Control weeds with Ultro

Feb. 11, 2024 | 4 min read
Grain growers are taking up the opportunity to reduce grass weed populations on their properties with a new mode of action pulse crop herbicide that is relieving the pressure on traditional options and helping to clean-up paddocks for future crops.

Early herbicide strategy boosts results

Feb. 10, 2024 | 4 min read
Problems controlling annual ryegrass and wild radish weeds in WA’s northern agricultural zone after years of narrow cropping rotations and repeated use of popular herbicides is well-known across the country.

New, improved Frequency herbicide

April 19, 2023 | 2 min read
Wheat and barley growers now have access to the most adaptable Group 27 product on the market, thanks to BASF’s new and improved Frequency herbicide that offers excellent control of hard to manage broadleaf weeds such as fleabane, sowthistle, buckwheat/bindweed, wireweed, wild radish, bifora and capeweed.

How can I use the pulse phase to combat weeds?

Feb. 23, 2023 | 4 min read
‘How can I strengthen the pulse phase to combat weeds?’ with Dr Jason Brand, Agriculture Victoria Research, Horsham.

Stop broadleaf weeds before they start

Feb. 22, 2023 | 4 min read
Cereal crops can quickly become susceptible to broadleaf weed escapes during crop establishment, making Callisto pre-emergent herbicide a valuable addition to many wheat and barley programs.

Long residual makes Overwatch ideal for WA

Feb. 21, 2023 | 2 min read
The lengthy residual ryegrass control of Overwatch Herbicide makes it ideal for barley on the Hirsch enterprise at Latham and Bunjil, in the mid-west region of Western Australia.

Mateno tops weed control in barley

Dec. 23, 2022 | 6 min read
On the heels of its welcome registration for early post-emergent (EPE) application in barley to control grass and broadleaf weeds, latest trials in this use pattern with the recently released Mateno Complete herbicide have further reinforced its performance over several years of development.

New chemistry vital option in Central West

March 19, 2022 | 3 min read
The release of the new pre-emergent, Overwatch Herbicide in 2021 has been welcomed by Nutrien Forbes agronomist Jim Cronin as a vital rotational option in key winter crops.

Mix up your approach to fenceline weeds

March 9, 2021 | 2 min read
The recent discovery of multi-resistant capeweed along fencelines in Western Australia has put a fine point on the need for integrated weed management tactics to be applied to non-production areas on farms.

Strategies to manage feathertop Rhodes grass

Jan. 6, 2021 | 4 min read
When it comes to managing feathertop Rhodes grass (FTR), the successful strategies being used by Queensland and northern New South Wales grain growers and farm advisers focus on stopping weed seed set.

New organic herbicide great for tree crops

Nov. 26, 2020 | 2 min read
Grochem Australia has launched a new non-selective, organic herbicide in what it describes as a major breakthrough for the horticulture sector.

Understanding weed competitive traits in barley

Aug. 11, 2020 | 4 min read
Not all barley genotypes are equal when it comes to weed suppression and tolerance.

Winter ideal time for feathertop Rhodes grass control plan

July 30, 2020 | 3 min read
Feathertop Rhodes grass (FTR) was once considered a summer weed, but new research has confirmed field observations that FTR can effectively germinate in winter, making it an increasing challenge for grain growers across northern New South Wales and Queensland.

Advice for farmers on resistance management now available online

June 13, 2020 | 2 min read
CropLife Australia has released its updated Resistance Management Strategies for fungicides, herbicides and insecticides.

Independent science based regulation needs defending from activist attacks and community ignorance

Feb. 19, 2020 | 3 min read
In an address to the inaugural international conference on the regulation of agvet chemicals and technologies at the University of New England, Chief Executive Officer of the peak industry organisation for the plant science sector, Matthew Cossey, declared that Independent science-based regulation needs defending from activist attacks and community ignorance.