Category Archives: Weed management

Harvest stubble and weed seed management in wheat and barley

By Paul Breust, SFS Key messages: Harvesting at 15cm is 20 per cent less efficient than harvesting at 30cm. Harvesting at 15cm is 38 per cent less efficient than harvesting at 50cm. Harvest efficiency increases at approximately 10% per 10cm of harvest height. Additional fuel … Continue reading

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Weed management in retained stubble systems

Weed management in retained stubble systems  To reduce the weed seedbank in a stubble retained system, and inhibit future weed populations that have a negative impact on crop performance, growers can use a combination of cultural, mechanical and chemical weed … Continue reading

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