U of Guelph herbicide resistant testing results released The University of Guelph’s herbicide resistant testing results are in, and according to OMAF weed specialist Mike Cowbrough, 86 per cent of all submissions sent from the 2013 season were resistant to a particular herbicide that had historically been effective.
Flea beetle control tips for Ontario canola growers Flea beetles are proving to be a tough opponent to control in Ontario canola crops. In 2014 growers may be able to gain the upper hand on control with access to a new seed treatment and management guidelines.
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Canola seeking sulphur Canola loves sulphur, and many Ontario growers have been including sulphur as part of their standard fertilizer blends for years. Indeed, a canola crop can demand anywhere from 25 to 28 pounds per acre of sulphur annually.
CropLife to assist in restoration of pollinator-friendly habitat According to CropLife Canada, conservation of pollinators is a key element to protecting biodiversity, and that their daily work is essential for more than $1 billion of Canadian farm produce.