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Stop moisture and nitrogen loss: manage summer weeds.. Trials highlight the value of controlling weeds to prevent losses of nitrogen and soil moisture in summer fallows... "The trials highlighted the importance of controlling summer weeds to conserve nitrogen as well as moisture," Mr McMaster says...
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Pioneering Western Australian research into techniques to control weed seeds in grain paddocks at harvest time has received international recognition... Dr Walsh said the research, funded by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC), proved that a high level of weed seeds is retained at wheat crop harvest time, providing further evidence of the effectiveness of harvest weed seed control (HWSC) in preventing weeds from replenishing the seed bank... "The research demonstrated that the four dominant annual weeds of Australian cropping systems - annual ryegrass, wild radish, brome grass and wild oats - retain 77 to 95 per cent of their seeds above a harvest cut height of 15cm at wheat crop maturity," he said...
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To Keep your herbicides: stop survivors from setting seed.. Keeping weeds 'off-balance' by mixing up controls and keeping their numbers low is the aim of integrated weed management (IWM), where different practices are combined to prevent weeds from adapting to a single control option... The interactive, one-day grower workshops focus on how to manage weed populations and ensure that herbicide resistance does not dictate how they farm...
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To Keep your herbicides: stop survivors from setting seed.. Keeping weeds 'off-balance' by mixing up controls and keeping their numbers low is the aim of integrated weed management (IWM), where different practices are combined to prevent weeds from adapting to a single control option... The interactive, one-day grower workshops focus on how to manage weed populations and ensure that herbicide resistance does not dictate how they farm...
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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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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Unidentified weeds have nowhere to hide with grains industry's new phone technology The new age of information technology is catching up with the age-old problem of weeds in cropping systems... The Grains Research and Development Corporation's Weeds: The Ute Guide application provides growers with a free-of-charge weeds identification service that can be accessed anywhere at any time... Most grain growers carry a mobile phone with them wherever they go so the GRDC is adapting its information resources to enable growers to have ready access to data and facts when that information is needed most," said Mr McCue...
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Unidentified weeds have nowhere to hide with grains industry's new phone technology The new age of information technology is catching up with the age-old problem of weeds in cropping systems... The Grains Research and Development Corporation's Weeds: The Ute Guide application provides growers with a free-of-charge weeds identification service that can be accessed anywhere at any time... Most grain growers carry a mobile phone with them wherever they go so the GRDC is adapting its information resources to enable growers to have ready access to data and facts when that information is needed most," said Mr McCue...
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Grain growers in the southern cropping region are being advised that they can take action to improve weed control in wheel tracks during summer fallow spraying... A Weed Control in Wheel Tracks Fact Sheet , produced by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC), details measures that can reduce poor control of weeds in the sprayer's wheel tracks and adjacent areas during summer fallow applications... Lack of weed control in these areas can be the result of poor spray deposition, excessive dust or a combination of the two...
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Hosted by ICAN, the webinar is targeted at grain growers and advisers throughout Australia and will be presented by Peter Newman, of the Australian Herbicide Resistance Initiative... " the webinar will look at the ecology of wild radish and how to use this information to assist in managing it; its herbicide resistance status; and weed control tactics that have been successfully employed to manage this weed.".. To participate, use a laptop, tablet or personal computer to watch and listen to a 30 minute presentation, which will be followed by about 15 minutes for questions...
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Hosted by ICAN, the webinar is targeted at grain growers and advisers throughout Australia and will be presented by Peter Newman, of the Australian Herbicide Resistance Initiative... "Wild radish is one of the most competitive and difficult to control broadleaf weeds of winter cereal crops, with weed seeds persisting for many years... " the webinar will look at the ecology of wild radish and how to use this information to assist in managing it; its herbicide resistance status; and weed control tactics that have been successfully employed to manage this weed."..
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