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A new approach to cattle tick management

<p>Cattle ticks are the most costly animal health issue facing the Australian cattle industry. But there has recently been a dramatic change in thinking as to what is best practice tick control, as Pamela Lawson discovers.</p>

Alex Paul
A new approach to cattle tick management

  The cattle tick (Boophilus microplus) is the most serious external parasite of cattle in Australia. They affect beef and dairy herds in Queensland, Northern Territory, Western Australia and northern NSW,...

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A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

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Research Report: Grouper Bins (July 2024)

This month's Research Report from Kondinin Group looks at a range of Australian-made grouper bins which can make a big difference when it comes to input logistics on the farm.

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Research Report: Carbon Calculators (June 2024)

Farming Ahead's June Research Report compares two carbon calculators which can be used by grain growers.

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Research Report: High Horsepower Tractors (May 2024)

Kondinin Group has rounded up some real broadacre muscle in this Research Report - looking at 447kW (600hp)-plus tractors.

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Research Report: Sheds (April 2024)

Sheds play a vital role in farming, offering shelter and protection for people, machinery, livestock and valuable inputs like chemicals and fertiliser.