Crop protection forum – save the date

Date: 22 Oct 2020

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Wild radish pictured in a wheat crop. Management of crop weeds, diseases and pests will be discussed at this year's Crop Protection Forum, to be held in Western Australia in early December. Photo by GRDC.

With crop protection issues posing evolving and ongoing challenges to Australian grain growers, an upcoming event in Perth will provide insights into the latest developments in herbicide, fungicide and insecticide resistance.

Experts will come together to discuss the latest research developments and options for controlling weeds, diseases and pests at this year’s Crop Protection Forum, to be held as a face-to-face event on December 8.

The forum will be hosted by the Australian Herbicide Resistance Initiative (AHRI) – an initiative with Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) investment based at The University of WA – in partnership with the Centre for Crop and Disease Management (CCDM), a national research centre co-supported by the GRDC and Curtin University, and sustainable agriculture research organisation cesar.

The forum will bring together researchers, practitioners, agronomists and resellers to tackle the important questions around crop disease, pest and weed control and management.

It will feature presentations on resistance evolution, minimising the development of resistance, expected trends and genetics research.

The one-day forum will be held in the Wesfarmers Lecture Theatre at The University of WA Business School on December 8, 2020. For more information or to register, visit the events page.

Contact details

For interviews

Lisa Mayer, Australian Herbicide Resistance Initiative
08 6488 7870, 0414 841 862


Natalie Lee, GRDC Communications Manager – West
0427 189 827