Multiple weed management strategies the key to success

Gregor Heard
Updated September 15 2022 - 6:03pm, first published 10:00am
Hay is an important part in the weed managemnet strategy for Pinnaroo, SA, farmer Wade Nickolls.
Hay is an important part in the weed managemnet strategy for Pinnaroo, SA, farmer Wade Nickolls.

Managing a medium rainfall zone weed burden in a low rainfall zone yield environment is no easy matter and requires some out of the box thinking.

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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