Farmers will be allowed to crop top feed barley with glyphosate this harvest

Gregor Heard
Updated August 31 2019 - 10:40pm, first published August 28 2019 - 10:39pm
Farmers will be able to desiccate feed barley crops with glyphosate this season.
Farmers will be able to desiccate feed barley crops with glyphosate this season.

JUST weeks after the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) permit for the use of glyphosate to crop-top barley expired, a new short-term permit has been issued.

Gregor Heard

Gregor Heard

National Grains Industry Reporter

Gregor Heard is ACM's national grains industry reporter, based in Horsham, Victoria. He has a wealth of knowledge surrounding the cropping sector through his 15 years in the role. Prior to that he was with the Fairfax network as a reporter with Stock & Land. Some of the major issues he has reported on during his time with the company include the deregulation of the export wheat market, the introduction of genetically modified crops and the fight to protect growers better from grain trader insolvencies. Still involved with the family farm he is passionate about rural Australia and its people and hopes to use his role to act as an advocate for those involved in the grain sector.

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