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Risk assessment vital before sowing canola crops

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Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Southern Regional Panel chair David Shannon says the risk of blackleg infection in crops and potential for yield losses this year remains extreme... Mr Shannon says it is imperative that growers and their advisers implement management strategies before they begin sowing, to reduce the risk to crops and the broader industry. ".. The Risk Assessor, developed by the GRDC and industry partners, can help growers and advisers determine if a high risk situation exists in certain paddocks and which management practices can be changed to reduce the risk of severe blackleg infection. "..
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