Contents tagged with pathogens

16 August 2021

Ongoing nursery hygiene practices are important and form the basis of robust control programmes during the production season.

16 August 2021

Preventing problems getting onto the nursery is more effective than dealing with any outbreak at a later date.

16 August 2021

The severity of infection/infestation, frequency of occurrence and persistence all play key roles in determining the relative importance of any pathogen, pest or weed problem.

2 September 2021

Positive identification, and an understanding of the biology of the target pathogen, pest or weed is particularly important to build up an understanding of problems on your nursery.

3 June 2021

Soil microorganisms play a central role in driving soil processes.

12 March 2021

Find out about the disease-causing bacteria that lead to mastitis in heifers. 

12 March 2021

Read our advice on understanding the impact of mastitis on your heifer herd and profitability. 

19 February 2021

Environmental mastitis is caused by bacteria picked up from the environment, rather than bacteria spread from other infected cows.

25 October 2021

Heifer mastitis has a significant impact on long-term udder health and milk yield. Find out more about the disease and how it impacts your herd and costs.

14 April 2020

Understanding contamination, disinfection and managing risk