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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 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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The sustainable management of insect pests in grain crops is the thrust behind a series of workshops for grains industry advisers and growers to be held in South Australia in March and April... Topics include implementing an integrated approach to insect management and associated decision making process; monitoring, scouting and economic thresholds; integrated pest management tools including cultural control, conserving beneficial insects and appropriate use of 'softer' or more 'selective' insecticide options; and key pest ecology... Presenting will be entomologists Melina Miles (Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Queensland), Greg Baker, Kym Perry and Michael Nash (SA Research and Development Institute), with workshops facilitated by John Cameron from Independent Consultants Australia Network (ICAN)...
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The sustainable management of insect pests in grain crops is the thrust behind a series of workshops for grains industry advisers and growers to be held in Victoria in early April... Topics include implementing an integrated approach to insect management and associated decision making process; monitoring, scouting and economic thresholds; integrated pest management tools including cultural control, conserving beneficial insects and appropriate use of 'softer' or more 'selective' insecticide options; and key pest ecology... Workshops will be facilitated by John Cameron from Independent Consultants Australia Network (ICAN)...
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South Australian grain growers are being advised of the potential for a mouse plague this autumn... Grain remaining on the ground after harvest and from barley crops damaged by wind before harvest is supporting population build-up, with growers reporting the emergence of fresh mouse holes over recent weeks... Remov ing or reducing cover, including plant material, rubbish and general clutter around buildings, silos and fodder storage as these all provide protection for mice Rolling stubble in summer, which exposes mice to birds of prey ...
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