Inspect paddocks for bug

By Catherine Miller
Updated June 8 2016 - 4:26pm, first published 4:00pm
UNWANTED FIND: Vic West Wimmera agronomist Simon Mock found the first outbreak of Russian wheat aphid in the Upper South East last week in an emerging barley crop.
UNWANTED FIND: Vic West Wimmera agronomist Simon Mock found the first outbreak of Russian wheat aphid in the Upper South East last week in an emerging barley crop.

WHITE and pink streaks along the length of the leaves and leaf curling were the first signs for Vic agronomist Simon Mock that something was wrong with a late April-sown barley crop.

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