Podcasts

Welcome to the WeedSmart Podcast portal.

Listen to the WeedSmart podcasts with your expert co-hosts Jessica Strauss and Peter Newman.

Listen to the WeedSmart podcasts with your expert co-hosts Jessica Strauss and Peter Newman.

Audio
Podcast

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...
Audio
Podcast

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...
Audio
Podcast

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...
Audio
Podcast

S07E05: Adapting spray tactics from summer to autumn pays off

On this edition of the podcast, we’re focusing on getting spraying right. As we move from Summer to Autumn, it’s a good time to consider what spray practices are being implemented and to consider what practical changes might be worthwhile. Read More...
Audio
Podcast

S07E04: Regional Update – Jeshua Smith, Agronomist, Young, NSW

Farmers in Young have been dealing with an influx of ryegrass due to increase summer rain. We talk about how to get on top of this weed, as well as get a general overview of what to be considering at the moment when it comes to weed control. Growmore Agronomy Services Agronomist, Jeshua Smith, who is based in Young, NSW, joins us to explain what's going on in his patch. Read More...
Audio
Podcast

S07E03: Longer coleoptile wheat protects seedlings from herbicide damage

On this episode of the WeedSmart Podcast, we learn about how wheat with a longer coleoptile offers some unique benefits from a crop protection standpoint. We also dig into the details of a weeds trial which shows a triple threat strategy, rather than traditional methods has the potential to produce the best results for weed control in the Southern region. Read More...
Audio
Podcast

S07E02: Farmers facing price and supply crunch to kill weeds

We discuss the stewardship around Adama's new pre-emergent herbicide, Ultro, and comment on the ongoing supply issues of herbicides and fertilisers. Read More...
Audio
Podcast

S07E01: Controlling weeds in the Liverpool Plains after widespread flooding

The WeedSmart Podcast is back! This is our first episode of 2022. This podcast is a Regional update with Jim Hunt who is an Agronomist with Hunt Ag Solutions in Gunnedah, NSW.  Read More...
Audio
Podcast

S06E41: Diverse rotations rock – good for profit, weeds and nitrogen!

This is our last podcast of 2021, so thank you for joining us! On this episode we're focusing on diverse crop rotations and dealing with resistance. We hope there’s some helpful tips for you to take away.  Read More...

Subscribe to the WeedSmart Newsletter