Top Crop Manager

2023 Western Canadian Herbicide Resistance Update

By Top Crop Manager

Webinar Date:
November 9, 2023 at 9:00am

On Nov. 9 at 9 a.m. MT, join Dr. Charles Geddes and Rory Cranston for a deep dive into the importance surrounding common mechanisms of herbicide resistance within Western Canada. The webinar will focus on new or suspected resistant weeds within Western Canada and provide management strategies and potential solutions from Bayer Crop Science.

This session will cover:

  • Key information about the differences of herbicide mechanisms
  • Knowledge of new weeds exhibiting herbicide resistance in 2023 in Western Canada
  • Increasing incidence and evidence of herbicide resistance with key weeds like wild oats and kochia
  • Potential solutions and new tools from Bayer Crop Science to help combat the struggle with herbicide resistance in Western Canada.

*This webinar has been approved for 1.0 CCA-CEU in Integrated Pest Management and CCSC-CEU’s are available*

Dr. Charles M. Geddes, Ph.D

Research Scientist

Geddes obtained his training through the University of Manitoba where he obtained his Ph.D. Working out of the Lethbridge Research and Development Centre, he primarily focuses on weed ecology and cropping systems. Other program highlights within his research include, but are not limited to, herbicide-resistant plants, weed ecology, biology and management, integrated weed management, weed seedbank dynamics, crop and weed interference, and long-term agroecosystem experimentation.


Rory Cranston

North American Marke Development Manager · Cereal & Pulses Herbicides & Fungicides

As the North American Market Development Manager, Cranston focuses on fostering innovations from research and development to commercial products within the cereal and pulse herbicide and fungicide portfolios of Bayer Crop Science. He leads teams with technical support for the commercial products departments of Bayer Crop Science.


Sponsored by Bayer Crop Science


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