Growers will need to delay use of herbicide if switching from MCPA to 2,4-D

Gregor Heard
June 18 2020 - 11:00am
Mark Congreve, Independent Consultants Australia Network (ICAN), is urging growers to be careful when using 2,4-D in place of MCPA as a broadleaf herbicide this year.
Mark Congreve, Independent Consultants Australia Network (ICAN), is urging growers to be careful when using 2,4-D in place of MCPA as a broadleaf herbicide this year.

FIVE is the critical number for farmers looking to make the switch from the use of MCPA phenoxy based broadleaf herbicides to 2,4-D based products.

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Gregor Heard

Gregor Heard

National Grains Industry Reporter

Gregor Heard is ACM's national grains industry reporter, based in Horsham, Victoria. He has a wealth of knowledge surrounding the cropping sector through his 15 years in the role. Prior to that he was with the Fairfax network as a reporter with Stock & Land. Some of the major issues he has reported on during his time with the company include the deregulation of the export wheat market, the introduction of genetically modified crops and the fight to protect growers better from grain trader insolvencies. Still involved with the family farm he is passionate about rural Australia and its people and hopes to use his role to act as an advocate for those involved in the grain sector.

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