Code of Practice for Summer Weed Control

Bio-Security SA

Type: Factsheet
Knowledge level: Introductory

Farm Table says:

The safe and effective application of agricultural chemicals is essential, this fact sheet provides a reminder on all of things that need to be considered before spraying your summer weeds.

This fact sheet is produced by Biosecurity SA and looks at:

  • providing a standard for the safe and effective application of agricultural chemicals
  • minimising the risk of off-target damage to grapevines and other susceptible plants from droplet and vapour drift of herbicides

The key sections covered are:

  • information and products
  • wind speed and direction
  • spray timing
  • monitoring and record keeping

IN conclusion, it states that you should always READ THE LABEL and follow all instructions. It is an offence under the SA Agricultural and Veterinary Products (Control of Use) Act 2002 to contravene a mandatory instruction on the approved label of a registered agricultural chemical product.

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