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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

When do I need to bait for snails and slugs?

Grain industry research has found that the timing of bait applications is critical to reduce snail numbers and protect emerging crops from slugs. Understanding when…

Cropping, Seasons

DiPel® – technology ahead of its time

Very few crop protection products have stood the test of time, but even after 50 years, DiPel  stands alone as the leading biological product that…

Cropping, Seasons

Red legged earth mite and Lucerne flea monitoring

Cooler weather and wet conditions are a breeding ground for pests in crops and pastures. In South Australia’s mid-north, the Red legged earth mite (RLEM)…

Cropping

Russian wheat aphid discovered in WA

Russian Wheat Aphid (RWA) is a common pest with a growing presence across Australia’s key cropping regions. After detection in South Australia’s mid-north in 2016,…

Agronomy, Cropping

Green peach aphid control in canola

Green peach aphids attack many crops in Australia, with canola being particularly vulnerable in broadacre cropping areas of the WA grain belt. As agronomist Benita…

Cropping

Early season pests

Pests come in all shapes and sizes. Two-legged or four, flying or crawling. In this article broadacre cropping specialist Peter Eliott-Lockhart takes a look at…

Agronomy, Cropping