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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: 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...

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: 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: Shepherd’s Purse

Also known as capsella bursa-pastoris, Shepherd’s purse is a winter annual found throughout most areas of the Prairies, with highest known...

Pest Profile: Stinkweed

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Stinkweed, formally known as Thlaspi arvense, is a winter annual weed that’s prolific, poisonous and difficult to control. Also...