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New guide to combat skeleton weed

WESTERN Australia’s Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) has released a new guide for detecting and eliminating skeleton weed during the state’s summer grain harvest.

Kristy Moroney
Getting rid of skeleton weed is a priority this summer.

Getting rid of skeleton weed is a priority this summer.

The guide outlines the program surveillance and search protocols for 2018-2019 for both rural and urban areas. The new guide is funded by the Grains, Seeds and Hay Industry Funding Scheme (IFS). Grains,...

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A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

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Research Report: Sheds (April 2024)

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Research Report: Self-Propelled Sprayers (March 2024)

In this month’s Research Report, the Kondinin Group research team of Mark Saunders, Ben White and Josh Giumelli present the results of the latest round of self-propelled sprayer testing. The team traversed several states to round up six of the latest sprayers, which can cost upwards of $1 million each.