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PestFacts south-eastern is underway for 2012

25 May 2012 | Filed under sustainable agriculture

The popular PestFacts south-eastern service is underway for another winter growing season. This free service is an opportunity for farmers and farm advisers to not only keep informed about emerging invertbrate pest issues and solutions, but to also report and share important pest issues that they come across.

Cassie Scoble joins cesar

07 May 2012 | Filed under sustainable agriculture, company announcements

We would like to welcome and introduce Cassie Scoble who has recently joined the Sustainable Agriculture team at cesar!

ABC's Catalyst investigates the mountain pygmy possum

23 Apr 2012 | Filed under wildlife ecology, genetic insights, company announcements

Last week the humble little Australian mountain pygmy-possum was taken from the boulder fields of Victoria’s alpine region and into the lounge rooms of ABC’s Catalyst audiences. If you missed the show, you can still view the 6 minute story via Catalyst's website.

Learn about IPM - Workshop 16th April - Registrations Open

30 Mar 2012 | Filed under sustainable agriculture

In partnership with BCG, cesar's Sustainable Agriculture team will be delivering an insect pest identification and management workshop. The workshop will be held in Nhil Victoria and will introduce farmers, agronomists and consultants to the principles of successful IPM implementation. Key topics to be covered include mites, aphids, slugs and snails –...

Platypus breeding in Werribee

30 Mar 2012 | Filed under wildlife ecology

Over the past decade, platypus populations in the Werribee River have been under threat from a variety of environmental and anthropogenic disturbances including the long-term drought experienced throughout south-eastern Australia, extraction of water for urban and agricultural use, fragmentation of populations by weirs, habitat degradation, litter, and predation.