Crop protection - Elders Rural Services

A promising debut season for Belanty in Stanthorpe

They’re pretty good judges of the best way to grow healthy, appetising apples in Stanthorpe, in Queensland’s southern downs. After all, it’s home to the…

Horticulture, Seasons


New benchmark for grass, broadleaf weed control is coming

Consistent results from extensive crop trials over a number of years is sending strong signals to wheat and barley growers that a new industry benchmark…

Cropping, Seasons


Vantacor insecticide enhances an already outstanding product

The major benefits for pulse and cotton growers of Altacor insecticide have been enhanced by its successor in the marketplace, FMC’s new Vantacor® insecticide. For…

Cropping, Seasons


Valor brings flexibility to weed control

Valor® 500 WG Herbicide used prior to planting both winter and summer crops offers outstanding flexibility and boosts efforts in combating resistant weeds. With the…

Cropping, Seasons


Success Neo now registered for use on Onion thrips

Darren Rathjen has spent a long time around onions. A fifth generation farmer growing 320 acres of onions at properties in Wall Flat and in…

Cropping, Farm Supplies, Seasons

New tank mix partner a priority for broadleaf weeds

GRAIN growers will have the option to strengthen and broaden their cereal crop management plans in relation to controlling broadleaf weeds, volunteer pulses and canola…

Cropping, Seasons

Start the season with a clean, clear boom sprayer

Urging farmers to prepare for the cropping season with a thorough decontamination of boom sprayers, AgNova says just one residue breach is all it could…

Cropping, Farm Supplies, Seasons


SST and the good oil for spray adjuvants

SST Australia’s Kwickin Spray Adjuvant is a high-quality esterified oil-based adjuvant made from a blend of Australian canola oil and non-ionic surfactants. It is suitable…

Cropping, Seasons


Mollusc mitigation – what risks do snails and slugs pose?

Control of snails and slugs requires timely application of baits, based on an understanding of when and where the greatest threats exist. Snails and slugs…

Cropping, Seasons


Fungicide spray window in southern canola crops a game changer

The introduction of Aviator® Xpro® to control sclerotinia in canola on Mark Harmer’s Victorian property has delivered both a significant yield advantage, and a much…

Cropping, Seasons


Inoculation you can bank on

If grain legumes are part of your crop rotation, you’re probably already using seed-applied (peat) or soil-applied in-furrow (granule) inoculants to boost the yield from…

Farm Supplies, Seasons

close-up of two-green-peach-aphids

Controlling Green peach aphid in canola

With most cropping areas across Australia experiencing a wetter summer this year, and the forecast of further rains ahead, many canola growers are looking forward…

Cropping, Farm Supplies, Seasons