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Weed videos show growers 'how to' at harvest.. "In addition to outlining the general concepts and practices of weed seed capture at harvest, there are excellent videos featuring design features of windrowing chutes and chaff carts, as well as practical tips on harvester set-up and windrow management," he said... Caption: Southern region grain growers contemplating weed seed control measures this harvest can access technical information 'bites' in new Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) YouTube videos...
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The South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) Entomology Unit warns that snails present above cutting height in the canopy or in windrows can enter the header during harvest, potentially leading to clogging of machinery and grain quality downgrades... "At this time of year, the aim is to minimise the intake of snails into the header, maximise the separation of snails and grain within the header, and where necessary, clean harvested grain to minimise the number of snails eventually entering the grain sample," Mr Perry said... Sheet metal (punch-hole and expanded mesh) sieves are usually more effective than louvre sieves in removing snails but have a lower cleaning throughput harvest speed may need to be reduced to avoid overloading and grain losses...
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" GCTV15: Harvest Weed Seed Control 19 November 2014 Harvest provides a strategically important time for grain growers to apply weed seed control... 33.789: Mike Walsh: Australian Herbicide Resistance Initiative 35.19: OK Ben we've found a wild radish plant in your crop, so if we use our handy reference 40.379: tool to check out our harvest height we can see that even though this is an immature 45.03: wild radish plant there's still a lot of pods and every one of those pods is above 49.999: our harvest height so they/re all going to go into your chaff cart... 300.56: Mike Walsh: Growers have got the message they really need 303.49: to drive their populations down to very low levels towards eradication and it's that attitude 310.16: that is going to help them into the future because they're now tolerating much lower 314.73: weed densities in their cropping systems and that just means that weed control practices 320.47: become much more sustainable...
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