NSW DPI manages major parthenium infestation at Croppa Creek

NSW DPI manages major parthenium infestation at Croppa Creek


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Biosecurity specialists are successfully managing a 65-hectare parthenium weed infestation near Croppa Creek after an observant agronomist found the weeds hidden in a sorghum crop and reported it late last year. (more…)

Free feathertop Rhodes grass herbicide resistance testing

Free feathertop Rhodes grass herbicide resistance testing


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Riverina and Central West farmers are being invited to send feathertop Rhodes grass seeds to the NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) for free herbicide resistance testing, as researchers strengthen strategies to manage the weed. (more…)

Be on the lookout for spongy moth

Be on the lookout for spongy moth


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The NSW community has been asked to look out for signs of spongy moth following recent heavy rainfall, providing an ideal environment for the exotic plant pest to thrive if it were to arrive here. (more…)

National Plant Biosecurity Strategy released

National Plant Biosecurity Strategy released


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The 2021-2031 National Plant Biosecurity Strategy (NPBS) released by Plant Health Australia (PHA) provides a framework to strengthen Australia’s plant biosecurity system over the next decade. (more…)

Iconic 2,500ha NSW Riverina farm on the market

Iconic 2,500ha NSW Riverina farm on the market


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The expansive and versatile Roseneath farm in Leeton, in the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area of the Riverina region of New South Wales, has been listed for sale by the Tabain family. (more…)

How to report pests and diseases as a grower

How to report pests and diseases as a grower


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Plant pests and diseases can have a serious impact on your business, industry and community. By reporting anything unusual, you help protect your bottom line but also help reduce the likelihood that new pests are here to stay. (more…)