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Pasture advisers master their insect ID skills

16 Jan 2019 | Filed under sustainable agriculture

What is an abdominal proleg? How do beetle and moth lifecycles differ? How can you distinguish a redlegged earth mite from a blue oat mite?

Managing Russian wheat aphid risk – pre-season considerations

09 Jan 2019 | Filed under sustainable agriculture

The GRDC investment, ‘Russian wheat aphid risk assessment and regional thresholds’ has been launched to investigate regional risk and management tactics for RWA.

Register for the NSW early season canola pest roadshow!

07 Jan 2019 | Filed under sustainable agriculture

In early 2019, workshops on early season pests of canola will be delivered across NSW.

Riders of the storm of resistance: The 2018 Crop Protection forum program is now live

26 Oct 2018 | Filed under sustainable agriculture

This year the upcoming 2018 Crop Protection Forum is being run by the Centre for Crop and Disease Management (CCDM) in partnership with the Australian Herbicide Resistance Initiative (AHRI) and cesar.

Improving our preparedness for spotted wing drosophila

22 Oct 2018 | Filed under sustainable agriculture

cesar is partnering with Plant Health Australia and Plant & Food Research New Zealand to increase how prepared horticultural industries are to detect, respond to and manage a damaging invasive fly – the spotted wing drosophila.