Tag Archives: herbicide application

Spraying videos

Spraying into stubble SFS spray boom demonstration 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.   … Continue reading

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Nhill crop walk and spray masterclass

Farmers are invited to tour BCG’s Nhill research site and take part in a spray application masterclass being delivered by spray consultant Craig Day on Thursday, October 8. The event, which is being run in conjunction with Agritech Rural/Westech Ag, … 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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Guidelines for growers

The Victorian and Tasmanian stubble project will specifically examine 17 cropping system components that are directly impact, or interact with, crop residue in a stubble retained system. Guidelines on how growers can manage with each of these components while retaining stubble … 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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