Category Archives: Herbicide application in retained stubble systems

Wimmera and Mallee – herbicides

Pre-emergent herbicide efficacy isn’t just about when you are  actually in the sprayrig, its starts at harvest time When double knocking try spraying glyphosate in one direction and then gramoxone in the opposite direction. In the Wimmera maintain water rates … Continue reading

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South West Victoria – Herbicides

• Standing stubble and processed stubble trash can inhibit efficacy of herbicides by preventing herbicide contact with target weeds & soil • Herbicides are one part of integrated weed management systems and cannot be the sole control measure. To avoid … Continue reading

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Murray Mallee (irrigation) herbicides

Ryegrass is the major weed present in the Murray Mallee Benefits of stubble come from increasing organic carbon over the long term and reducing slaking and dispersion. Ground cover is typically more than 50% meaning that trifluralin is not used … Continue reading

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Herbicide application in stubble retained systems

Effective management of weeds in retained stubble systems is important because it means that growers can take advantage of the many benefits associated with stubble and residue cover, without suffering losses associated with poor weed control. Take home messages: Herbicides … Continue reading

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Cropsmart has some advise on how growers can improve pre-em herbicide efficacy in high stubble situations. Go to: https://thestubbleproject.files.wordpress.com/2016/04/improving-pre-em-herbicide-use-in-stubble.pdf  

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Altering the timing of clethodim application and using angled nozzles can improve annual ryegrass control in canola

By Heather Cosgriff and Georgina Moloney, SFS Key messages: Annual Ryegrass (AGR) resistance was not an issue in the trial as it was a bare paddock sown to AGR. Poorly timed application of clethodim reduced the chemical’s efficacy.  Improving the … Continue reading

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Impacts on herbicide efficacy from different stubble management practices

By Paul Breust and Megan Beveridge, SFS Key messages: No significant differences in phyto-toxicity and weed counts from stubble treatment or seeder used. Disc seeder establishment was significantly better and produced higher NDVI than tyne seeder establishment. No significant difference in … Continue reading

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Spray application training night – Skipton

As part of the GRDC stubble initiative SFS, in conjunction with Nufarm, will host a spray application workshop for farmers at Skipton on April 13.

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SFS spray boom demo at Mininera

As part of the GRDC funded Stubble Initiative Project, Southern Farming Systems held a Boom Spray Demonstration Day on 11 September 2015 at Mininera. Here’s a video of the boom sprays in action. More than 100 growers were on hand … Continue reading

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Herbicide application in a retained stubble cropping system

As part of the GRDC stubble initiative, Birchip Cropping Group commissioned Spray consultant Craig Day (Spray Safe & Save) to deliver a herbicide application workshop for growers at Nhill on October 9, 2014. Craig shares tips and information on how … Continue reading

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