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The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) eConnected Grainbelt Project is preparing to launch its new interactive weather website and several new Application Programming Interfaces (APIs), next month.
Wheat growers have been reminded to review the disease ratings for the varieties in their cropping program this year, despite the weather forecast for a drier than average start to the growing season.
The latest agronomic and research information to assist barley growers to optimise their crop’s potential is now available online.
Redlegged earth mites (RLEM) are showing increasing resistance to available insecticides. These insecticides include synthetic pyrethroids (SP) (Group 2A), the organophosphates (Group 1B) omethoate and chlorpyrifos.
Aspiring entrepreneurs with an idea that would benefit the Western Australian grains industry have an opportunity to apply for a scholarship to attend the Curtin Ignition innovation accelerator program.
The new $11.5 million Northam Grains Research Facilities are a hive of activity as the growing season gains momentum. A crowd of more than 100 people attended the official opening of the facilities by Agriculture and Food Minister Alannah MacTiernan in early May.