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6 Solutions Australian No-Tillers Use to Control Weeds Seeds at Harvest

Dr. Michael Walsh, a weed scientist with the University of Western Australia, outlines 6 current systems of harvest weed seed control.
Dr. Michael Walsh, who is currently a visiting Fulbright Scholar at Kansas State University, is one of the founding fathers of the harvest weed seed control systems that have developed in Australia in response to a herbicide resistance crisis.
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EPA Outmaneuvers the Federal Court System, Putting Off Until At Least 2026 What Could Likely Be Unreasonable Glyphosate Restrictions for No-Till Growers

In a recent legal skirmish with a federal appeals court, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) back-pedaled on its interim decision regarding the use of glyphosate. As a result, no-tillers can continue to use glyphosate without any added restrictions at least through 2026.



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Bill Haddad and Jon Spreng

Hedging Your Long-Term Weed Control Bets to Reduce Herbicide Reliance

No-tiller and crop consultant Jon Spreng, Perrysville, Ohio, says the biggest challenge to combining no-till and cover crops is finding a permanent weed control solution.
Herbicides alone aren’t going to be enough to control weeds in the long run, says Jon Spreng, a no-tiller and crop consultant from Perrysville, Ohio. The current herbicide choices available on the market may last 10-30 years, but unless new active ingredients come along, the fourth-generation grower says he believes that weed resistance will only get worse.
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Combating Tough, Troublesome Weeds that Batter No-Till Systems - Bob Bruss - NNTC 2016 Presentation - MP3 Download

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“Troublesome” weeds are those resistant to one or more classes of chemistry or for various reasons are difficult to control. Bob Bruss, director of technical service for Nufarm Americas, covers the importance of multipronged weed control approaches that span the entire year — not just the growing season — and how to implement them in your no-till system. Bruss also discusses new options for burndown, the importance of fall applications and fallow control and how to best integrate new weed control technologies and traits to minimize the risk of further resistance development.

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