Current Alerts

Exotic Plant Pest: Tomato Potato Psyllid and Zebra Chip

Biosecurity SA has implemented a new Condition 17 of the Plant Quarantine Standard South Australia, imposing restrictions and prohibitions on hosts in the solanaceae and convolvulaceae families. This directly effects well-known products like potatoes…

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News - Rural Chemicals

Don't get the drift - think before you spray

9 October 2017

Think about neighbours, particularly with vineyards, and don't underestimate the potential distance of impact before spraying weeds this spring, PIRSA is warning crop producers.

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Mice baiting and chemical use alert to combat plague

13 July 2017

Famers are being advised to follow best practice chemical use when combatting mice numbers, which have now reached plague proportions in some areas of South Australia.

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Spray drift reports on the decline

21 January 2015

Regulation changes and continuing chemical user education are being regarded by Biosecurity SA as contributing factors towards a reduction in the number of spray drift incidences being reported.

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Kate Husband - Communications Manager, Primary Industries
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Phone: 0423 296 579

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Agriculture, Food and Wine and SARDI
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