Veterinary and agriculture sciences
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Work needed to reduce the negative effects of heat stress on Australian dairy cows, research reveals
Researchers have investigated the impact of heat stress in Australian dairy cows grazing summer pastures, revealing high temperature and humidity leads to a significant drop in milk production, but that this can be rectified through the provision of shade and more water troughs.
New project to help prevent spread of animal to human diseases
As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to unfold, University of Melbourne researchers are joining part of a consortium of veterinary scientists established to train a new generation of ‘animal disease detectives’ in 11 countries across Southeast Asia and the Pacific.
Microwaves put the heat on herbicide resistant weeds
The University of Melbourne is tackling herbicide resistance head-on thanks to the invention of a device by Faculty of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences’ Doctor Graham Brodie that uses microwaves to kill weeds and treat soil.
Dookie Day 2019: Planting the seeds of the future
The University of Melbourne’s Dookie campus will be open to the community, local industry, alumni and prospective students on Sunday 22 September 2019.
New $7 million project to use brown coal to reduce agricultural waste and pollution
An innovative new project by University of Melbourne academics will research the agricultural and economic viability of using brown coal to process agricultural waste into fertiliser, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and costs to farmers.
Professor John Fazakerley announced as new FVAS Dean
The University of Melbourne is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor John Fazakerley as its new Dean of the Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences (FVAS).