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Co-hosted by Peter Newman and Siobhon Eacott, the WeedSmart podcast features regular region updates and topical deep dives.

Co-hosted by Peter Newman and Siobhon Eacott, the WeedSmart podcast features regular region updates and topical deep dives.

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S06E33: Why crop topping is a great tool to prevent weed seed set

It's hard to believe that harvest is just around the corner! In light of this fast approaching reality, we wanted to talk about crop topping and spray topping. Read More...
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S06E32: Regional Update – Angus Dalgliesh, Agronomist, Dalby, Qld

Angus Dalgliesh, agronomist with Nutrien Ag Solutions talks about northern weed control solutions. Read More...
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S06E31: Grazing resistant ryegrass key to weed control success for Scholz family

Murray and Emma Scholz are having a real win with grazing to keep ryegrass at bay. Peter Boutsalis provides an update on clethodim resistance and shares some practical tips on how to keep on top of ryegrass. Read More...
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S06E30: Regional Update – Daniel Birch, Catalina Farms, Coorow

Daniel Birch who is based near Coorow in Western Australia’s mid-west joins us on the Regional Update in this episode. Daniel recently took part in a resistance survey conducted by Australian Herbicide Resistance Initiative Researcher, Dr Roberto Busi. I caught up with Dan at the resistance workshop Roberto held in Dalwallinu a few weeks ago.  Read More...
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S06E29: Spray camera technology proves popular for Esperance farmers & Epivio C explainer

WeedSmart Week Esperance was a great success, so in this episode we provide recap on how it went. We also be hear from Sean Roberts from Syngenta on their new sorghum seed safener Epivio C. Read More...
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S06E28: Regional Update – Paul McIntosh, WeedSmart Northern Extension Agronomist

Our Northern Extension Agronomist, Paul MacIntosh joins us for this Regional Update to remind us what's important to be thinking about in the North at the moment. Read More...
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S06E27: Soil amelioration changed the game for Esperance farming family

On this podcast, we hear from Beaumont farmers, Phil Longmire, and son Tom. Tom explains how boundary mapping and soil amelioration were game-changing decisions for their farm. Read More...
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S06E26: Regional Update – Greg Warren, Agronomist, Esperance, WA

In this edition of the Regional Update, we're catching up with Farm and General Agronomist, Greg Warren. Read More...
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S06E25: With a 450,000 ha cotton crop predicted, getting weed control right counts

On this podcast, we chat to the Northern Grower Alliance CEO, Richard Daniel about some surprising survey results on optical spraying. Read More...

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