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Oddball Weed Identification

By Tammy Jones At the most recent Canadian Weed Science Society meetings hosted virtually in Quebec, Clarence Swanton from the...

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...

Weed Control – Science or Art?

By Tammy Jones There is no doubt that weeds result in yield losses. As a science, like physics or chemistry, there...

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...

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...

Crop Rotation for Weed Control

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

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...

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 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...

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