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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

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

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

New fungicides delivering multiple benefits

ADAMA Australia recently launched Maxentis® EC and Proviso® fungicides to the local industry for use in canola, wheat, barley and oat crops. Maxentis is a…

Agronomy, Cropping, Seasons

Four top reasons customers choose Trojan

Trojan® Insecticide (150 g/L gamma-cyhalothrin capsule suspension) is a patent protected fifth generation pyrethroid that is marketed and sold exclusively in Australia by FMC. Widely…

Cropping, Seasons

Old herbicide classification makes way for the future

Resistance management whether it’s related to fungicides, insecticides or herbicides, is critical to the long-term sustainability of our industry. Australia is at the forefront of…

Cropping, Seasons

New tools to keep ahead of evolving annual ryegrass resistance

Reports of the continued evolution of annual ryegrass herbicide resistance across the country’s major cropping regions has once again reinforced the push for growers to…

Cropping, Seasons

Significant advantages for Australian growers from new nematicide

Corteva agriscience Australia is pleased to announce the first global registration of Salibro® Reklemel® active nematicide. Corteva agriscience Australia regulatory and policy manager, Greg Mitchell…

Cropping, Seasons

Making glyphosate go further

The now standard practice of controlling weeds in summer fallows primarily with glyphosate will shift slightly this summer. Many growers are now looking to reduce…

Cropping, Seasons