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Corn Herbicides For The West

Corn acres on the Prairies have been steadily increasing, in part due to reliable shorter-season varieties with yield potentials rivalling the northern states and...

Does Tillage Affect Weed Management?

By Jeanette Gaultier Whether it’s moisture conservation, soil erosion, new equipment or the carbon tax, discussing tillage practices is of renewed interest. Regardless of the...

Battling the Kochia Bonanza

By Tammy Jones A number of circumstances contributed to this year’s kochia bonanza. Environment, soil salinity, kochia’s competitive ability and herbicide resistance all played a...

Advances in Mechanical Weed Control

According to crop protection industry experts, the arrival of a new herbicide mechanism of action (MOA) within the next 15 years is unlikely. Similarly,...

The Prairie Weed Survey Series

By Jeanette Gaultier The fifth iteration of the Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada-led Prairie weed survey series took place in 2014-15 in Saskatchewan, 2016 in Manitoba and...

Managing the Growing Foxtail Barley Problem on the Prairies

Abundance of foxtail barley, a persistent weed issue for many Prairie farmers, is on the rise. This is evident from its steady increase in...

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