Growers urged to remain vigilant to protect crops from mice

GRAIN growers are being reminded to remain on high alert of mouse numbers during sowing, after last year’s mouse outbreak caused significant damage to crops and communities.

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Grain growers should check for active burrows to gauge mouse activity on their farms.

CSIRO's mouse researcher, Steve Henry, said it was unlikely mouse populations would reach the numbers observed last season, but growers should remain vigilant in terms of monitoring and baiting,

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