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Catalogue: GRDC Publications
94 Average percentage of crop area where plant-available water was assessed through the crop period in 2011 (map) ........................................................................................................................................ TABLE 72 Average percentage of crop area where plant-available water was assessed at planting.. FIGURE 116 Average percentage of crop area where plantavailable water was assessed through the crop period in 2011..
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
To help address the knowledge gap Grain Orana Alliance (GOA) chief executive officer Maurie Street recently conducted a trial on his property in Central West New South Wales to examine the effects of windrow burning... Mr Street says growers need to look further than chemical solutions to manage herbicide-resistant weeds in no-till systems... "I have concerns about herbicide resistance and felt that we needed to try something different that wasn't just another herbicide," Mr Street says...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Destroy weed seeds with narrow windrow burning.. Narrow windrow burning could be the answer for grain growers looking for a simple, low cost way of destroying weed seeds after harvest... Narrow Windrow Burning involves adding a chute to the harvester (top) to direct the chaff into a narrow windrow, which is later burnt (bottom) to destroy weed seeds...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Destroy weed seeds with narrow windrow burning.. Narrow windrow burning could be the answer for grain growers looking for a simple, low cost way of destroying weed seeds after harvest... Narrow Windrow Burning involves adding a chute to the harvester (top) to direct the chaff into a narrow windrow, which is later burnt (bottom) to destroy weed seeds...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
The regional and national role of grains research in South Australia was profiled over a three-day tour by the GRDC's National Panel in late June.. After using a Harrington Seed Destructor for the second year running, the Sadler family in Western Australia is able to offer some insights into its effectiveness to other growers keen to replace burning with weed seed destruction.. Ground Cover Radio 114: Seed crusher eliminates need to burn..
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Catalogue: GRDC YouTube channel
" Narrow Windrow Burning at Kukerin 02 September 2014 Techniques targeting destruction of weed seeds during harvest are being widely adopted across Western Australia to deal with high frequencies of herbicide resistant annual weeds... Technology to reduce spray drift GCTV: Drift Reducing Technology..
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
The paper is about the motivations for putting WB into practice and about addressing some of the key concerns about the practicality of WB in NSW farming systems... Late season control of seed set with herbicide applications with products such as glyphosate, paraquat, diquat, 2,4-D and metsulfuron-methyl are widely used in other states and have registration in some situations in NSW... The alternative if we fail to adopt change can be found in WA, where many growers have to WB every paddock, every year if they wish to control their weed populations and continue to farm successfully...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Mr Street runs the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)- funded GOA and is well aware of the difficult issue of herbicide resistance... "I'm a zero-till cropper; I've got no livestock in the system and it's all winter crop at the moment," Mr Street said... "I took the straw spreaders and the spinners off and made up a cheap chute for the back, which probably cost me $100 in steel and a couple of hours in the workshop and it worked fine," Mr Street said...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Mr Street runs the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)- funded GOA and is well aware of the difficult issue of herbicide resistance... "I'm a zero-till cropper; I've got no livestock in the system and it's all winter crop at the moment," Mr Street said... "I took the straw spreaders and the spinners off and made up a cheap chute for the back, which probably cost me $100 in steel and a couple of hours in the workshop and it worked fine," Mr Street said...
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Catalogue: GRDC YouTube channel
" Over the Fence: Windrow burning beats wild radish - May 2011 13 August 2012.. Two key messages have emerged from long-term windrow burning trials in the northern wheatbelt -- focus on trash from non-cereal crops and burn in the daytime where possible... Technology to reduce spray drift GCTV: Drift Reducing Technology..
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