Northern NSW durum wheat producers are encouraged to check their crops following the observation of chloride deficiency and general concern around the potential risks of Fusarium head blight in durum wheat crops due to the wet conditions.
All that is yellow in crops may not be as it seems and when it comes to making a decision to spray wheat for yellow spot - correct diagnosis of the disease is critical and can help growers save unnecessary expense on fungicide applications.
Local Land Services Western Region has warned sheep producers to insist on an Animal Health Statement when purchasing or agisting sheep or goats, following reported cases of footrot in central western NSW.
A combination of factors has led to severe early infection of blackleg disease in canola crops in southern Australia (South Australia, Victoria and southern New South Wales).
Farmers are being called on to tap into the Be Quad Safe website to claim up to $1200 in rebates on quad bike operator protection devices (OPDs), side-by-side (SSV) and other alternate vehicles.