About WeedSmart

WeedSmart has a national communications and extension team based in the Western, Southern and Northern growing regions.

Herbicide resistance costs the grains industry hundreds of millions of dollars annually. Something needs to change.

That’s why Australia’s agricultural sector has united to establish WeedSmart, an industry-led initiative to enhance on farm practices and promote the long term sustainability of herbicide use.

Research partners, commercial organisations, Government, advisors and growers have joined forces to ensure weed management is at the forefront of global farming practice.

Our Team

Lisa Mayer

Project Manager

Jessica Strauss

Communications Lead

Cindy Benjamin

Content Producer

Paul McIntosh

Northern Extension Agronomist

Chris Davey

Southern Extension Agronomist (VIC & SA)

Peter Newman

Western Extension Agronomist

Greg Condon

Southern Extension Agronomist (VIC & NSW)
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Sustainable herbicide use will secure the viability of the Australian agricultural sector.

Lisa Mayer

Leadership Team

A united industry voice

WeedSmart is the industry voice that delivers science backed weed control solutions to growers and advisors for long-term profitability in Australian Agriculture. WeedSmart delivers a national stewardship campaign for key stakeholders to focus on encouraging attitudes and actions aimed at minimising crop weeds and sustaining herbicide use through the implementation of WeedSmart’s Big 6.

The WeedSmart Big 6 provides practical ways for growers to fight herbicide resistance by farming with diverse tactics within both summer and winter cropping systems.

The Big 6

Ensuring the future of broadacre agriculture

WeedSmart aspires to continue in this role and be the link between farmers, agronomists and industry with one purpose – to keep herbicides working and hence assist Australian farmers to continue to be the most efficient and innovative farmers in the world.

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Ensuring the future of broadacre agriculture

WeedSmart aspires to continue in this role and be the link between farmers, agronomists and industry with one purpose – to keep herbicides working and hence assist Australian farmers to continue to be the most efficient and innovative farmers in the world.

View Resources

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