Pest damage showing in pastures.
Region: All of NZ
Damage to pastures often becomes very obvious in winter. Generally it is too late to prevent production losses which have already occurred but pastures may be saved and long term quality maintained if pests are controlled. If this is necessary, identify the pest and adopt appropriate control measures. Bear in mind that spring growth is not far away and may outgrow the effect of the pest.
Porina and Grass grub damage is showing in lower North Island.
Region: Hawkes Bay, Taranaki, Manawatu Wanganui, Wellington
Porina and grass grub damage is showing in lower North Island. The only option available to protect pasture now is insecticideSocial tagging: AgPest > Grass grub > Porina