Capeweed control can rely on many strategies

By Bob Freebairn
Updated November 9 2020 - 7:56pm, first published 7:30pm
Capeweed (image taken in early spring this year) can cause large yield declines in crops as well as pastures if not adequately controlled.

Capeweed is nominated by many growers who attend our field days as one of their most troublesome winter spring weeds. It is a particularly aggressive grower, can crowd out valuable pastures like various winter legumes, as well as can be very competitive in crops.