Laser technology steps up weed fight

Shannon Beattie
August 2 2021 - 8:00am
AHRI research agronomist Michael Ashworth (centre) helped to develop the new system to detect where weeds are in a paddock at harvest time and report that back to farmers.
AHRI research agronomist Michael Ashworth (centre) helped to develop the new system to detect where weeds are in a paddock at harvest time and report that back to farmers.

INFORMATION is power and a new laser technology system which could identify where weeds have dropped their seeds in a paddock is aiming to use that knowledge to help growers apply increased weed control diversity.

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Shannon Beattie

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