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Growers have eroded their ryegrass seedbanks by 99.3% from an average of 183 ryegrass/m2 in 2001 to 1.29 ryegrass/m2 in 2018 across the 27 focus paddocks.
An opportunistic weed time of removal trial was implemented in Jerramungup following 66mm in February 2017.
Options for control of winter broad leaved weeds, in pastures, is a common inquiry. A fairly reliable method is spray grazing.
Yield of chickpea crop-topped at the right time to control weed seed set was 59% of the unsprayed control.
Snails cause damage to citrus orchards by feeding on fruit and leaves. Snail management is a multi-step process that involves both cultural and chemical control.
The term 'residual' applies to a number of herbicides that have a long lasting activity in the soil. These herbicides are often applied directly to the soil prior to planting crops, pre-emergent.
A snapshot of some of the latest news and seasonal advice from the department for Western Australian farm businesses in the grains sector.
DPIRD biosecurity responses protecting WA agriculture industry and market accessManaging sheep intended for live exportNew Recognised Biosecurity Groups to add to State’s pest defence...
Season 2018 webpage: one-stop-shop for broadacre information and adviceBiosecurity funding schemes to tackle pest threatsSoils Ministerial Advisory Committee makes progress...
Agistment is an option for removing livestock from a property, for a number of reasons – after a fire, when paddock feed is inadequate, to spell pastures, or to finish livestock for sale on better