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Pest Profile: Kochia

Kochia is a large weed that emerges early in the season, grows quickly, and can tolerate drought, heat and salinity. It can easily take over areas...

Pest Profile: Verticillium Stripe

Verticillium Stripe, or Verticillium longisporum, was first found in canola in 2014 and affects crops across the prairies but has been most...

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: Green Foxtail

A heavy seed producer, green foxtail can release up to 34,000 seeds per plant, and its fibrous root system helps it gather nutrients even in the...

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: Volunteer Canola

The fourth most common weed in Western Canada, volunteer canola is especially challenging to control in herbicide-tolerant crops like soybeans. It...