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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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Sowthistle is the newest problem weed to show signs of glyphosate resistance in the north... "Individual plants within the suspect populations survived the glyphosate much better than they should have and within two or three weeks some plants were starting to regenerate again," Mr Cook said... "More work is being done to determine whether it is resistance, and if so what level, but it is a timely reminder to maintain diversity when undertaking weed control and to closely monitor weeds after sprays to detect and control survivors," Mr Cook said...
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Tom McCue identifies a weed using the WeedID app on his iPhone... WEED APP USE GROWS: Use of an innovative mobile-based weed identification application continues to grow... The Grains Research and Development Corporation's Weeds: The Ute Guide application provides growers and farm advisers in the southern cropping region with a free-of-charge weeds identification service that can be accessed anywhere at any time via Android@", iPhone or iPad devices...
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BROME GRASS CONTROL SUPPORT: Grain growers challenged with the task of controlling the problematic brome grass are being provided with a new resource to support their weed management strategies... GRDC Southern Regional Panel chair David Shannon says brome grass competing early in wheat at a density of 100 plants per square metre can reduce yields by as much as 30 to 50 per cent. ".. The well-adapted weed has proliferated in the past decade, due to the absence of effective herbicides for its control in cereals, intensification of cropping systems, especially wheat on wheat, and the introduction of conservation tillage," Mr Shannon said. "..
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Sowthistle uses stored soil water during fallows and interferes with crop harvest, adding green matter to harvested grain... Sowthistle plants are erect and fleshy with hollow, smooth stems that exude milky latex when damaged... Sowthistle plants can be either present as a rosette or upright in their growth form...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Sowthistle uses stored soil water during fallows and interferes with crop harvest, adding green matter to harvested grain... Sowthistle plants are erect and fleshy with hollow, smooth stems that exude milky latex when damaged... Sowthistle plants can be either present as a rosette or upright in their growth form...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Sowthistle uses stored soil water during fallows and interferes with crop harvest, adding green matter to harvested grain... Sowthistle plants are erect and fleshy with hollow, smooth stems that exude milky latex when damaged... Sowthistle plants can be either present as a rosette or upright in their growth form...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Stewart Hamilton, pictured with his workmate Wal, looks to the family's hay enterprise for weed control... Stewart Hamilton says that growing hay - field peas, ryegrass and oats - as a break crop in sequence with their grain crops has allowed them to eliminate almost all weeds from infested paddocks, lifting whole-farm productivity and profitability... Stewart says that using this approach when faced with a dry start to the season has improved germination in their hay crops, which, apart from boosting hay yields, has also helped to further smother weed competition...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Stewart Hamilton, pictured with his workmate Wal, looks to the family's hay enterprise for weed control... Stewart Hamilton says that growing hay - field peas, ryegrass and oats - as a break crop in sequence with their grain crops has allowed them to eliminate almost all weeds from infested paddocks, lifting whole-farm productivity and profitability... Stewart says that using this approach when faced with a dry start to the season has improved germination in their hay crops, which, apart from boosting hay yields, has also helped to further smother weed competition...
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3.4 MECHANISATION - PLANT ESTABLISHMENT DIRECT SEEDING VERSUS TRANSPLANTING Transplanting is the most common method used in Australia for plant establishment... The time will come where it will be illegal to use and in any case their use should be affecting the farmers" environmental conscience... When is comes to looking into alternative methods for weed and disease control there is a need for progressive farmers to realise changes will confront the industry with regards to limitations on chemical use...
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