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The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) has amended the registration of 2,4-D High Volatile Ester (HVE) herbicides.
Various insects, nematodes and mite pests can damage tomato crops in the home garden and nematodes, russet mites and budworms can be especially destructive. The plants can be damaged at all stages
The failure of citrus trees to produce a satisfactory crop of fruit even though blossom has been abundant, and the initial set of fruit is apparently normal,
If azalea foliage or flowers are being spoiled by lace bug or petal blight, preventative action – taken at the right time of year – can ease the problem.
Net-type net blotch is a fungal disease that can reduce yield and grain quality of barley crops.
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
Vaccination is an important control tool in managing infected flocks and high risk areas or enterprises.
The use of spray technology to control weeds, pests and diseases is widespread and is often heralded as the easiest option.
Thiamine, also known as vitamin B1, is normally produced by bacteria in the rumen of cattle and sheep on well-balanced roughage diets.
SheepMAP is a market assurance program designed to provide producers with a source of sheep which are at low risk of having ovine Johne's disease (OJD). The program is a voluntary scheme.
Maintaining the general health of a lawn and the soil beneath it is by far the best way to prevent common problems.
Two control timings were investigated to control weeds in fencelines, once early in the year with a good residual and a knockdown, followed by another one later in the season (after the seeding and
Leaf spot diseases affecting wheat in Western Australia are septoria nodorum blotch, yellow spot and septoria tritici blotch.
Western Australia has laws to control chemical use on trade animals. These laws protect people, animals and the environment from harm.
This farm biosecurity educational package developed for upper secondary agricultural students consists of a suite of lesson plans with case studies and activities. The content aims to help students
Aphids, mealybugs and scales are the most common sap sucking insects in the garden.
Some of the world’s safest meat, milk and fibre products are produced here in Western Australia. WA farmers produce safe food by keeping their livestock free of harmful residues.
Bovine viral diarrhoea virus (BVDV) in cattle is a complex disease that is caused by bovine pestivirus.
Previous research in high rainfall zones or above average seasons has shown that in cases where leaf spot disease levels are high very early, fungicide application at or before first node (Z31) is
For successful management of sclerotinia stem rot in most years it is critical to target fungicides at early stage of bloom (20-30%), but optimal timing can vary depending on the season, in particu