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Biosecurity SA investigating spray drift damage in the Riverland and Mid North

14 February 2018

Reports of chemical damage to grape vines caused by spray drift are being investigated by PIRSA Biosecurity SA in both the Clare Valley and Riverland.

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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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