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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
The Services to be completed by the Western Region Research Update Coordinator are to: Deliver a program advisers, consultants and agribusiness through an annual Agribusiness Crop updates (showcasing GRDC/DAFWA and partner R, D and E outputs)... Western Australian growers are urged to find out how cutting-edge research presented at the recent Agribusiness Crop Updates can help them on-farm... Issues facing Western Australian grain growers will shape the agenda of the 2012 Agribusiness Crop Updates, for which topics and speakers are now being sought...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
The first population of wild oats resistant to Group A herbicides was in 1986... The costs of herbicide resistance may not be immediately obvious... The use of soil active herbicides in no-till poses a number issues depending on the characteristics of the herbicide, level of incorporation, proportion of the soil covered by plant material or clods and amount of moisture near the soil surface...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
Sustaining herbicide effectiveness in the WA grain belt - a tactical and integrated approach.. Despite Western Australia (WA) being seen as "the home of herbicide resistance", most farmers (those who haven't listened to their accountants to minimise income tax) are still making money and have maintained reasonable equity in their farm business... There are no easy answers to herbicide resistance as has been shown in this paper, the problem is getting far worse with the spread of resistance to glyphosate and development of multiple resistances, particularly in broadleaved weeds such as wild radish...
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The loss of herbicides to resistance will increase costs to growers, increase the difficulty of management and threaten the sustainability of farms... The results of the project will be delivered primarily through fact sheets and other publications and through the farm advisor learning groups... The GRDC IPSOS survey will be used to measure this output via measures of adoption of Integrated Weed Management practices with a target of15% in adoption of practices that reduce the risks of glyphosate or Group I resistant weeds...
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