Pests, 22 Mar 2021
New research indicates there are variable levels of sensitivity to some insecticides between populations of fall armyworm in different geographical areas of Australia.
Pests, 18 Feb 2021
Grain growers are urged to create hostile environments for mice by reducing residual food supplies and optimising baiting programs to deal with the worsening mouse situation.
Pests, 05 Feb 2021
Growers are encouraged to check grain storages for insects, with summer conditions ideal for a rapid increase in pest populations.
Pests, 29 Jan 2021
The Mouse Update will feature lead researcher Steve Henry on Friday February 12.
Pests, 13 Jan 2021
Allowing the importation of a biological control will form as part of research into fall armyworm control options.
Pests, 16 Dec 2020
A new predictive tool for Russian wheat aphid (RWA) management aims to help Australian growers avoid yield losses and unnecessary expenditure on control costs. The tiny exotic pest has expanded its range across the country since it was detected in Tarlee, South Australia in 2016. RWA has been detected in five states in four years, including SA, Victoria, Tasmania, New South Wales and Western Australia.
Pests, 13 Dec 2020
Food resources left in paddocks post-harvest could sustain mouse breeding and lead to higher numbers through into crop planting.
Pests, 04 Dec 2020
Fall armyworm currently shows no evidence of resistance to important insecticides.
Pests, 27 Nov 2020
Getting as much grain stored as possible will help reduce potential mouse populations and baiting activities prior to sowing in 2021.
Pests, 11 Nov 2020
Compiling information from international knowledge and expertise, the Fall armyworm Continuity Plan has been developed for the Australian grains industry.