OnFARM Podcast

OnFARM Podcast: Moredun on the Cutting Edge

By 7th December 2020 No Comments

Listen to “Moredun on the Cutting Edge” on Spreaker.

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
Maraย Rocchi – head of Moredun’s virus surveillance unit
Jessica Allport – merino sheep farmer in New South Wales, Australia

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