creek Landcare Group co-hosted a blackberry control demonstration event at the Tambo Valley Gun Club near Swifts Creek. Twenty people attended the event on the 30th April, where presenters focussed on  ‘Best Practice Blackberry Control Techniques’, including the use of new technology and drone applications (see main image). A […]

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Chairperson’s Report 2019 and 2020 has been very challenging for our communities with devastating impacts of drought and bushfires in many localities, followed by the Covid19 pandemic. The Victorian Blackberry Taskforce has continued to operate throughout the year to offer support to the many people who sought assistance with blackberry or weed issues.  We have […]

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The non-chemical demonstration site is located in North East Victoria, near the township of Towong. The property is a certified organic dairy farm. MANAGING BLACKBERRY: NON-CHEMICAL CONTROL Non-Chemical Control Demonstration Site: Results   OBSERVATIONS AND SECOND TREATMENT Observations and a second treatment of the product, which is accredited for use by organic growers, were conducted [...]
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