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Attack the weed seed bank

Harvest will be here before we know it. Now is the time to get a plan in place to capture and destroy weed seeds.

You have two options:

1. Go it alone

2. Learn from the experts

We’d pick the second option. If you did too, we have two webinar recordings for you!

We cover the best ways to collect and destroy weed seeds present at harvest, how to make harvest weed seed control work in your system (without pulling your hair out), plus share handy tips you only learn by experience.

Part 1: Narrow windrow burn like a pro

Weeds don’t play fair. Peter Newman (AHRI) and Rod Messina (Mullewa grain grower) discuss how to level up your narrow windrow burning and attack the weed seed bank. They cover how to get started, the pitfalls to look out for, economics of the system, plus modification design options for your harvester.

Part 2: Chaff carts as part of the arsenal

How’d you like to reduce your ryegrass and other weed numbers by up to 95%? You would be crazy to say no! Lance Turner (Corrigin grain grower) knows the chaff cart is not a silver bullet, but reckons it’s a pretty big linchpin for his weed management system. Pete and Lance discuss how low weed numbers give you more options, the logistics and economics of collecting chaff and burning the heaps, plus handy tips you pick up with 10 years of experience (Lance has done the hard work for you!).


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