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  • Hybrid-Ag joins the drumMUSTER program

    Last updated: 13-12-2019
    drumMUSTER would like to welcome Hybrid-Ag to the program. Hybrid-Ag was established with the sole focus of supplying the agricultural market with high quality prescription blended soil and plant nutrient solutions. As the name ‘Hybrid’ (combination) & ‘Ag’ (agriculture) suggests, the best knowled...
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  • drumMUSTER recycled plastic used in innovative farming products

    Last updated: 12-12-2019
    Plastic droppers from drumMUSTER recycled plastic shown here Recycled agvet container plastic from the @drum_MUSTER program is used for droppers. These are run out along the @GallagherAMAU XL Westonfence being built in these images. Fencer Aaron Seabrook has used this system for the first time recently & is very impres...
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  • National Recycling Week

    Last updated: 11-11-2019
    National Recycling Week is a great opportunity to get your workplace involved in new or existing recycling programs and other sustainability initiatives. Having recycling programs in place is not only good for the environment but research shows that it is also good for staff morale with three in four employees agreeing that hav...
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  • Drought takes its toll on 2019 sugarcane season

    Last updated: 14-10-2019
    CANEGROWERSMedia Release A lack of rain is making a dent in Queensland’s 2019 sugarcane harvest and the peak group for growers, CANEGROWERS, says a new report indicates the state economy will feel the impacts. CANEGROWERS CEO Dan Galligan said figures for January to September 2019 revealed the southern sugarca...
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  • 5 millionth agvet container collected in WA

    Last updated: 26-09-2019
    Photo: Dominique Doyle (Agsafe), Tanya Beinhauer ( EMRC) and Stephen Fitzpatrick (EMRC) at the presentation. On Wednesday 25 September drumMUSTER presented the Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council (EMRC) with a certificate recognising their outstanding contribution toward Australia’s most successful stewardship ...
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  • MEDIA RELEASE: Imtrade Australia rejoins the drumMUSTER Program

    Last updated: 10-09-2019
    Agsafe is pleased to advise that Imtrade Australia, has decided to rejoin the drumMUSTER & ChemClear programs effective immediately. As such Imtrade containers are eligible and can be accepted at all drumMUSTER collection sites effective immediately. Please notify all your Council’s drumMUSTER Inspectors that Imtra...
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  • drumMUSTER reaches 34 million recycled containers

    Last updated: 09-08-2019
    Australia’s longest running agricultural waste management program has today reached another milestone, with the collection of its 34-millionth chemical container. This equates to over 38,000 tonnes of waste that would otherwise have been sent to landfill or have been burnt or buried on farms. Agsafe’s drumMUSTER program,...
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  • drumMUSTER recognises outstanding contributions to the program at Agsafe Awards

    Last updated: 31-07-2019
    At the recent Agsafe Stewardship Conference and Awards in Brisbane, the drumMUSTER program came together from all parts of the country to recognise outstanding contributions to agricultural stewardship. Awards presented for the program were for the Community Group of the Year, Council Collection Facility of the Year, and the...
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  • DrumMUSTER celebrates 20 years of clean, green farms

    Last updated: 30-05-2019
    drumMUSTER is the national program for the collection and recycling of empty, cleaned, non-returnable crop protection and on-farm animal health chemical containers; known as AgVet products.  drumMUSTER’s belief is that the responsible use of AgVet chemicals, and waste management initiatives mean a cleaner environment...
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  • EPA fines basil farmer $2500 for misuse of pesticides

    Last updated: 19-05-2019
    The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is reminding horticultural growers to use and store pesticides correctly and ensure pesticide qualifications are valid after issuing fines totaling $2500 to a basil grower for unlawfully using pesticides on produce, operating without the correct qualifications, not storing pest...
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