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Start the season with a clean, clear boom sprayer

Urging farmers to prepare for the cropping season with a thorough decontamination of boom sprayers, AgNova says just one residue breach is all it could…

Cropping, Farm Supplies, Seasons

Mollusc mitigation – what risks do snails and slugs pose?

Control of snails and slugs requires timely application of baits, based on an understanding of when and where the greatest threats exist. Snails and slugs…

Cropping

How post-emergence nutrition affects broadacre crops

Post-emergence in broadacre crops is a critical time to set up crops for flowering, pollination, and harvest. Plants undergo extreme growth at this time, which…

Cropping, Seasons

Fungicide spray window in southern canola crops a game changer

The introduction of Aviator® Xpro® to control sclerotinia in canola on Mark Harmer’s Victorian property has delivered both a significant yield advantage, and a much…

Cropping, Seasons

Inoculation you can bank on

If grain legumes are part of your crop rotation, you’re probably already using seed-applied (peat) or soil-applied in-furrow (granule) inoculants to boost the yield from…

Farm Supplies, Seasons

Controlling Green peach aphid in canola

With most cropping areas across Australia experiencing a wetter summer this year, and the forecast of further rains ahead, many canola growers are looking forward…

Cropping, Farm Supplies, Seasons

Effective snail control starts now in Vines

Many grape growers have had a long battle with snails this season. Last autumn through to spring, conditions were ideal for snail breeding in vineyards…

Cropping, Seasons

SA grain growers reap benefits from seed treatment combo

Protecting your cereal crop during the vulnerable establishment stage is a strategy that has paid off for SA grain growers Simon and Nick McCormack. Simon…

Cropping, Farm Supplies, Seasons

Updating the way you treat seeds

Do you rely on using the same combination of seed treatments on the same crops year after year? With some damaging diseases becoming less sensitive…

Agronomy, Cropping, Seasons

Stress damage –what’s it doing to your yield?

As farmers we all aim to achieve the highest yield possible. In Australia year on year we face challenges with crop constraints due to soil…

Agronomy, Cropping, Seasons