Caution urged with pre-harvest herbicide applications

Grain growers are being encouraged to exercise caution when undertaking pre-harvest application of herbicides in this year’s winter crops. Growers applying herbicides late in the season to manage weeds, prevent weeds setting seed or to desiccate crops to accelerate or even-up ripening must adhere to herbicide label recommendations and withholding periods to avoid the presence […]

Dow launches one-pass herbicide rexade for cereal growers

13 Rexade LVE vs utc oats, vetch, thistles

Cereal growers will now be able to combat more than 24 variants of key broadleaf weeds along with their key grass weeds with the launch of Dow AgroSciences’ one-pass grass and broadleaf weed control solution Rexade Herbicide with Arylex active. Rexade is a broad spectrum and highly compatible herbicide, approved for use in triticale and […]

Frost puts freeze on effectiveness of ryegrass herbicide

Grain growers in the southern cropping region are being advised to avoid spraying annual ryegrass with clethodim herbicide when frost is forecast. Researchers say poor performance of clethodim on annual ryegrass – a weed becoming increasingly resistant to herbicides – can be associated with cold and frosty conditions. Trials undertaken by the University of Adelaide […]