9 April, 2019
The quality of water being used in the spray
tank to act as the carrier for your pesticides can have significant effects on how well those pesticides will work. It is surprising, however, to find
that very few growers have had water quality tested. ..Read More
7 February, 2019
With glyphosate being in the non-agricultural media over the past few months it is
a good time to look at chemical residues in food and explain how acceptable levels are determined for various food types.
6 December, 2018
With the growing resistance to post emergent herbicides in many weed populations
the message going to farmers is that they need to use more pre-emergent herbicides in their farming system.
3 December, 2018
ChemCert hopes you have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New
29 October, 2018
From October 4th, 2018 the APVMA suspended the labels of all products containing the active
ingredient 2,4-D and replaced them with a permit that includes new rules about how those products must be applied.
5 October, 2018
Glyphosate is the world’s most widely used herbicide with approximately 8.6 billion kg
used worldwide between 1974 and 2014. This works out to approximately 0.53 kg being used on every cropping hectare each year. ..Read More
1 August, 2018
☐ Pre-operational check carried out on a clean sprayer with fresh
water and a pre-season calibration performed to ensure correct application rates as well as proper machine function. ..Read More
13 July, 2018
Much has been said and penned on quad bike safety as a mode of on-farm transport,
for tasks such as checking crops, spraying fence lines, moving livestock, checking lambing ewes or cows calving or even spot spraying invasive weeds.
5 June, 2018
According to CSIRO, Australia’s worst mouse plague
of 1993 cost more than 96 million dollars, (close to 180 million in today’s dollar terms). ..Read More
5 June, 2018
To successfully manage weeds, pests or diseases they must be correctly
identified. Misidentification leads to incorrect control practices which is costly and often making the problem worse.