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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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Field trials of the Harrington Seed Destructor (HSD) in South Australia, New South Wales and Victoria have shown the weed-management device is as effective at managing annual ryegrass in the east as it is in the west... Results from the counts show the HSD had the same affect on annual ryegrass populations as in WA trials in 2010... The HSD was invented by WA farmer Ray Harrington as an alternative to windrow burning and chaff carts...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Field trials of the Harrington Seed Destructor (HSD) in South Australia, New South Wales and Victoria have shown the weed-management device is as effective at managing annual ryegrass in the east as it is in the west... Results from the counts show the HSD had the same affect on annual ryegrass populations as in WA trials in 2010... The HSD was invented by WA farmer Ray Harrington as an alternative to windrow burning and chaff carts...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Narrow windrow burning is a simple, low cost way of destroying weed seeds after harvest by placing crop residue in a narrow windrow during harvest and then burning it... Maurie Street, chief executive officer of the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) funded grower solution group Grain Orana Alliance (GOA) says lighter yielding cereal crops or break crops such as chickpeas are ideal crops for those growers looking to initiate windrow burning... "Windrow burning can be an intimidating idea, but I believe chickpea harvest is an opportunity not to be missed," Mr Street said "It is the least competitive crop in terms of competiveness with weeds and has limited weed control options so it is a crop you will potentially see more weed escapes in...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Narrow windrow burning is a simple, low cost way of destroying weed seeds after harvest by placing crop residue in a narrow windrow during harvest and then burning it... Maurie Street, chief executive officer of the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) funded grower solution group Grain Orana Alliance (GOA) says lighter yielding cereal crops or break crops such as chickpeas are ideal crops for those growers looking to initiate windrow burning... "Windrow burning can be an intimidating idea, but I believe chickpea harvest is an opportunity not to be missed," Mr Street said "It is the least competitive crop in terms of competiveness with weeds and has limited weed control options so it is a crop you will potentially see more weed escapes in...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
Samples of chaff were collected from four different chaff carts during harvest 2011... The grain yield and crop harvest index were used to estimate the total crop residue in the paddock... The cost of a unit of potassium was estimated at the time of writing and will vary considerably...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (West)
" Nutrient removal - the hidden cost of chaff windrow burning Peter Newman, Department of Agriculture and Food, Geraldton carts and KEYMESSAGES The value of nutrients removed in a chaff cart when harvesting wheat in 2011 was $13/ha compared to $43/ha for windrow burning... The analysis suggests that lupin residue contains higher levels of potassium than cereal or canola; this is from a small number of samples only... The cost of a unit of potassium was estimated at the time of writing and will vary considerably...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Author : Sarah Clarry "Successful people manage herbicide resistance.".. "We use variable-rate pH mapping so we can get the right rate of lime applied over the whole paddock," he says... "I hadn't used 23cm row spacings since 2003, as I converted to 30cm spacings in 2004," Mr Fels says. "..
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Author : Sarah Clarry "Successful people manage herbicide resistance.".. "We use variable-rate pH mapping so we can get the right rate of lime applied over the whole paddock," he says... "I hadn't used 23cm row spacings since 2003, as I converted to 30cm spacings in 2004," Mr Fels says. "..
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If I can find a way of doing something that's more cost effective, that's great for the business I run," Tom Murphy says... "We first sprayed a fallow with a reasonably robust rate and found the barnyard grass remained in the paddock, so we knew straight away we had a problem," Mr Murphy says... Mr Murphy devised an aggressive integrated weed management (IWM) plan incorporating crop and chemical rotation, precise herbicide rates and double knocks, as well as non-chemical methods such as strategic tillage and windrow burning...
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