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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...

Your Seedbed Preparation Checklist

Tips and tricks to ensure every stage of seedbed preparation is quick and efficient, from checking your equipment to minimizing soil compaction...

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: Crown Rust

Also known as leaf rust, crown rust can infect cultivated oat, wild oat and a few wild grasses, but won’t infect cereals like wheat, barley or rye...

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...