Beef producer feedback needed for animal health monitoring and preparedness study based on farmer-led partnerships

Participation involves the completion of an online questionnaire (around 30 mins) that includes questions on animal health monitoring, preferred communication methods and information sources.

Researchers from Charles Sturt University, Australian Bureau of Agricultural Resource Economics and Sciences and CSIRO are working on this study as part of a Rural Research and Development for Profit project* aimed at improving surveillance, preparedness and return to trade from emergency animal disease incursions using Foot and Mouth disease as a model.

You will not be identified in any reports produced and will have the opportunity to go into a prize draw to win a $50.00 retail gift voucher.

Complete the Understanding animal health management practices and communication and extension needs of cattle producers in Australia survey online.

*This project is supported by Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA), through funding from the Australian Government Department of Agriculture and Water Resources as part of its Rural R&D for Profit programme, and by producer levies from Australian FMD-susceptible livestock (cattle, sheep, goats and pigs) industries and Charles Sturt University, leveraging significant in-kind support from the research partners.

The research partners for this project are the Commonwealth Science and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Charles Sturt University (CSU), the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) and the Australian Department of Agriculture and Water Resources, supported by Animal Health Australia (AHA).

Last updated: 18 December 2017