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Here you’ll find expert columns answering questions about weed control concepts and news updates on the latest information on herbicide resistance and weed control.

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Beating herbicide resistant weeds in the Northern region

Attend WeedSmart Week in Dalby on 7 and 8 February for practical insights into tactics that are proven to keep herbicide resistance at bay. Read More...
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Nutrien Ag Solutions invests in WeedSmart

WeedSmart values the vital role of agronomists in keeping sustainable herbicide use at the forefront of modern agricultural practice. Read More...
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Caution required when retaining rain-affected seed

To avoid poor germination and low vigour crops, retain seed from fertile paddocks and avoid diseased, sprouted or weather-damaged grain. Read More...

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How can I strengthen the pulse phase to combat weeds?

Many herbicide-tolerant pulse varieties are very specific in their tolerance to different active ingredients, even from the same mode of action group. Read More...
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How can I use the WeedSmart Big 6 to keep old chemistry working?

Any herbicide program that relies heavily on one or two herbicide modes of action for a target weed is bound to fail eventually. Read More...
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How does crop competition support other weed control tactics?

Crop competition is a quiet achiever in weed control that also has a synergistic effect when applied with other tactics. Read More...

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Michael Nichols, Sisters Creek, Tas

When herbicide resistant annual ryegrass arrived on their farm Michael Nichols knew he needed to prevent a ‘stop farming’ event. Read More...
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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...