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Crops & Soils is the magazine for Certified Crop Advisers, agronomists, and soil scientists focusing on solutions to the daily challenges facing those working in the field and features self-study CEU articles and quizzes.

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From Spreader to Predator: Killing Weed Seeds with the Combine

Faced with the daunting task of herbicide resistance management, Australian farmers developed various systems to target weed seeds during crop harvest. These systems are collectively called harvest weed seed control (HWSC). Despite being relatively unheard of in the U.S., currently more than 80% of Australian farmers practice HWSC. This article provides an overview of the six HWSC systems and the research conducted to date in U.S. cropping systems. This article also includes information for implementing HWSC, what weeds to target, potential costs, and where to find equipment. Read more

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