Displaying items by tag: disease

Tuesday, 10 December 2019 10:55

M. bovis milestone in sight

The Mycoplasma bovis eradication programme is closing in on another milestone as 2019 draws to an end.

Published in General News
Monday, 09 December 2019 08:43

Pig virus on the march

A new report warns that a virus decimating parts of the global pork industry could spread to more countries next year.

Published in Farm Health
Monday, 09 December 2019 08:41

Facial eczema – the hidden killer

Most of the damage caused by facial eczema (FE) is subclinical (no obvious external signs) and goes unnoticed until it’s too late, comments Agritrade.

Published in Farm Health
Monday, 09 December 2019 08:37

Big drop in sheep measles

A big drop in sheep measles prevalence has occurred during the past 12 months.

Published in Farm Health
Monday, 25 November 2019 10:45

Scabby mouth a scourge, but treatable

Scabby mouth is also called contagious ecthyma, or contagious pustular dermatitis.

Published in Farm Health
Tuesday, 19 November 2019 09:45

Going with the flow to combat trunk disease

Unimpeded sap movement is crucial for a healthy vine, but often foiled by pruning techniques, says Simonit & Sirch master pruner Mia Fischer.

Published in Industry
Thursday, 14 November 2019 09:51

Saving Sauvignon Blanc... and Marlborough

Viticulturist Richard Smart explains the growing threat to Marlborough’s wine industry: trunk disease. 

Published in General News
Friday, 18 October 2019 13:55

Vaccinations protect people, animals

As we struggle to fathom how we ended up in the throes of a measles outbreak again, we’re reminded of the importance of vaccinations to protect us from life-threatening diseases.

Published in Farm Health
Thursday, 12 September 2019 12:13

Pushback on disease affecting brassica crops

A team led by Punjab Agricultural University, India, with researchers from The University of Western Australia, reports a breakthrough in disease resistance in brassica crops.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 10 September 2019 13:55

Chicken disease controllable — industry

A suspected new disease in the New Zealand poultry industry is a disappointment, says Michael Brooks, executive director, Egg Producers Federation (EPF).

Published in General News
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