Insect Control

    Overcoming Phosphine Resistant Insects

    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 […]

    K-Obiol Combi

    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

    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. […]

    LESSER GRAIN BORER

    Northern & Southern Regions Stored Grain Pests – Identification

    In a deregulated grain market, on-farm storage is now more popular then ever before. But finding insects crawling up the sides of your grain hopper while loading a truck is frustrating and costly to manage. Regular monitoring and correct pest identification are the first steps to ensure delivery of insect-free grain to market. Key Points […]

    Western Region – Stored Grain Pests – Identification

    In a deregulated grain market, on-farm storage is now more popular then ever before. But finding insects crawling up the sides of your grain hopper while loading a  truck is frustrating and costly to manage. Regular monitoring is the first step to ensure delivery of insect-free grain to market. Key Points Avoid surprises when selling […]

    Prevention: Successful pest management starts before grain goes into storage.

    Hygiene & Structural Treatments for Grain Storage – GRDC Fact Sheet June 2013

    When it comes to controlling pests in stored grain — prevention is better than cure. Grain residues in storages or older grain stocks held over from last season provide ideal breeding sites. Meticulous grain hygiene combined with structural treatments, such as diatomaceous earth (DE), can play a key role in reducing the number of stored […]