The CSIRO Times: Beef Expo
The CSIRO Times, Beef Expo is a four-page special edition focussing on Rockhampton beef research, produced especially for Beef 2006.
Science for tomorrow: New developments
This article from Farming Ahead contains four stories on the effects of climate change and ‘sleeper’ weeds, developing gluten free beer, carbon sinks losing the battle and an enzyme to degrade the herbicide, atrazine. (1 page)
Managing lippia under climate change
This article from Farming Ahead details research on the use of computer simulation models to show how climate change is likely to affect the invasive plant, lippia, in the Murray-Darling Basin and how the results are relevant to other riparian weeds. (3 pages)
Vaccine for cattle pneumonia
Bovine respiratory disease (BRD) currently costs the Australian feedlot industry around A$60m a year. A vaccine is now available, thanks to Australian research.
Scientists are helping Australian producers to keep their livestock animals happy and healthy by developing new vaccines and treatments.
The months of a fire season
Serious wildfires usually occur in the Australian landscape each year during a recognised fire season. Fire seasons differ in different parts of the country.
Science for tomorrow: developments
This article from Farming Ahead contains four stories on increasing the range of durum wheat varieties, a joint venture to improve cotton varieties, how the sex life of silverleaf whiteflies affects their invasiveness and developing biofuels. (1 page)