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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: 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...

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...

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: Stripe Rust

Highly mobile and infectious, stripe rust is a devastating disease that can cause substantial losses in cereal crops. The presence of just one...

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: Septoria Leaf Spot

Septoria leaf spot is a common leaf disease causing premature defoliation. Though it overwinters on infected leaves and twigs, wind and rain can...

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...