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Patch Management 101

by Tammy Jones Weeds are opportunists. They seize the moment and grow in spaces and places where they are...

The Canary in the Coal Mine

By Tammy Jones We have a kochia problem and it’s getting worse. You may think that I’m the one...

How are You Making Your
Herbicide Selection?

By Tammy Jones When selecting equipment, there are spec sheets regarding horsepower and capacity, in-field demos, tires to kick...

Crop Rotation for Weed Control

By Tammy Jones “Nothing in the world is worth having or worth doing unless it means effort, pain, difficulty…” 

The Right Row Spacing for Weed Management

Jeannette Gaultier It’s said that you shouldn’t discuss religion or politics with your neighbours. Drainage either. My own take, based...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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