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The pea weevil (Bruchus pisorum) had previously been found in the Wairarapa where it is under an eradication programme. 21 trap crops have been planted, with all growers from last year planting crops again this year.
Global food prices declined marginally in November, as lower dairy prices offset a sharp increase in sugar and vegetable oil quotations, according to the latest FAO Food Price Index.
A scarecrow made by the Lincoln University Students’ Association is the latest to strut his stuff alongside a group of other straw people outside Broadfield School.
The influence of transient salinity on sodic soils could be severely constraining some Western Australian grain crop yields in dry landscapes.