The tolerance for live pests in grain sold off farm is nil. With growers increasing the amount of grain stored on farm, an integrated approach to pest control is crucial. KEY POINTS Effective grain hygiene and aeration cooling can overcome 75 per cent of pest problems. When fumigation is needed it must be carried out […]
Pressure testing a grain silo. 2 of 3 demonstration videos by DAFWA’s Chris Newman.
Grain storage consultant Peter Botta gives useful tips on the monitoring of grain storage insect pests. GRDC Ground Cover TV
For more than 40 years Phosphine has been a safe and reliable means of controlling grain storage insects. Over 80% of stored grain is treated with this chemical but resistance to Phosphine is building amongst insect populations. So when a previously resistant strain of Rust Red Flour Beetle in Western Australia was eradicated by Phosphine […]
Fumigating a grain silo with phosphine.1 of 3 demonstration videos by DAFWA’s Chris Newman.
K-Obiol is a synergised grain protectant for use on cereal grains, malting barley and sorghum. It can be used in any type of storage, sealed or unsealed. It is suitable for use by grain growers and grain accumulators. Like all protectants it is a liquid and must be evenly applied as a dilution to the […]
Conserve Plus Conserve Plus is the latest addition to the Conserve family. Its formulation combines Spinosad and S-methoprene at 100 gm ai per L. Conserve Plus will be able to be used on all cereal grains, including malt barley. The first release will be the in a 500ml bottle that will treat 50 T grain. […]