CROPPING

Long-term research yields some herbicide resistance answers

A LONG-TERM trial being run by the Western Australia No-Tillage Farmers Association (WANTFA) is revealing some interesting trends on ways to deal with weed control.

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 Harvest weed seed control (narrow windrow burning) has been very effective in driving down weed numbers, particularly in high risk rotations. Picture courtesy WeedSmart.

Harvest weed seed control (narrow windrow burning) has been very effective in driving down weed numbers, particularly in high risk rotations. Picture courtesy WeedSmart.

The trial started in 2006 when WANTFA wanted to investigate the long-term effect of different farming ‘philosophies' and residue management on factors affecting crop profitability. With co-investment...

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