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Pest Profile: Wild Oats

One of the leading weed pests in Western Canada, wild oats are grassy annual weeds prone to the development of herbicide resistance. Their seeds...

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...

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...

The Grower’s Guide to Imazamox

For its tank-mixability, residual control and flexible re-cropping options, imazamox has become the go-to active for many pea and soybean growers...

Pest Profile: Sclerotinia Stem Rot

Sclerotinia stem rot, a.k.a white mould, is a notorious yield-grabber, especially for canola crops. The disease overwinters in soil and on crop...

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...

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...