Your best defence to minimise the impact of rust is to have a rust management plan. Use the below tools as your armoury this season.
Dr Andrew Milgate from NSW DPI talks about rust in 2016 and the outlook for the 2017 season:
21 April 2017
To view the resistance rating of your variety, check out these handy tables
Rust Management Alerts:
Key NSW Publications for 2017:
The Rust Bust Fact Sheet – NSW – The Rust Bust Fact Sheet_NSW
Winter Crop Variety Guide – NSW – Click here to view the 2017 publication released by NSW Department of Primary Industries.
Your NSW rust contact:
Need more local information or need to identify rust in your crop?
NSW Department of Primary Industries, Tamworth
Phone: 02 6763 1261
Dr Andrew Milgate
Research Scientist – Plant Pathology
NSW Department of Primary Industries, Wagga Wagga
Phone: 02 6938 1990
Send samples to:
University of Sydney
Australian Rust Survey
Reply Paid 88076
Narellan NSW 2567