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Research partnership to boost northern cattle industry

A multi-million dollar research and development program launched will provide a massive boost to Australia’s vital northern beef cattle industry. The Northern Beef Collaborative Partnership between Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) and The University of Queensland (UQ) is the most significant injection of research funds into northern beef cattle for 20 years and is designed…
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Cattle tick framework announced

Agriculture and Fisheries Minister Leanne Donaldson announced a simplified and stronger cattle tick management framework in Queensland including the location of the new tick line. “As of 1 July 2016, part of Queensland will be designated as a tick free zone, and the remainder will be designated as a tick infested zone,” Minister Donaldson said.…
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CattleMAP testing suspended

Animal Health Australia (AHA) has now commenced the evaluation of the Australian Johne’s Disease Market Assurance Program for Cattle (CattleMAP) – a key step in the implementation of the released BJD Framework. During this evaluation period it has been agreed that the testing requirement for CattleMAP will be suspended until 1 November 2016. “The review…
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