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Surveys by the Department of Agriculture and Food have confirmed hatchings of Australian Plague Locusts in the central and eastern wheatbelt.
The 2014 Agribusiness Crop Updates will be held from 24th - 25th February 2014 at Crown Perth.
The AAAC (WA) Inc. run events for members, industry particpants and the farming community.
Summarises the symptoms, infection cycle, disease risk and control recommendations for rust disease (Uromyces viciae-fabae) in faba bean.
Department of Agriculture and Food research scientist Chengdao Li homed in on the acid tolerant gene in the recently released barley variety LitmusTM using a genetic method akin to a game of battle
Grain growers and harvest contractors are reminded to pay attention to harvest hygiene and prevent any destructive pests from threatening the State’s crop.
Donnybrook residents are urged to be on the lookout for unusual birds after the discovery and capture of an Asian tree sparrow in the Argyle area.
Home gardeners and south coast farmers are urged to look out for a weed which poses a risk to barley crops and is toxic to livestock.
Sheep producers are encouraged to test drench resistance on their lambs following severe worm problems experienced in Western Australia after early autumn rains.