Celebrating the birth of a rare northern hairy-nosed wombat joey at a Qld nature refuge established to help save the species.
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…
The Fisheries Research and Development Corporation (FRDC) has just invested $350000 to help improve workplace health and safety in the commercial fishing industry across the country.
Pests most commonly targeting New Zealand’s pastures are costing the economy up to $2.3 billion a year, an AgResearch study has found.
In September 2018, a joint NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) and Local Land Services surveillance operation in the Riverina is helping protect the state’s $65 million lupin industry from anthracnose.
Climate change could lead to increased human exposure to heavy metals and metalloids such as mercury, arsenic and lead, as well as organic contaminants such as PFAS pollutants.
The kiwifruit, a member of the Chinese gooseberry family, contains about as much vitamin C as an orange. This extra boost in vitamin C production is the result of the kiwifruit’s ancestors’ spontaneously duplicating their DNA in two separate evolutionary events approximately 50-57 million and…
Western Sydney University is proud to announce David Goodfellow as the 2018 Hawkesbury Alumni Award winner in recognition of his stellar achievements in Australia’s agricultural industry.