Early and effective summer weed control workshop - Corrigin

Event Name
Early and effective summer weed control workshop - Corrigin
End Date
Duration
5 hours and 15 minutes
Description

Summer weeds can rob subsequent crops of soil nitrogen and stored soil water. Summer weeds can also delay seeding time for winter crops through reducing stored soil water forcing growers to wait till sufficient autumn rain has fallen. They can also reduce crop emergence by causing physical and/or chemical interference at seeding time.

Early weed identification and control is essential for best control under difficult summer conditions.

Topics covered:

  • economics of early summer weed control
  • weed identification with special reference to locally important weeds – a mix of theory and practical. Live plants will be available for attendees to practise identification of small plants.
  • best management practices for summer weeds
  • better spray application in summer. The new regulations on the use of 2,4-D and how it affects summer spraying. How to get the best control and stay within the regulations. Which herbicides will work in a tank mix in a very coarse spray quality?
  • new technologies
Region
West
Location
Corrigin Resource Centre, 55 Larke Crescent
Corrigin
WA 6375
Contact name
Andrew Storrie
Contact email
Contact phone
Contact website
Cost

Cost (in AUD$): Free

Registration

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