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Communication and development to deliver innovative weed management practices to Western Australian grain growers.

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GRDC has invested significant funding in this area for the past eight years for research and extension with grain growers to develop innovative ways of managing resistant weeds while improving farm profitability... As the shift to more intensive cropping systems gains momentum and herbicide use increases, authorities say it could only be a matter of time before resistance levels in southern cropping states reach those of Western Australia where growers have been battling the nation's highest incidence of herbicide resistance... Weeds compete against crops for valuable moisture, light and nutrients, but growers can take steps in coming weeks to help their wheat crops fight back and stop the weeds winning...
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