A seasonal update from around Australia on crop and disease issues

The Crop Disease Podcast Presenter: Megan Jones Jul 14, 2022 Listen Time: 22 minutes

Are you wondering what others are up to around the country? How others are dealing with disease, pests, weeds or nutrition right now? CCDM's Fran Lopez-Ruiz joins Megan Jones to find out the current issues of the season and the next management strategy to think about.

In this seasonal update, we'll hear from:

  • Dan Talyor, DKT Rural Agencies, Central Wheatbelt, WA about powdery mildew in wheat at such an early stage in the season.
  • Sam Holmes, Central Ag Solutions, Yorke Peninsula, SA, about septoria tritici blotch, net blotches and ascochyta blight sightings.
  • Greg Toomey, Nutrien Elmore, VIC, about the importance of nitrogen application at the moment on the back of two good years, and a good outlook this season.
  • Steven Simpfendorfer, Tamworth Agricultural Institute, NSW about the importance of getting the diagnosis of disease correct over nitrogen deficiency.

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