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In the second part of our series on herbicide resistant grass-weeds, we explore the practical steps farmers can take to prevent or tackle the problem on their farm.
With adequate control no longer possible with herbicides alone, adopting an integrated approach covering the following six areas in combination will help manage grass-weeds and maintain crop yields in a sustainable way.
This guide covers:
- Measure to manage
- Rotational planning and sowing date
- Variety selection and seed rate
- Tillage choices
- Herbicide choices and application
- The benefits of autumn applied herbicides
- Manage seed return