2009 January: Spray Drift Central Highlands Region Queensland

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Jan 2009: Herbicide spray drift damage to a number of Central Queensland cotton crops has been reported this summer as broadacre farmers battle prolific weed growth…Herbicide spray drift damage to cotton has again been reported on the Central Highlands, Dawson Valley and on the Mackenzie River…Biosecurity Queensland district inspector Tim Fischer said spray applicators had a moral and legal obligation to ensure spray applications did not impact on neighbouring situations or landholders…