Pesticide Application Records
Summer weed control near grape regions
Farmers using phenoxy herbicides such as 2,4-D, MCPA and triclopyr for summer weed control are urged to exercise extreme caution.
Recent rainfall has meant there will be large scale spraying and measures need to be taken by farmers to avoid off-target damage to grapevines.
Checklist for Reducing Spray Drift & Damage
Agricultural and veterinary chemicals are important tools in primary production systems. When used correctly, they play a valuable role in maximising the quality and yield of primary produce. However, product integrity, the environment and human health can be put at risk when they are not used correctly.
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For more information about the role that the state government plays in promoting the safe and responsible use of agricultural and veterinary chemicals view About Rural Chemicals Operations.
For recommendations on what agricultural or veterinary chemical product to use in particular situations for particular problems, visit the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Aurthority (APVMA) website. It includes a database of all agricultural and veterinary chemicals registered in Australia.
The Fertiliser Industry Federation of Australia has general information on fertilisers. Fertiliser recommendations can be obtained from the manufacturers or plant nutrition consultants.