Technical - How to - crop production
Farmers Weekly
About phytotoxicity

Sometimes, your crops will be ‘allergic’ to certain chemicals, warns Paul Donovan.
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Get a crop scout to check your lands

A good crop scout can be a valuable asset to the farmer, says Paul Donovan.
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Know your crop pests: Red scale

Red scale, a sap-sucking insect, is one of the most disruptive pests in the citrus industry.
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Starting with pumpkins – Part 3

If a few simple precautions are taken, this crop is easy to grow, explains Bill Kerr.
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Starting with pumpkins – Part 2

Bill Kerr takes new farmers through the planting phase.
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Growing pumpkins – Part 1

Get the basics right: start with a soil analysis, and then use cattle and poultry manure, says Bill Kerr.
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Lucerne for beginners – 2

General guidelines for establishing and handling this legume.
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Know your crop pests: Leafhoppers

Leafhoppers are small (less than 1cm in length), slender-bodied insects with pointed, wedge-shaped heads and large eyes.
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Lucerne for beginners - 1

General guidelines for soil and seed preparation.
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Know your crop pests: Black citrus aphid

The black citrus aphid is a pear-shaped aphid about 2mm long.
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