PestFacts South Australia newsletter

We provide grain growers and advisors with the latest information on invertebrate pest activity and management during the winter growing season.

The newsletter offers solutions, warnings and reminders for a range of invertebrate pests of all broadacre crops including cereal, oilseeds, pulses and fodder crops.

The PestFacts newsletter is produced on an as-needed basis and subscription is free. The PestFacts service is funded by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC).

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Insect diagnostic service

SARDI Entomology provides a free insect diagnostic service for PestFacts subscribers. Submit multiple specimens in a non-crushable container along with collection details to:

GPO Box 397
Adelaide SA 5001

PestFacts SA / Rebecca Hamdorf
Room E110c, Waite Main Building
Waite Road Urrbrae
S.A. 5064

Useful resources

There is a range of resources available to assist with identification and management of invertebrate pests in broad acre crops. Check them out


Rebecca Hamdorf
Phone: (08) 8429 0682
Mobile: 0429 547 413

Maarten van Helden
Phone: (08) 8249 0642

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