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Weed Fast Facts

Weed fast facts is now available from our SFS website from the project page Less Weeds More Feed.

Its an information guide SFS developed with MLA funding on 15 commonly found pasture weeds to support management decisions.

There are many things to like about this product. Its both visually appealing and informative.

Weed fast facts helps you understand the how weeds grow and the weeds’ benefits or costs in terms of their contribution to feed available for grazing. It also provides facts on interventions and when tactics should be implemented.

We are not the only ones that like it. Agriculture Victoria featured our summer feed test data in their Spring Sheep Notes and recently gave it a plug on ABC radio.

Information on each weed is presented in three wheels: growth, grazing value, and interventions. The wheels are based around a monthly calendar, which represents the cyclical nature of plant growth.

Together, this information can help you decide what action to take. Weed control decisions require appreciating and comparing the benefits and costs, and pros and cons of both the weed and its interventions.

Weed fast facts is easy to use. The document contains hyperlinks that allow you to move to each weed or wheel you are interested in viewing.
Check it out!

The images below are the Facts on Fat Hen, one of the summer weeds you will currently find.


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