The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) has launched an intensive Queensland fruit fly (Qfly) control program across several of Perth's western suburbs.
The 2020 Oat Disease Review has been led by DPIRD pathologist Dr Kylie Chambers, who is a member of the National Hay Agronomy project team.
Snail monitoring using time-lapse cameras show snails move on nights when relative humidity (RH) is above 70% though are most active when RH is above 80%.
It is important to rip to below your compacted layer. In this trial ripping to 60cm reduced soil strength, and this effect continued into the second year after ripping.
Following detection of ehrlichiosis in dogs in the Kimberley in May 2020, surveillance by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development has shown the disease is established in the Kimberley.