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Pest Profile: Sow Thistle

Sow thistle is a perennial weed that can grow in a wide variety of environmental conditions and is currently found in all Canadian provinces...

Pest Profile: Canada Thistle

Canada thistle is a persistent weed that has threatened the yields of farmers far longer than Canada has been a country. A member of the sunflower...

Control Dandelions Post-Harvest

Fall is an excellent time to prepare your fields for the next growing season, especially when it comes to dealing with perennial weeds like...

Controlling Crop Weeds in the Spring

Many consider fall the best time to take on hard-to-kill weeds, especially perennials and winter annuals. For perennials, a post-harvest burn-off...

Pest Profile: Lamb’s Quarters

Lamb’s Quarters are annual broadleaf weeds commonly found throughout Canada and the U.S. Often one of the first to emerge in the spring, this...

Pest Profile: Flixweed

Flixweed is a highly competitive winter annual weed found in regions where soil is much lighter and drier. Though known to be safe for some herbal...

Pest Profile: Shepherd’s Purse

​​​​​​​Also known as capsella bursa-pastoris, Shepherd’s purse is a winter annual found throughout most areas of Eastern Canada. A member of the...

Pest Profile: Stinkweed

Stinkweed, formally known as Thlaspi arvense, is a winter annual weed that’s prolific, poisonous and difficult to control. Also called Frenchweed...

Pest Profile: Wild Buckwheat

Tips on identifying and controlling wild buckwheat, an annual broadleaf weed pest that is highly crop competitive and resistant to Group 2...