Tag Archives: stubble retained

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 control methods. These practices are implemented … Continue reading

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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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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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Break crops in retained stubble systems

GRDC stubble management guideline No. 1 Growing break crops and retaining stubble are two practices known to improve soil health and nutrient cycling in broadacre cropping systems. However, when stubble loads are heavy, management issues can result that can affect profitability. This … Continue reading

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