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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...

Maximizing Herbicide Performance

We have amazing herbicides. So amazing that they generally overcome small things that can contribute to less than ideal application. But not always.  Something in the Water  Water makes up the bulk...

Herbicide Breakdown and the Risk of Carry-Over

By Jeanette Gaultier The Prairies were exceptionally dry in 2017, with most of the region receiving less than 85 per cent of normal precipitation. Parts of...

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...

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