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WeedSmart Week goes to Mildura, Victoria

Growers and agronomists are invited to attend WeedSmart Week in Mildura, Vic from 30 Aug to 1 Sept. Grab yourself an early bird ticket! Read More...
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Tickle those weeds this autumn

In an otherwise no-till farming system, using a skim plough, harrow, rake or disc chain implement to disturb the top few centimetres of soil can stimulate an even germination of weeds that can then be controlled prior to planting the crop. Read More...
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Plan your attack on the weed seed bank

Controlling weeds is a on-going task and requires determination and persistence. Here we summarise the key components of the WeedSmart Big 6 strategies and the principles that underpin them. Read More...
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Aussie HWSC innovation goes global

When Australian farmers and researchers began using harvest weed seed control, it kick-started a revolution in weed management. Read More...

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S07E08: Regional Update – Sam Simons, Agronomist, Moree, NSW

Moree agronomist, Sam Simons joins us on this Regional Update. Milk thistle is becoming a problematic weed for locals and they'll need to be mindful of it going forward.  Read More...
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S07E07: Competitive and profitable crops from fixing sub-soil acidity

Using soil amelioration to fix sub-soil acidity can lead to huge yield and profit gains. Read More...
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S07E06: Regional Update – Lance Turner, Farmer, East Pingelly, WA

East Pingelly grain farmer Lance Turner joins us on the Regional Update podcast and says it's a great time to consider a double knock. Read More...

Case Studies

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Warren Treasure, Moonyoonooka WA

Warren Treasure, Geraldton WA has found the iHSD impact mill’s all-in-one weed seed destruction to be a real boon over the last five seasons. Read More...
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Tom Lampe, Narrabri NSW

Tom and Nikki Lampe, Narrabri use livestock to kept weeds at bay in their fallow cropping paddocks and minimise compaction using 'coolers'. Read More...
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I’Anson Family Farms, Marrabel SA

Kym and Katie I’Anson are treating the serious soil constraints on their farms to grow more even crops and squeeze out the weeds. Read More...
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Jamie and Susie Grant, Jimbour Qld

Jamie and Susie Grant are always on the front foot when it comes to storing soil moisture to maximise yield in their dryland cotton crops. Read More...

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First cases of glyphosate and paraquat resistant ryegrass in WA

For the first time in Western Australia, annual ryegrass from a cropped paddock was found to be resistant to glyphosate and paraquat. Read More...
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Precision weed control – where are we at?

Mark Saunders and Ben White (Kondinin Group) discuss the latest advances in spraying technology, green-on-green and green-on-brown camera developments, AI and robotics, drone and weed mapping, and targeted non-herbicide tools. Read More...
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S-Metolachlor usage in the northern region

In this WeedSmart webinar, WeedSmart northern extension agronomist Paul McIntosh and Syngenta Field Biology Manager Rob Battaglia discuss how S-metolachlor works, its efficacy, and what potential resistance problems might be around the corner. Read More...

Fact Sheets

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Integrated weed management – workshop handbook

GRDC has developed a workshop series to help farmers and agronomists develop weed management strategies for their farming systems. Read More...
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Integrated weed management in Australian cropping systems

This manual provides information on the latest tools and techniques to help manage current weeds and weeds of emerging economic importance. Read More...
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Changes to herbicide Mode of Action (MoA) names

Herbicide Mode of Action (MoA) classifications have been updated internationally to capture new active constituents and ensure the MoA classification system is globally relevant. Read More...
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Sustainable glyphosate use in winter grain cropping systems in southern Australia

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