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Early & effective summer weed controlworkshop - Lake Grace

  • Lake Grace Sports Pavillion Bishop St Lake Grace Australia (map)
Early control eliminates this sort of nightmare - Moisture-stressed fleabane.

Early control eliminates this sort of nightmare - Moisture-stressed fleabane.

Summer weeds can rob subsequent crops of soil nitrogen and stored soil water. Summer weeds can also delay seeding time for winter crops through reducing stored soil water forcing growers to wait till sufficient autumn rain has fallen. They can also reduce crop emergence by causing physical and/or chemical interference at seeding time.

This half-day workshop is supported by L.I.F.T. and is designed to give growers the knowledge and skills to correctly identify summer weeds early and select the best herbicides and non-herbicide techniques to manage them while preparing for the 2019 cropping season.

Topics covered:

  • better spray application in summer. The new regulations on the use of 2,4-D and how it affects summer spraying. How to get the best control and stay within the regulations. Which herbicides will work in a tank mix in a very coarse spray quality?

  • benefits of early summer weed control

  • weed identification with special reference to locally important weeds – a mix of theory and practical. Live plants will be available for attendees to practise identification of small plants.

  • best management practices for summer weeds

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