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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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Can faba bean crops outcompete sowthistle?

Faba bean crops have the potential to significantly curb common sowthistle, a problematic weed with widespread resistance to key herbicides. Read More...
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Can collecting weed seed make me money at harvest?

Setting up your header to minimise grain losses will also maximise weed seed capture a win-win for farm profitability. Read More...
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Do coarse nozzles compromise summer spray efficacy

Select nozzles that deliver the largest spray quality to reduce spray drift and implement measures that don't compromise summer weed control. Read More...
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How can I gain more spray efficiency?

Filling systems can allow the operator to slow down their ground speed and apply the spray more effectively. Read More...
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How to beat barley grass in two years

Barley grass control requires a two-year, multi-pronged strategy using crop competition, herbicide-tolerant crops and effective in-crop herbicides. Read More...
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How effective is a legume pasture phase for ryegrass control?

A single species pasture legume such as serradella can make a large dent in the seed bank of annual ryegrass and other grass weeds. Read More...
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New herbicide helps pulse growers tackle resistant grass weeds

The commercial release of Ultro® (carbetamide) brings a completely different mode of action into the weed control program for pulses. Read More...
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What can I do to control large FTR grass in fallow?

Feathertop Rhodes grass is a major weed in chemical fallows in Australia, and is notoriously hard to kill with glyphosate, but there are other options. Read More...
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Can pulse cover crops tackle multi-resistant ryegrass in irrigated systems?

Field pea provides an effective winter fallow clean to manage resistant ryegrass ahead of planting rice or wheat. Read More...
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Can multi-species planting provide effective weed control?

Some crops simply don’t have a competitive edge, but a multi-species planting might offer extra punch to smother weeds. Read More...
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What can I do at harvest to reduce my future weed burden?

Harvest time is an important opportunity to assess weed burden across the farm and be proactive about driving down the weed seed bank. Read More...
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How can I set up my summer crops to help manage weeds?

It pays to plan ahead to manage weeds in winter fallows destined from summer crops – such as cotton, sorghum, mungbean and sunflower. Read More...
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What strategies will rein in wild turnip in the northern region?

Wild turnip steals crop yield and requires additional control measures that together cost over $10 million every year across Australia. Read More...
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What’s the benefit of a double paraquat knockdown?

A double paraquat application can be used to great effect to avoid a serious blow-out of glyphosate resistant annual ryegrass. Read More...