RDP00005 - Southern Region Agribusiness Trial Extension Network:

Project Summary

Supervisor Name
Tony Craddock
Organisation
Rural Directions Pty Ltd
Region
South
Summary

The project had both a research and extension angle, aimed at improving rhizoctonia management..  
A trial was designed to test preventative and curative rhizoctonia management strategies, in order to find those with the greatest economic response in currnet farming systems.  The trial was a focus for a field day, but did not yield any results as was affected by sheep prior to harvest.  

The extension angle to the project involved a succesful field day wtih more than 45 growers at the trial site to raise awareness and interest in rhizoctonia.  This was followed by a series of disease management sessions in June 2011 to discuss management strategies for disease risks in the coming season.

Published Date
3 February 2016
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