Weeds, 13 Apr 2023
A weeds management specialist says focused attention on a diverse array of weeds management tactics over multiple years is critical for reducing the annual ryegrass population in crops
Weeds, 30 Mar 2023
Strategic deep tillage through deep ripping, deep soil mixing and soil inversion has brought productivity gains to Western Australian farming systems but may necessitate a change in weed management and herbicide use. A team of researchers from DPIRD is working on solutions.
Weeds, 23 Mar 2023
Grain grown alongside other agricultural production systems – such as irrigated cotton and horticulture – presents new challenges for managing mobile weeds
Weeds, 25 Jan 2023
Oat production in Australia has been constrained partly due to the lack of weed management tools. This is because oats have been considered a minor crop, by many of the chemical registrants due to the relatively small area of production. Making the registration of crop protection chemicals for pest, disease and weed control more challenging. But collaboration amongst agencies is providing much needed impetus and the situation is improving with the release of imidazoline-tolerant oats and the registration of Nufarm TriflurX® and, potentially, prosulfurocarb.
Weeds, 24 Nov 2022
A new GRDC guidebook for mixing and batching ag chemicals will be a useful technical and troubleshooting resource for growers.
Weeds, 21 Nov 2022
A weed management specialist says now is the time to revise your summer and autumn glyphosate strategy.
Weeds, 01 Nov 2022
Mechanical weed seed destruction is helping to drive down the weed seed population on a family farm near Culcairn, New South Wales.
Weeds, 01 Sep 2022
Growers are planning their weed management activity to control one of the most problematic and competitive broadleaf weeds – wild radish – and its seed is on the hit list.
Weeds, 09 Aug 2022
New research results tailored to meet the needs of southern NSW landholders managing the invasive weed, feathertop Rhodes grass, will be showcased in a series of free workshops during September.
Weeds, 26 Jul 2022
Researchers at the University of Sydney are exploring two new tools that could be developed to control weeds in crops