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Driving down problem weed seed banks!

A 1-day workshop for grain advisers and leading growers that will change how you manage weeds for the better.

Share knowledge, discuss experience and develop strategy for problem paddocks and weeds with industry experts and your peers.

These workshops are at the cutting edge of what’s new in weed management. What’s working; what’s not and why. The focus is on driving down the weed seedbank to improve crop options and profits.

All agendas and focus weeds are modified to meet regional needs. Topics include:

  • Update of new regional weed issues / problems
  • Strategies for management of problem weeds – glyphosate resistant grasses and broadleaved weeds, multiple resistant wild oats, phenoxy and other MOA resistant radish
  • Harvest weed seed management – WA and local experience – process and practical tips to make it work effectively
  • Understanding where and how key pre-emergent herbicides fit
  • Using multiple weed management tactics in a farming system – whats the economic and weed impact? How to tell if it’s all worth the effort?
  • The economics of fallow weed management (Wagga and Forbes only)

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Discussion leaders at all workshops:
Peter Newman (AHRI), John Cameron (ICAN), Tony Cook (NSW DPI), WA Grower (TBA)

Additional presenters:
Moree: Michael Widderick (DAFF Qld), Tom Murphy (Grower North Star)
Gulargambone & Dubbo: Maurie Street (GOA), Greg Brooke (TBC) (NSWDPI)
Forbes: Murray Scholtz (Grower Culcairn)
Wagga Wagga: Murray Scholtz (Grower Culcairn), Hanwen Wu (NSW DPI), John Broster (CSU)

Dates, locations and times:
Start time is 8:15 registration for an 8:30 start. Finish by ~ 3:30.

Follow the links below for the relevant flyer and registration form:

Mon 10th March, 2014 Moree NSW (RSL)
Tue 11th March, 2014 Gulargambone NSW (2828 Hall)
Wed 12th March, 2014 Dubbo (Bowling Club Newell Hwy)
Thu 13th March, 2014 Forbes (Forbes Services Memorial Club)
Fri 14th March, 2014 Wagga Wagga (Wine & Food Training Ctr – CSU Campus)

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