Working together to encourage the responsible use of herbicides in combination with diverse cultural and mechanical practices to sustain profitable broad-acre cropping.
GRDC and commercial companies have joined forces to ensure crop weed control is at the forefront of global farming practice. Collaboration on stewardship of herbicides and seed traits underpins these organisations’ desire for a single industry platform to deliver consistent chemical and non-chemical weed control messages.
Syngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. Through world class science and innovative crop solutions, our 28,000 people in over 90 countries are working to transform how crops are grown. We are committed to rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities.
Bayer is an international, research-based group with major businesses in health care and nutrition. Employing 118,900 people worldwide, and around 1100 in Australia/New Zealand, the Bayer Group has operations in nearly all countries of the globe. Worldwide operations are managed from Group headquarters in Leverkusen, Germany.
FMC Corporation is proud to have been serving the agricultural industry for more than a century — long enough to know that new threats are always on the horizon. Crop by crop, region by region, they’re dedicated to meeting these challenges.
FMC is one of the leading global chemical companies serving agriculture with innovative solutions, applications and quality products. It has operations in 50 countries; 12 manufacturing facilities; 9 research and development facilities; and, 7,000 FMC people worldwide. FMC is committed to driving innovation, enabling growers to increase quality and yield from every hectare.
Nufarm is the largest manufacturer of crop protection products in Australia with an extensive network of Regional Service Centres. These Regional Service Centres are based in key agricultural areas, which means Nufarm are storing products closer to you, enabling them to be on farm in the shortest possible time.
Goldacres is an industry-leading manufacturer and supplier of world-class agricultural chemical spray equipment for farmers. Driven by a philosophy to provide farmers with equipment and technology that delivers. Goldacres consistently strives for innovation, quality and adaptability through a courageous approach to the research and development of its versatile range of sprayers.
Goldacres range of agricultural chemical sprayers comprises a selection of diverse precision equipment for a wide variety of uses and applications.
Pioneer Seeds, part of GenTech Seeds, is a Yates family-owned seed company. The company is committed to delivering world-class genetics of Pioneer brand products (canola, corn, sorghum and summer forage), high-quality planting seed, together with technical services from regional support teams that help Australian farmers in growing these products for the best possible results. Combined these businesses have more than three hundred years’ of experience in the seed industry and over 40 years serving our customers in the Australia agricultural market.
Australian consultancies and organisations are engaged to disseminate the WeedSmart messages both regionally and nationally.
AGRIvision Consultants is a professional group of independent consultants. The group consists of 22 agronomic consultants, researchers and agronomists. AGRIvision Consultants provide absolute and single-minded dedication to delivering solutions that optimise farm productivity, profitability and sustainability by drawing on the individual and group expertise and experience.
The vision of Pinion Advisory is to build a proactive, leading edge and innovative business that delivers valued outcomes for farmers, agribusiness and industry. Pinion Advisory is the result of the merger between South Australian company Rural Directions, Tasmanian company Macquarie Franklin and Victorian company Sunraysia Environmental. Pinion Advisory delivers enhanced benchmarking, grain marketing, agronomy, water and environmental services to farmers across Australia.
The Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC) is a statutory authority established in 1990 under the Primary Industries Research and Development Act 1989 (PIRD Act). CRDC was established by the Australian Government to work with industry to invest in research, development and extension (RD&E) for a more profitable, sustainable and dynamic cotton industry.
Delta Ag is the leading force in independent rural services and the retail of agricultural inputs in regional NSW and north western Victoria. With a strategic footprint across the highly productive NSW, VIC and Southern QLD regions comprising a network of 43 business locations, Delta Ag delivers a diverse range of activities and on farm services, coupled with market insights and a fully designated cotton and grain marketing team. We firmly believe we can add tangible value and enhanced profitability to our growers business.
International In-Kind Partners
Australian Research institutions are engaged to extend their knowledge, providing practical on-farm solutions that are backed by rigorous scientific research.
University of Queensland
For more than a century, The University of Queensland has educated and worked with outstanding people to create positive change for society. UQ research has global impact and is delivered by an interdisciplinary community of more than 1500 researchers at six faculties, eight research institutes and 100+ research centres.
Queensland Government – the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
DAF works to achieve a productive and profitable agriculture, fisheries and forestry sector by promoting sustainability and innovation. We provide leadership for the sector which adds value to the economy and community. The Agriculture department works with industry associations and all levels of government to provide operating conditions and services that enable businesses to develop the workforce, manage risks and build resilience, and improve market supply chains. It also manages the delivery of regional assistance to industry.
Within Agriculture, Agri-Science Queensland undertakes research, development and extension to lift the productivity of Queensland’s agricultural businesses.
Australian Herbicide Resistance Initiative
AHRI are research leaders in herbicide resistance and its management in cropping systems.
AHRI’s research activities include the biology and population ecology of major crop weed species through to cultural and herbicide management strategies. AHRI also conduct fundamental research on biochemical and molecular resistance mechanisms responsible for endowing herbicide resistance.