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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...

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...

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...

Prepare for Flea Beetles

Striped and crucifer flea beetles are some of the most common insect pests in Canada, with striped flea beetles becoming increasingly more...

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...