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WeedSmart Week is designed to engage growers and advisors on WeedSmart's Big 6 messages. Our objective for this event is for you to learn everything you need to know about weed management. You hear first-hand from growers and agronomists about integrated weed management practices to minimise the impact of herbicide resistance.
This year we ran two events. The first was in Emerald and the second in Horsham. You can click on each event page to look through the photo gallery, watch the presentations and listen to the podcast from the event. We also have a page for our 2020 event which will be held in South Australia. If you'd like to be involved or want to register your interest, you can!
Glyphosate has dominated global headlines in the last couple of years, from court cases in the US to bans in the European Union. Despite the overwhelming scientific consensus regarding glyphosate’s safety, the discussion is now infiltrating Australian communities and farmers are questioning what they would do if we lost glyphosate here.
Professor Stephen Powles and Bayer Crop Science Head of Public Affairs Carissa Buckland (Matthew Cossey was unfortunately, sick on the day!) joined WeedSmart and AHRI Western Extension Agronomist Pete Newman to give an overview of the current situation surrounding the world’s most used herbicide and what this means for the Australian grains industry.
If you missed the webinar, you can catch up!
This week we have an array of interviews from the ground at Horsham WeedSmart Week. Join your hosts, Jessica Strauss and Peter Newman, as they take you to the event via the podcast.
Without the support of our stakeholders and our co-organiser BCG, this event would not have been possible, so thank you very much for their support.
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Chaff lining has been a dominant talking point in farming communities as an easy to adopt, low-cost HWSC tool. It has also experienced relatively rapid adoption across the country. Check out our latest video to learn more.