Frantic fungicide chase extending to insect sprays

Andrew Marshall
September 29 2016 - 5:30am
Distributors say fungicide supplies are not just tight in Australia, but also overseas thanks to a similar demand in parts of South America and limited stockpiles.
Distributors say fungicide supplies are not just tight in Australia, but also overseas thanks to a similar demand in parts of South America and limited stockpiles.

The scramble to find enough fungicide to save saturated grain crops has chemical being pulled off shelves in the Top End and the West Australian wheatbelt to fill orders from frantic farmers in the eastern states.

Andrew Marshall

Andrew Marshall

National agribusiness writer

Andrew Marshall is the group agribusiness writer for ACM's state agricultural weeklies and websites. He is a former editor at The Land and has worked in various Rural Press group roles in Canberra, North Richmond (NSW) and Toowoomba (Qld).

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