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HARVEST WEED
SEED CONTROL 101

FREE ONLINE COURSE – UPDATED

Harvest Weed Seed Control 101 course - updated

We recently updated our Harvest Weed Seed Control 101 online course!

There have been a few changes in the HWSC world since we first published the course. We created 9 brand-new videos to bring you the latest and most relevant information on harvest weed seed control.

This free online course is taught by WeedSmart western extension agronomist Peter Newman and University of Sydney’s Dr Michael Walsh.

Check out the updated course

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Fact Sheet

Maximising crops and minimising weeds with smart phase farming

View the data from this research as presented at the GRDC Update (West) on 22 April 2022. Read More...
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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...
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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...

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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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Horticulture focus at WeedSmart Week 2022

Adopting an area-wide approach to weed management benefits all industries and land managers. Find out more at this WeedSmart event in Mildura. Read More...
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WeedSmart Week goes to Mildura, Victoria

Growers and agronomists are invited to attend WeedSmart Week in Mildura, Vic from 30 Aug to 1 Sept. Grab yourself an early bird ticket! Read More...
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Maximising the benefits of new pre-em chemistry

New pre-emergent herbicides on the market give growers more options for mixing and rotating modes of action. Read More...
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Tickle those weeds this autumn

In an otherwise no-till farming system, using a skim plough, harrow, rake or disc chain implement to disturb the top few centimetres of soil can stimulate an even germination of weeds that can then be controlled prior to planting the crop. Read More...
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Plan your attack on the weed seed bank

Controlling weeds is a on-going task and requires determination and persistence. Here we summarise the key components of the WeedSmart Big 6 strategies and the principles that underpin them. Read More...
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Aussie HWSC innovation goes global

When Australian farmers and researchers began using harvest weed seed control, it kick-started a revolution in weed management. 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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