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Cover crops for post-cereal harvest weed suppression


July 31, 2020
By Top Crop Manager

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The most recent crop report produced by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) Field Crop News team addresses the benefits of cover crops post-wheat harvest.

Cover crops are an effective weed management strategy following a cereal crop. This is especially true for glyphosate-resistant weeds, like Canada fleabane and waterhemp.

The report includes tips on which crops provide the best weed suppression and how to manage them. For more information on other cover crop uses and how to get started, this webinar and this article are great starting points. The article includes information for Western Canada as well as Ontario.

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For the full report, visit the Field Crop News website.