Getting mouse bait timing right

Gregor Heard
By Gregor Heard
Updated February 16 2021 - 5:39am, first published 12:00am
TOUGH TO CONTROL: Mice may need to be baited more than once where they are found in high numbers.

FARMERS looking to bait for mice to limit damage to their winter crop should target an application six weeks out from the estimated time of sowing.


Gregor Heard

Gregor Heard

National Grains Industry Reporter

Gregor Heard is ACM's national grains industry reporter, based in Horsham, Victoria. He has a wealth of knowledge surrounding the cropping sector through his 15 years in the role. Prior to that he was with the Fairfax network as a reporter with Stock & Land. Some of the major issues he has reported on during his time with the company include the deregulation of the export wheat market, the introduction of genetically modified crops and the fight to protect growers better from grain trader insolvencies. Still involved with the family farm he is passionate about rural Australia and its people and hopes to use his role to act as an advocate for those involved in the grain sector.

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