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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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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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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...
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How does ryegrass adapt so readily to farming practices and environmental changes?

Short rotations make it easy for weeds like annual ryegrass to adapt to multiple herbicide modes of action and cutural practices. Read More...
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What impact does dry seeding have on pre-emergent herbicide efficacy?

When dry seeding, it is essential that the maximum amount of pre-emergent product reaches the soil surface. Read More...
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How can I maximise grass weed control using hybrid canola?

For a competitive canola crop to halve grass weed seed set, use a vigorous variety, robust pre-em herbicide and the best agronomic package. Read More...
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How can I ensure my complex tank mix is compatible and will spray out?

Having many products in a tank mix, makes it increasingly difficult to prevent adverse chemical reactions from occurring in the ‘brew’. Read More...
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What are the best herbicide mixing strategies for winter crops?

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