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Testing for herbicide susceptibility allows you to determine what herbicide options are still available to control weeds on your farm.
This series of video tutorials has been produced to provide advice about the best ways to monitor and sample crops to diagnose and overcome constraints to crop production.
Western Australia has seen major changes to the agronomic system, including a drying climate, more intensive cropping rotations and the widespread adoption of no-till.
Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) researchers are surveying hundreds of locations across the grainbelt to examine trends in the incidence and frequency of new and emerging summer weeds.
Grain growers across the Wheatbelt are currently battling both winter and summer weeds, after recent widespread rainfall and continued warm temperatures.
Recent rainfall has elevated the risk of a ‘green bridge’ to carry over plant pests and diseases, prompting the Department of Agriculture and Food to warn Wheatbelt landholders to take action.