Strain of Rabbit Haemorrhagic Virus confirmed in Western NSW

Strain of Rabbit Haemorrhagic Virus confirmed in Western NSW


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RHDV-2, a new strain of the Rabbit Haemorrhagic Virus (previously known as the rabbit calicivirus) has been confirmed in Western NSW, following detection of the disease in a rabbit found dead at Broken Hill in August 2016. (more…)

Wheat varieties for NSW growers

Wheat varieties for NSW growers


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Australian wheat breeding company LongReach Plant Breeders has revealed two new wheat varieties for NSW growers. (more…)

Long term confidence in Aussie cattle

Long term confidence in Aussie cattle


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Australian producers with cattle to sell should have confidence in the market over the long term, according to Meat & Livestock Australia’s cattle industry projections update. (more…)

Floods turn cars into death traps

Floods turn cars into death traps


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Engineers at the University of New South Wales have discovered just how easily cars can be washed away by even the smallest currents – making the crossing of floodwaters a dangerous and potentially life-threatening decision. (more…)

Rural innovation: vaccines for oysters

Rural innovation: vaccines for oysters


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For work safeguarding and improving Australia’s iconic oyster industry, Professor Raftos has been awarded the new Rural Research and Development Corporations Eureka Prize for Rural Innovation. (more…)