CROPPING

New weed machine has producers excited

A NEW mechanical weeding machine that is quickly attracting keen interest from grain growers will be one of the innovations discussed at coming grain industry events in Western Australia.

Staff writer
The ‘rapid response’ tyne system was designed to chip out weeds at densities of one plant per 10 square metres, while travelling at 10 kilometres per hour.

The ‘rapid response’ tyne system was designed to chip out weeds at densities of one plant per 10 square metres, while travelling at 10 kilometres per hour.

The prototype was developed by agricultural engineers and researchers from the University of Western Australia (UWA) and the University of Sydney, with Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)...

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