Mice control

 Grain Producers Australia is working with the APVMA to extend a permit to use ZP50 mouse bait. Picture Mark Saunders.

Peak body pushing for mouse bait permit extension

Permit extension sought to allow the use of double strength mouse bait.

15 February 2024

 Mice could be a potential issue in WA this season. Image courtesy GRDC.

WA growers urged to be alert for mice activity

Mice pressures building in WA

20 March 2023

 Research confirms new baiting regime is effective for mouse management. Picture courtesy CSIRO.

New baiting recipe is effective for mouse management

Increasing the ZnP content from 25g ZnP/kg to 50g ZnP/kg is effective.

02 August 2022

Mixing mouse bait with urea is not recommended.

Growers advised not to mix urea and mouse bait in single applications

Combination with urea may minimise bait efficacy.

07 July 2022

 WA growers heard from mouse control experts last week. Picture courtesy CSIRO.

Mouse roadshow tours in WA

Workshops in WA help prepare for potential mouse issues

12 April 2022

 Mouse numbers have declined, however farmers are still urged to be vigilant . Picture courtesy CSIRO.

Monitor mice activity this summer

Be sure to monitor and report any mice activity over the summer.

24 November 2021

 The CSIRO has issued a warning in its August Mouse Update for potential mouse damage in the coming months. Image courtesy CSIRO.

Urgent action required to minimise mice damage

Warning issued for potential lift in mouse numbers

18 August 2021

 NSW farmers can apply for a rebate on mouse baiting chemicals.

Zinc phosphide rebates available in NSW

Mouse bait help on hand for spring control

03 August 2021


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