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S08E02 Harvest recap across the regions

Welcome to the WeedSmart Podcast! This is our first longer episode back. In this episode, we get a recap from our extension agronomists on how harvest went.


Greg Condon gives an overview of the Southern Region and Paul McIntosh shares what’s happening in the north. My co-host, Peter Newman gives an update on the Western region.

WeedSmart Week Dubbo

Our next event is in Dubbo! It’ll be happening from August 1-3. You can learn more about the event here.  This event is eligible to for funding from a GRDC study tour grant. Find out how to apply here.


If you didn’t get to come to our webinar last year on crop competition with Dr Michael Widderick and WeedSmart Northern Extension Agronomist, Paul McIntosh, the recording is now available on the website. Watch Faba beans pack a punch against sowthistle.


Our content producer, Cindy Benjamin, has pulled together a great article on strengthening your pulse phase to combat weeds. This is An Ask an Expert with Dr Jason Brand, who is based in Horsham, working for Agriculture Victoria Research.

Jason says for pulses to be effective in a weed management program, they need as much attention as other major crops. Without attention to detail, the pulse phase can result in a weed blowout. Read it here.


If you couldn’t get to WeedSmart Week Dalby, in the next few weeks we’ll be editing and uploading the forum day presentations for you to view. In the meantime, you can check out the entire playlist of our forum day presentations from WeedSmart Week Mildura is available to watch online here.

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