Why Mix It Up?
Herbicide resistant weeds reduce profitability and choice of herbicide control options, and are a challenge on a local, national and global level. Utilising integrated weed management (IWM) approaches and mixing it up will help prevent and delay resistance on your farm.
The Resistance Tracker
Annual ryegrass is Australia’s most costly herbicide resistant weed, with alternate control measures and poor control costing growers more than the sum of all other resistant weeds.1
Resistant ryegrass has been found in paddocks around at least;
69 WA towns
62 SA towns
66 VIC towns
43 NSW towns2
1 GRDC 2016 Impact of Weeds on Australian Grain Production – The cost of weeds to Australian grain growers and the adoption of weed management and tillage practices. www.grdc.com.au/ImpactOfWeeds
2 Based on seed and plants tested up to 2015 by Charles Sturt University and Plant Science Consulting