A new report from the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) has delivered generally positive news for wild fish stocks in Commonwealth-managed fisheries.
The team from the University of Sydney has won 2018’s title at the 2018 Australian Universities Crops Competition (AUCC) held in Temora, New South Wales. This event brings together the brightest and best agricultural students from across Australia and the United States.
Australia’s Commonwealth-managed fisheries have been given a tick of sustainability with no fisheries subject to overfishing for the fifth consecutive year, according to the “Fisheries status reports 2018” released by the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resources Economics today (September 28, 2018).
The Mid North Coast of New South Wales could become home to the world’s first biorefinery turning sawmill residues into renewable diesel and renewable bitumen.
QUT Professor Martin Sillence, from QUT’s School of Earth, Environmental and Biological Sciences, said a new veterinary drug related to one used to treat human metabolic syndrome has been found to prevent laminitis in ponies with the equine version of metabolic syndrome.
In response to bird flu pandemics starting in 2013, officials in China introduced a new vaccine for chickens in September 2017. Recent findings suggest that the vaccine largely worked but detected two new genetic variations of the H7N9 and H7N2 subtypes in unvaccinated ducks. These…