The Moredun Research Institute has come a long way since it was set up by Scottish farmers in 1920, in a bid to cut devastating livestock losses.
Monty hears how its latest breakthrough has revolutionised farming practices as far away as South Africa and Australia – and how researchers are even playing a crucial role in the fight against Covid-19.
Guests this time:
Al Nisbet – head of Moredun’s vaccines and diagnostics department
Tom McNeilly, Moredun’s head of disease control
Mara Rocchi – head of Moredun’s virus surveillance unit
Jessica Allport – merino sheep farmer in New South Wales, Australia