Below is information about how farming and livestock industries can:
- reduce bushfire risk
- better handle bushfires
- recover from bushfires.
Reducing bushfire risk
The following farming guidelines give farmers instructions on how to manage and reduce the bushfire risk:
The following grain harvesting document covers the following in relation to harvesting flammable crops:
- legislative requirements
- required practices
- recommended practices.
Download the Grain harvesting code of practice ( or )
The following document advises livestock owners how to manage livestock before, during and after bushfires:
View recovery after bushfires list of considerations for landholders when restoring agricultural land and properties after bushfires.
You can also download the following fact sheets:
We may provide assistance to farmers and producers affected by bushfires.
We can help:
- assess burnt livestock
- advise on how to access veterinary services
- assist with euthanasia of severely burned livestock on welfare grounds
- locate livestock
- inspect livestock
- provide advice on disposal options for deceased livestock
- coordinate emergency fodder, water and fencing through Primary Producers SA
- coordinate recovery measures.
Call your local Biosecurity SA office if you need assistance recovering from a bushfire.
- Clare: (08) 8842 6222
- Glenside: (08) 8207 7900
- Kingscote: (08) 8553 4949
- Mount Gambier: (08) 8735 1300
- Murray Bridge: (08) 8539 2112
- Nuriootpa: (08) 8568 6400
- Port Augusta: (08) 8648 5160
- Port Lincoln: (08) 8688 3400
- Struan: (08) 8762 9100