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April 2020

Released April 15, 2020

Inside this Issue:


  • Collaboration key to merged R&D operation
  • Farm inputs “essential” in COVID world
  • drumMUSTER collects 35m containers
  • Collaboration to accelerate ag research
  • National crop breeding peak body launched



  • Bayer strengthens adviser connections
  • BASF to expand ag innovation pipeline
  • Riding on the sheep’s back for 100 years
  • The right information at the right time


  • Protect ewes and lambs pre-lambing
  • It’s time to rotate sheep lousicides
  • Monitor mouse numbers now
  • Parasite lab launches worm ID service
  • FMC expands IPM range with hort oil

INSIGHTS: Winter cropping

  • New wheat varieties offer sowing flexibility
  • Smooth start for liquid form of pre-em herbicide
  • Graze and grain canola rings up good returns
  • Superior seed treatment for key canola diseases
  • Heliothis control vital for quality pulse crops
  • EndoFuse adds AMF to end long fallow disorder
  • Le-Mat insecticide is back for in-crop use
  • How to manage Group A resistant wild oats

INSIGHTS: Fall armyworm control

  • Emergency permit to combat fall armyworm
  • Vigilance key to control
  • Breakout on why FAW is such a devastating pest

INSIGHTS: Winter pastures & forage

  • “Over the moon” with lucerne experiment
  • New Italian ryegrass accelerates genetic gain