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Hyssop loosestrife (Lythrum hyssopifolia) is a widely distributed weed in the south west of Western Australia.
Options for control of winter broad leaved weeds, in pastures, is a common inquiry. A fairly reliable method is spray grazing.
Mid-West producers are reminded to keep watch for the summer weed, crownbeard, which is toxic to sheep.
Kimberley pastoralists, agribusinesses, consultants and interested community members are invited to a field walk of irrigated pasture and fodder trials for beef production by the Department of Prim
Sheep producers whose properties have received unseasonably high rainfall in recent weeks should adjust their management programs to protect their stock from nutrition losses and toxic weeds.
The risk of sheep mortalities from the toxic weed caltrop could be reduced by treating infestations with a registered herbicide.
Grazing annual pastures in autumn can potentially lead to a significant reduction in pasture seedling density, especially within the first 12 days after the break of season.
Dry pastures in Western Australia provide good early feed after senescence but rapidly become unable to maintain stock.
Slender iceplant, Mesembryanthemum nodiflorum, is a small, succulent, winter-growing annual weed, most common in the eastern Wheatbelt.
Consol lovegrass is a persistent, drought-tolerant, tufted perennial suited to well drained, sandy and loamy soils.