Chris Dennis is a regional manager for plant health covering the largest potato growing region in the country. In this blog, Chris talks about how drones are being used in the field to help plant health inspectors identify disease from the sky!
The APHA Annual Science Review 2018 has been published and gives an overview of our main scientific achievements and highlights during the last year.
This year’s symposium, held at APHA Weybridge, was entitled ‘Global thinking: Modelling pathogen risk and spread across borders’. Read on to find out how important mathematical modelling is to predict where, and how, pathogens may spread from country to country in the future.
Veterinary investigation Officer, Adrienne Mackintosh, based at APHA’s Carmarthen Veterinary Investigation Centre, talks about her role and its impact.
Bees are really important pollinators and are therefore critical for our food security. To celebrate Bees’ Needs Week (8-14 July) Arran Folly and Mark Thomas talk more about these amazing creatures.
APHA Weybridge hosted the eighth Avian Science Day in early May this year. In this blog, learn about APHA's important avian surveillance and research activities as highlighted at this event.
On Monday 27 May 2019, APHA scientists attended an event at the British Embassy in Paris to promote our international scientific capabilities to colleagues from around the world.
Worldwide, tick-borne diseases may be the greatest threat to farm animal production as well as the second greatest threat to human health, second only to mosquito-borne diseases. In this blog, Paul Phipps from the Virology Department discusses ticks and the diseases associated with the red sheep tick.
In the next in our series of blogs about the work of the Surveillance and Laboratory Services Department (SLSD), we showcase some of the varied testing that we do in the department, and shine a light on some of the …
Today marks the beginning of the fifth annual Invasive Species Week, led by the GB Non-native Species Secretariat.