Extended surveillance for incursions of the Tomato Potato psyllid in eastern Australia by the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
The Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture (TIA), funded by Horticulture Innovation Australia, is coordinating a national surveillance program for the Tomato Potato psyllid (TPP) which was discovered in Western Australia in February 2017.
EnviroVeg is an industry-led environmental best-practice management program for vegetable production businesses. It provides resources for sustainable growing techniques and represents vegetable businesses as responsible stewards of land, water and biodiversity.
The Soils Network of Knowledge (SNoK) faciliatated a webinar on replicated small plot field experiments with Steve Morris from NSW Department of Primary Industries.
Watch this webianr to find out more about the complexities of field research design and the logical case for undertaking field research in a structured manner.
Join the Cornell SFP as they team up with Michigan State University and the University of Maine to offer three webinars and share the latest research on reduced tillage for organic vegetable production. Learn about practices that fit your operation, from permanent beds, tarps, and mulches, to cover cropping, strip tillage, and cultivation tools.
Learn more about soil biological, chemical and physical fertility, as well as access the Soils are Alive tool - the complete soil health reference for farmers, consultants and researchers.
The Cover Crop Chart (v. 2.1) is designed to assist producers with decisions on the use of cover crops in crop and forage production systems. The information is based on USA conditions and care is required to adapt the information to Australian conditions.
The information provides a good summary of the different cover crop options for warm and cool seasons.
The Soils in Schools program started in 2015, the UN declared International Year of Soils. It is an initiative of Soil Science Australia.
This programs vision is to communicate and educate school children on the relevance of soils in everyday life and to encourage a wider interest in our soil resources.
How to control Pythium in vegetable crops with Dr Len Tesoriero. Video of a Webinar run on the 31st March 2016 with DR Len Tesoriero (NSW DPI) and Dr Kelvin Montagu from AHR.
Soil-borne diseases are a major threat to vegetable production and now a new project is tackling the problem.
The Resistance Management Strategies web tool provides easy access to information on the sustainable use of pesticides.
This webpage on the DAFWA site provides information on chemical options for the control of nematodes in carrot crops.
This webpage contains videos, documents and photos from the 5th International Symposium of Biofumigation held in September 2014.
A well-planned and managed on-farm trial is a great way to test new ideas, products, and equipment. But, to provide meaningful information, even a simple on-farm trial takes time to plan and carry-out.
To find out how to make the most of your on-farm trials please go to this web page.
Compost for Soils is a free, independent source of information about the use of compost in agricultural systems.
The site has a range of fact sheets and case studies focused on commerical use of compost in vegetables, vines, tree horticulture and broad acre crops.
Growing healhty, productive capsicum crops - a resource package based on the successful practices of Virginia capsicum grower Phuong Vo.
This website contains a series of documents to guide you through the successful prodution of lettuce.
This website contains a series of documents to guide you through the successful prodution of Brassica crops.
This website contains a series of documents to guide you through the successful prodution of sweet corn.