Humans of Agriculture


Andrew Henderson is the Independent Chair of the Safemeat Advisory Group, we sat down with Hendo to get the 101 on Foot & mouth Disease to understand a bit more about what it is, how it’s transferred and what work is happening in the background to prepare and combat it coming to Australia.

  • What is Foot and Mouth Disease?
  • How is it spread?
  • Why is it a significant threat to Aus livestock sector?
  • What’s the process to regain market access?
  • How long has it been a concern for Aus for?
  • Why more of a concern now?
  • Is there a vaccine?

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This episode of the Humans of Agriculture podcast was recorded on the lands of the Gadigal people and I’d like to extend our respects to the traditional owners, their care of the lands, air and water has enabled us to continue the stories of how these lands have connected people and place.

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