$283 million for NSW bushfire recovery projects


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NSW communities impacted by the 2019-20 Black Summer bushfires will benefit from $283 million in funding for 195 projects through Stage Two of the Bushfire Local Economic Recovery Fund. (more…)

Check cereal crops for Russian wheat aphid

Check cereal crops for Russian wheat aphid


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New South Wales grain growers are advised to monitor developing winter cereal crops for Russian wheat aphid (RWA) this season, and to consider treatment only if infestations are approaching potentially damaging levels. (more…)

Best practice key to Helicoverpa insecticide resistance

Best practice key to Helicoverpa insecticide resistance


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A significant increase in resistance to one key insecticide used to control the crop pest insect, Helicoverpa, has been recorded in central western New South Wales prompting experts to encourage grain growers and agronomists to use best practice tactics when managing the pest this season. (more…)

The peril of ferals captured through national competition

The peril of ferals captured through national competition


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Australia has voted and foxes, feral cats and feral deer have taken out the popular 2021 Centre for Invasive Species Solutions (CISS) feral photos and video competition, with some compelling imagery showcasing just how brazen these feral animals are. (more…)

New surveillance guide for pests and diseases of tropical crops

New surveillance guide for pests and diseases of tropical crops


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Plant Health Australia’s latest resource for growers is the Exotic Pest Identification and Surveillance Guide for Tropical Horticulture, developed with funding from the Australia Government Department of Agriculture and Water Resources. (more…)