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South Australia's Grains Biosecurity Officer, Judy Bellati, reminds growers to monitor their grain stored on farm for insect pests and to be mindful of the fact that resistance is increasing to many of the chemicals being used to control grain insects... It is vital that growers and farm advisers promptly report any unusual pests and disease symptoms in grain to the relevant authorities, including the Exotic Plant Pest Hotline on 1800 084 881." Details on who to call and what do to are also contained in the Grains Farm Biosecurity Manual developed by the Grains Farm Biosecurity Program which is a collaboration of Plant Health Australia and the Grains Producers Australia... The manual and the work of the Grains Farm Biosecurity Program is complemented by Grains Research and Development Corporation's investment - on behalf of growers and the Australian Government - in a number of biosecurity strategies to protect the interests of the Australian grains industry and the nation as a whole...
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South Australia's Grains Biosecurity Officer, Judy Bellati, reminds growers to monitor their grain stored on farm for insect pests and to be mindful of the fact that resistance is increasing to many of the chemicals being used to control grain insects... It is vital that growers and farm advisers promptly report any unusual pests and disease symptoms in grain to the relevant authorities, including the Exotic Plant Pest Hotline on 1800 084 881." Details on who to call and what do to are also contained in the Grains Farm Biosecurity Manual developed by the Grains Farm Biosecurity Program which is a collaboration of Plant Health Australia and the Grains Producers Australia... The manual and the work of the Grains Farm Biosecurity Program is complemented by Grains Research and Development Corporation's investment - on behalf of growers and the Australian Government - in a number of biosecurity strategies to protect the interests of the Australian grains industry and the nation as a whole...
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Grain growers across northern NSW and southern Queensland will have the opportunity to hear from leading agribusiness professionals at the upcoming Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Business Updates... James Clark, GRDC northern panel chair said the return of the GRDC Business Updates was in response to interest from growers as they faced the dual challenges of rising costs and fluctuating commodity prices... "GRDC has a good track record of linking the region's growers and advisers with research information so we are using a similar format to help them finetune their business operations and gain insight as to how they can increase profit and lower risk," Mr Clark said...
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The integrated management of invertebrate pests in Tasmanian grain crops will be the focus of a workshop for advisers and growers at Campbell Town on September 9... The Grains Research and Development Corporation ( GRDC) workshop is locally supported by Dow AgroSciences and Syngenta and addresses the needs of advisers and growers who seek an improved understanding of insects and their management to assist with implementation of more sustainable insect management practices... Workshop topics include implementing an integrated approach to insect management and decision making; monitoring, thresholds and management strategies for regionally important crops and insects; and integrated pest management tools including conserving beneficial insects and options for more selective insecticides...
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The integrated management of insect pests in grain crops on the Eyre Peninsula will be the focus of a workshop for advisers and growers at Cummins on September 11... The Grains Research and Development Corporation ( GRDC) workshop is locally supported by Dow AgroSciences and Syngenta and addresses the needs of advisers and growers who seek an improved understanding of insects and their management to assist with implementation of more sustainable insect management practices... Workshop topics include implementing an integrated approach to insect management and decision making; monitoring, thresholds and management strategies for regionally important crops and insects; and integrated pest management tools including conserving beneficial insects and more selective insecticide options...
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All baiting must be completed by late August or at least two months before harvest, according to the South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) Entomology Unit... SARDI entomologist Kym Perry says very high snail populations this season increase the risk of snails becoming a grain contaminant at harvest, potentially clogging machinery or leading to downgrades. ".. The next few weeks are the last opportunity to bait to reduce snail populations prior to harvest now is the time to monitor and assess the need to bait," said Mr Perry, whose work is supported by growers and the Australian Government through the Grains Research and Development Corporation's (GRDC) investment in the National Invertebrate Pest Initiative (NIPI)...
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All baiting must be completed by late August or at least two months before harvest, according to the South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) Entomology Unit... SARDI entomologist Kym Perry says very high snail populations this season increase the risk of snails becoming a grain contaminant at harvest, potentially clogging machinery or leading to downgrades. ".. The next few weeks are the last opportunity to bait to reduce snail populations prior to harvest now is the time to monitor and assess the need to bait," said Mr Perry, whose work is supported by growers and the Australian Government through the Grains Research and Development Corporation's (GRDC) investment in the National Invertebrate Pest Initiative (NIPI)...
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The integrated management of invertebrate pests in Victorian grain crops will be the focus of a workshop for advisers and growers at Lake Bolac on September 10... The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) workshop is locally supported by Dow AgroSciences and Syngenta and addresses the needs of advisers and growers who seek an improved understanding of insects and their management to assist with implementation of more sustainable insect management practices... To enable in-depth discussion on key issues, workshop numbers are limited so growers and advisers are encouraged to register early...
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Rough bollworm is the larvae of a moth which occurs widely on malvaceous plants, including cotton in Australia and the Pacific Islands... Larvae are up to 18mm long, thickset, mottled grey and brown with irregular yellow-orange spots in rows along the back... Cut open green bolls and wilting or dying growing points and check for larvae...
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