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Experts talk tough on 'slack' herbicide management

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Weed problems dominated discussions because, as everyone at the Update knew, too many northern growers continue to use herbicides indiscriminately... The Goondiwindi Update maintained its reputation as the 'must attend' forum for grains industry research in the northern region, with an array of experienced and expert speakers and more than 270 advisers and leading growers attending... University of California spray specialist Professor Ken Giles detailed new technology that delivers variable-rate herbicide application without changing droplet size, the University of Adelaide's Dr Christopher Preston spoke on managing herbicide resistance and Nufarm Australia's Gerard Bardell on the role of the Spraywise decision-support system in finding the best conditions for spray application...
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