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…)

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…)

Central NSW growers investigate IWM options

Central NSW growers investigate IWM options


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Tim Bartimote, Local Land Services (LLS) in Dubbo says many grain growers in the Central West region of NSW are keen to see the benefits of integrated weed management tactics demonstrated in their area. (more…)

Know before you sow in 2021

Know before you sow in 2021


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`Know before you sow’ needs to be a common mantra among New South Wales cereal growers this year if they are to avert costly losses from diseases such as Fusarium crown rot. (more…)

Researchers investigating virus outbreak in faba beans

Researchers investigating virus outbreak in faba beans


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A combination of a wet start to the year and the perfect breeding ground for aphids may have been responsible for unusually severe outbreaks of viruses in faba bean crops in northern New South Wales this season. (more…)