Pre-Emergent - Elders Rural Services

A review of BASF Sharpen for knocking down broadleaf weeds this season

Agronomist: Mick Marchant – Elders Young Product: BASF Sharpen Crop Situation: Knockdown Weeds controlled:  Wireweed Fleabane Milkthistle Melons Ryegrass Brew: 1L/100L            Hasten 1.8L/ha            …

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Weed control the most important spray operation in relation to yield outcomes

Andrew (Jack) Daniel, Elders Technical Services Manager in Warracknabeal, began using FMC Hammer when it was commercially available in early 2000. After trialing the product,…

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Let’s Talk Nitrogen application with Charlie Walker

Seasons come in many shapes and sizes and can vary significantly from one year to the next. One common denominator from year to year is…

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Insect protection a top priority for emerging pasture this season

Alan Strachan, backed by his agronomist, Rob Harrod of Albury, is placing his confidence in Pyrinex Super for insect protection this pre-emergent season, after seeing…

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Elders reward clients through AgriClime

After success last season, Elders Esperance, WA is encouraging their eligible clients to sign up to Syngenta’s cash-back program, AgriClime, which is designed to help…

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Research trials prove worth in scientifically backed herbicide management plan

Herbicide resistance researcher and industry leader in weed management best practice, Dr Peter Boutsalis, has recently been involved in assessing an important herbicide and one…

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Nev and Brooke Hollins, Burraboi, Southern NSW

Hard to kill weeds target in Southern pre-seeding strategy

Nev and Brooke Hollins are third generation farmers from Burraboi, Southern NSW, with a farming enterprise of 3500ha of dryland and flood/pivot irrigation.  Their property…

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Ease of use proving point of difference in preventative strategy against pests

Western Australian broadacre farmer Dustin Fry has honed in on pest control to establish the most promising winter crops, proving the value in a strong…

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Preventative action proves best for Western crops

Based in the Northern Central Wheatbelt of WA, the Cail family know the importance of selecting the right herbicide protection for their cropping program. The…

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