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The use of spray technology to control weeds, pests and diseases is widespread and is often heralded as the easiest option.
Manganese deficiency is most often seen on well drained neutral or calcareous soils but heavy fertiliser usage can induce it in other soils, particularly after heavy applications of lime.
Don’t send water and fertiliser dollars down the drain. When it comes to irrigation systems, one size does not fit all.
Bovine anaemia due to Theileria orientalis group (BATOG) is a disease of cattle that is caused by the blood parasite Theileria orientalis and spread by the bush tick (Haemaphy
Carrot virus Y has been found in carrot crops throughout Australia.
Chickens can be a great asset to any small landholding. They provide eggs, produce fertiliser, control insects and weeds, eat kitchen scraps and loosen soil while scratching.
Hollow heart is an internal disorder where a 'lens' or 'star'-shaped cavity forms in the potato tuber.
Matching water supply in the soil to crop demand using good irrigation practice is important to produce a high quality potato crop.
Good postharvest cooling and storage allow product to be stored and shipped to distant markets and meet consumer requirements.
Strong winds can wreak havoc on crops, pastures, vineyards and orchards causing breakages, fruit fall and sandblasting.