How soil amelioration saved the day for Warakirri’s Condingup enterprise
June 23, 2021
You’ve heard from us before that soil amelioration can be a game changer – it can bury up to 90% of weed seeds! this edition of the podcast, we’re getting a snapshot into how soil amelioration saved the day for Warakirri’s Condingup farm manager, Con Murphy, as well as getting an overview of what other Big 6 principles they’re using.
We’ll be visiting Con at Warakirri for WeedSmart Week in Esperance, so this interview gives a great snapshot into what to expect!
Our next Regional Update will come out next Monday and we’ll be heading to the Northern Region. Make sure you’re subscribed on your podcast app of choice so you don’t miss it! You can find us by searching “WeedSmart Podcast” on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Castbox and any other podcast platform.
A SwarmFarm robot, ‘Oscar’, has added another dimension to their integrated weed management program, which features the majority of the WeedSmart Big 6 tactics.
In two summer fallows the Petersens have regained control of glyphosate resistant feathertop Rhodes grass and awnless barnyard grass that was threatening their 2000 ha dryland cropping operation.
Join us to and hear how the WeedSmart’s Big 6 strategies are best utilised to combat annual ryegrass in the High Rainfall Zones of South Eastern Australia. Presented by University of Adelaide’s Chris Preston, followed by a Q&A with James Manson from Southern Farming Systems. Register here.
Just a reminder that tickets are now able to be purchased for Esperance WeedSmart Week. It’s the first time in 5 years the event will be back in WA. It’s happening from the 17th to the 19th of August 2021. WeedSmart Week is designed to engage growers and advisors on WeedSmart’s Big 6 messages. You can get your tickets here.