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Kohlhagen Family, NSW

The Kohlhagens have developed and implemented a comprehensive weed management program for their 100 per cent cropping operation in southern NSW. Read More...
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Robert Gollasch, NSW

Narrow windrow burning to destroy weed seed has been widely accepted as a useful tool, however there are risks and it can be time-consuming. Read More...
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Mark Sandow, SA

Herbicide-resistant annual ryegrass has been an ongoing challenge for grain producers in the Mintaro area of South Australia since the 1980s. Read More...
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Andrew Boultbee, WA

Instead of burning the chaff, Andrew and Marjorie use the chaff heaps as a feed resource for their sheep over summer. Read More...
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Colin McAlpine, WA

Colin has thrown everything he can at reducing the weed burden on his farm while taking all precautions to protect the available herbicide modes of action. Read More...
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Greg Martin, VIC

Greg Martin believes resistance had evolved due to a lack in rotation of chemical groups and not enough importance given to controlling survivors. Read More...
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Grant Wilson, VIC

The Wilson’s use a conservative rotation with up to one-third of the farm under vetch or fallow at any one time. Read More...
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Keeping the farm clean using tactics

A diversified cropping system requires great attention to detail and offers many opportunities to implement several tactics in an integrated weed management strategy. Read More...
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Tom Murphy, NSW

An aggressive and innovative approach to weed control is helping northern NSW farmer Tom Murphy win the war on herbicide resistant weeds. Read More...
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Murray Scholz, NSW

A growing problem with herbicide-resistant ryegrass forced Murray and Emma Scholz to tackle the problem head-on. Read More...
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Maurie Street, NSW

Maurie Street uses a combination of windrow burning, crop and herbicide rotation, increased crop competition and farm hygiene to halt the spread of herbicide-resistant weeds. Read More...
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Damien Sommerville, SA

Damien Sommerville from Spalding, South Australia, makes sure to consider the impact on weeds in every decision he makes. Read More...
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Rod Messina, WA

Rod Messina, whose family farming business "Spring Park Farms” has hosted windrow trials for more than a decade, says the practice has underpinned their property expansion. Read More...
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Geoff O’Neill, NSW

The unpalatable thought of losing his no-till farming system drives grain grower Geoff O’Neill in his fight against the formidable threat of herbicide resistance. Read More...

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