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Five tips for your early post emergent crop

With winter crops up and running across most of Australia’s key cropping regions, growers may want to implement a few practices to make the most…

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Cropping update – June 2022

At a glance Australian winter crop production tipped to be the fourth largest on record in 2022-23. Western Australia has had a good run with…

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Act fast to minimise viral spreading

When aphids start to multiply in broadacre crops, there’s always a danger the infestation will turn into the sort of ‘super spreader event’ we’ve heard…

Cropping, Seasons

Controlling pests and diseases in crops

Biopest® provides growers with an Integrated pest and disease management product capable of controlling multiple, unrelated pests and fungal diseases simultaneously. Biopest® is a uniquely…

Cropping, Latest News, Seasons

Cheers WeatherShield: the formulation you can rely on

With its sophisticated stable WeatherShield formulation, Colin Campbells Chemicals (CCC) brand, Cheers 720 has become one of Australia’s market leaders for chlorothalonil. Chlorothalonil is the…

Cropping, Horticulture, Seasons

The science of choosing snail and slug baits

Snail and slug bait technology has come a long way since the traditional bran-based dry process pellets. In Europe, the need to improve delivery of…

Cropping, Horticulture, Seasons

Miravis® Star fungicide delivers value in pulses and canola

A new fungicide offering extended residual control of a wide range of diseases in canola and pulse crops has been released by Syngenta. Miravis Star…

Cropping, Seasons

New fungicide now available for wheat and barley growers

Wheat and barley growers will have access to a powerful new fungicide for disease control this season following the registration of Uplift fungicide in Australia.…

Cropping, Seasons

Short rainfast fungicide suits frequent rain events

Strategic fungicide use in canola paid-off for northern wheatbelt grower Trevor Piggott last year. In addition to canola, Trevor and his wife Lizzy operate a…

Cropping, Seasons

Bacstim and Rhizovator – a winning combination

Bio stimulants have gained positive traction over the recent years with great results coming from their use. The use of over-promised sales tactics has however,…

Cropping, Seasons

Strategy shift as wild oats resistance becomes a reality

The increased incidence of wild oats resistance to Group 1 (Group A) resistance means farmers and agronomists are looking at alternative options for control. Group…

Cropping, Seasons

Fertiliser choice helps reduce on-farm carbon emissions

Australian farmers can help to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions simply by electing to use quality nitrate fertilisers that have a known carbon footprint. Globally,…

Cropping, Horticulture, Seasons