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win against crop weeds


  1. Rotate crops and pastures
  2. Double knock – to preserve glyphosate
  3. Mix and rotate herbicides
  4. Stop weed seed set
  5. Crop competition
  6. Harvest weed seed control – the holy grail
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WeedSmart – bringing together industry for a sustainable future

You may have seen we've just released our latest Diversity Era course 'Pre-emergent Herbicides 101' which is free! Initiatives like this are made possible through the support of our stakeholders. Please watch our video highlighting stakeholder engagement to learn more about how stakeholders contribute to the WeedSmart Program.

Our new Diversity Era course ‘Pre-emergent Herbicides 101’ is now live

Our new free course is here! In this podcast, you’ll hear from your co-hosts Jessica Strauss and Peter Newman, who are joined by course presenters, Dr Chris Preston and Mark Congreve.

WeedSmart Content Creator Cindy Benjamin also provides an update on what’s new on the WeedSmart website.
Pre-emergent Herbicides 101 will take you through the in’s and out’s of pre-emergent herbicides. The course is taught by Dr Chris Preston (Uni of Adelaide) and Mr Mark Congreve (ICAN)and the course covers why pre-emergent herbicides are an important tool in Australian cropping systems and how pre-emergents help you to manage herbicide resistance in crop weeds. (Especially in a world where 11 of the 17 modes of action have documented resistance). Find out more about the course by listening to the podcast!

Pre-em Herbicides 101 Q&A Forum

Come prepared with your Q’s and be ready for a lively discussion with Chris, Mark and Pete as we dive deeper into pre-emergent herbicides. Try to watch all the videos before the webinar so we can cover Q’s not addressed in the modules.

Chaff lining has really taken off

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.


Answer five questions relating to the farming system on a specific paddock at any given property.

Our app will rate your chances of herbicide resistance assessing how effectively you are managing your weed seed bank.

Diversity Era

Herbicide Resistance 101 with Stephen Powles