Diseases

Bird flu strains detected in Victoria are not the same as those found recently in US dairies and pose little threat to Australian cattle. Credit: Parilov, Shutterstock.
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Victorian bird flu outbreak poses little risk to Australian cattle

Avian influenza strains at Victorian poultry farms are different to those infecting US dairy cattle.

19 June 2024

 Closeup of Septoria Tritici Blotch. Photo: Grant Hollaway, GRDC.
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GRDC invests in new STB projects

GRDC invests $8m into projects which aim to reduce the impact of STB.

22 January 2024

 Yellow spot in Scepter wheat. Photo courtesy Planfarm.
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Yellow spot warning for Western Australia

Disease detected but not at damage-causing levels

31 July 2019

 Eye cancers are most commonly seen in Hereford or Poll Hereford cattle or white-faced Friesians.
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Early detection and treatment are keys for eye cancer

Avoid misdiagnosis in cattle

15 April 2019

 A case of anthrax has been detected in cattle in southern Queensland. The anthrax belt (pictured) has seen four anthrax detections in the past couple of years. Picture courtesy Biosecurity Queensland.
CATTLE

Another case of anthrax confirmed in southern Queensland

Cattle owners urged to be cautious

23 July 2018

Pest monitoring stepped up
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Pest monitoring stepped up

New mobile hubs to be deployed around Australia

31 January 2018

Campaign targets yellow spot knock-out
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Campaign targets yellow spot knock-out

A campaign led by the GRDC and Curtin University is urging growers and farm advisers across Australia

17 August 2015

Praise around the globe on World Vet Day
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Praise around the globe on World Vet Day

VETERINARIANS were honoured over the weekend for their work to prevent some of world's most dangerous

28 April 2014

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Utrisha N: The new biostimulant boosting broadacre yield potential

Extensive trials conducted across Australia show boosted yields in a wide range of

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Maximise your nitrogen use efficiency

Losing nitrogen to the environment can be costly.

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Safety first for the year ahead

Since 1870, Blundstone, have supported & protecting farmers across Australia from

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Precise and Productive Seeding Equipment

The success of next year's harvest begins now, with strong preparation and planning.

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: 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.

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Research Report: Self-Propelled Sprayers (March 2024)

In this month’s Research Report, the Kondinin Group research team of Mark Saunders, Ben White and Josh Giumelli present the results of the latest round of self-propelled sprayer testing. The team traversed several states to round up six of the latest sprayers, which can cost upwards of $1 million each.