1. Keep an eye out for fall armyworm.
With fall armyworm (FAW) detections throughout Queensland and well into NSW, many agronomists are taking a closer look at the caterpillars they come across in different crops. Importantly, please note that FAW have not been detected in in any cotton crops (either Bollgard® 3 or unsprayed non-Bt cotton refuges) grown over the last 7 months in Northern Australia.
Host preference field studies conducted by Dr Brian Thistleton and his team at the Department of Primary Industries and Resources in the NT also found no evidence for FAW…Read More