Canola growers battling blackleg disease handed a new weapon

The potentially devastating disease blackleg may lose some of its sting, due to a smart phone app just released for canola growers. The BlacklegCM app gives growers a tool to forecast the likelihood and severity of the disease, associated yield loss and economic returns on a paddock-by-paddock basis ahead of sowing. The app is the […]

How to stay one step ahead of blackleg disease in canola

Canola growers are being encouraged to assess the extent of blackleg disease in crops this spring to reduce the risk of disease next year and beyond. To support growers in determining current disease levels, the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) has released the 2017 Spring Blackleg Management Guide Fact Sheet, developed by the National […]