The bacterium that could wipe out buffalo fly

Shan Goodwin
By Shan Goodwin
November 5 2020 - 12:00am
The bacterium that could wipe out buffalo fly

SCIENTISTS are making big strides towards a biological control for the dreaded buffalo fly, the tiny parasite that costs the northern cattle business almost $100m a year and is knocking on the door of southern producers.

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Shan Goodwin

Shan Goodwin

National Agriculture Writer - Beef

Shan Goodwin steers ACM’s national coverage of the beef industry. Shan has worked as a journalist for 30 years, the majority of that with agricultural publications. She spent many years as The Land’s North Coast reporter and has visited beef properties and stations throughout the country and overseas. She treats all breeds equally.

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