Presentation - Climate
Darren Ray, Senior Climatologist with the Bureau of Meteorology spoke to the Coomandook Ag Bureau on Wednesday 10th of August 2016.
In this presentation Darren covers; - Bureau of Meteorology on line forecasting tools, - local weather data, - and seasonal outlook information. Please click on the link above.
Fact Sheets - Soil
Fact Sheets - Bridal Creeper Control
An introduction to the biological control Bridal Creeper Rust Fungus - Puccinia myrsiphylli.
Step by step instructions for how to make Spore Water to spread Bridal Creeper Rust Fungus.
Leafhoppers are a biological control agent for the invasive environmental weed Bridal Creeper Asparagus asparagoides.
Fact Sheet - Spiny Rush vs Sea Rush
This fact sheet provides information on identifying the differences between Spiny Rush (Juncus acutus) an introduced invasive plant, and Sea Rush (Juncus kraussii) a common native salt marsh species.
Fact Sheets - African Lovegrass
Provides information on description, management, and herbicide recommendations for the control of African Lovegrass - Eragrostis curvala
Fact Sheet - Weeds to Watch out for
Contains information on the following weeds;
Boneseed Bridal Veil
Chrysanthemoides monilifera Asparagus declinatus
Coolatai Grass Khaki Weed
Hyparrahenia hirta Alternanthera pungens
Recent Articles from the Coorong Tatiara Local Action Plan Newsletter
Article - Coorong Tatiara Local Action Plan Native Pasture Trials
Rehabilitating degraded sandy soils on grazing properties in the Coorong District Council area at Moorlands and Mount Boothby.
Article - Identifying Mallee Emu-wren habitat
Presentations of note
Dr Peter Boutsalis of Plant Science Consulting specialises in testing for hebicide resistance.
Peter gave a stand out presentation on this topic at the Mallee Coorong Natural Resources Management Group Sustainable Agriculture Forum on the 28th of March 2015. Please see the link below to the full presentation.