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Keeping your weeds under control

09/15/2017

CARSON ARTHUR | RATHER BE OUTDOORS Published September 1, 2017 - 2:04pm Last Updated September 1, 2017 - 2:10pm It’s big bad weed time in everyone’s garden and I’ve been getting a lotof desperate emails about homeowners needing help gett...

Charlottetown councillor moves to axe pesticide 'tax grab'

09/15/2017

Charlottetown Coun. Bob Doiron believes the $50 fee residents have topay to apply to spray their lawn with banned pesticides isn't fair.The fee is part of the new pesticide bylaw. It pays for a citytechnician to confirm a diagnosis of an infe...

Giant hogweed is one big and scary weed

09/15/2017

Noxious weeds: Giant hogweed can reach heights of six metresBy Aimee Delaney It’s not often a weed grabs the attention of both urban and rurallandowners across the province, yet in 2015, giant hogweed was a weed everyonehad an eye out fo...

City appoints weed inspector

08/28/2017

City council official passed a bylaw this week to appoint a municipal weed inspector.The city has appointed Katrina Pelchat to enforce the Weed Control Act set forth by the Province of Ontario."I gotta ask. What is that? What is she...

CN abandons herbicide spray plan after public concern

08/24/2017

CN Rail is clearing the track and everything near it.But in a surprise move, the company revealed late Tuesday afternoonthat it has decided not to spray the brush and vegetation that is encroachingon the nearly 120 kilometres of track from Be...

Province steps up 30-year effort to stop invasive species with announcement i...

08/17/2017

Province steps up 30-year effort to stop invasive species withannouncement in PeterboroughByJoelle KovachWednesday,August 16, 2017 7:24:23 EDT PMTheprovincial Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry, Kathryn McGarry, was inPeterborough on ...

Weed Warriors help keep Pass riparian areas healthy

08/17/2017

BY KUHL, NICK ON AUGUST 10, 2017.Demi Knight, Southern AlbertaNewspapers – Crowsnest PassIn efforts to stop invasiveplants from hurting the delicate ecosystems of the Crowsnest Pass, seasonalemployees have taken it upon themselves to become t...

Some urban residents might be unaware some garden plants create problems in r...

08/17/2017

Some urban residents might be unaware some gardenplants create problems in rural AlbertaLawrence Gleason, ContributorSunday, August 13, 2017 4:36:08 MDT PMGetting control of noxious weeds in the Municipal District (MD) ofWillow Creek is made ...

Swimmer gets entangled in milfoil

08/17/2017

Swimmergets entangled in milfoilWest Kelowna man comes close to drowning in Okanagan Lake.BARRY GERDING, Thu Aug 10th, 2017 6:00am What was intended to be a refreshing swim in Okanagan Laketurned into a near-death experience for a West Kelown...

Stop Spraying group in New Brunswick urging public to speak up

08/11/2017

By Jeremy KeefeTwelve New Brunswick interest groups are calling onresidents to aid in their efforts to stop the use of the herbicide glyphosatefrom being sprayed on Crown lands.The Alliance to Stop Spraying NB consists of groups fromthroughou...

City's pesticide fee a 'tax grab' says Charlottetown councillor

08/11/2017

‘People are in theprocess of losing their lawns and losing thousands of dollars'By Cody MacKay, CBC News Posted: Aug 04, 2017 4:00 PM AT Last Updated: Aug 04, 20174:06 PM ATCharlottetown city councillor BobDoiron ...

Ontario's expensive hydro system unreliable

08/08/2017

BY LORRIE GOLDSTEIN, TORONTO SUNFIRST POSTED: SATURDAY, JULY 22, 2017 04:47 PM EDT |UPDATED: SATURDAY, JULY 22, 2017 04:54 PM EDTFrom Premier Kathleen Wynne on down, whenever the OntarioLiberals talk about the high cost of electricity they ha...

The Fieldman Files – Dealing with weed control and wet areas

08/08/2017

July 12, 2017 - Norm Boulet and Sheila KausIn the world of Agricultural Fieldman, there are newbies like myself, seasoned individuals who know their way around, and veterans like my colleague, Norm Boulet.When he first approached me abou...

The monarchs are back (so are the bees)

07/25/2017

The monarch butterflies are back (and so are the bees)MARGARET WENTEThe Globe and MailPublished Tuesday, Jul. 25, 2017 5:00AM EDTLast updated Tuesday, Jul. 25, 2017 11:40AM EDTA lot of people have stopped reading the news because th...

Resident succeeds in stopping pesticide use in Cornwall's Cotton Mills district

07/13/2017

Resident succeeds in stopping pesticide use in Cornwall's Cotton Mills districtBy Lois Ann Baker, Cornwall Standard-FreeholderTuesday, July 11, 2017 7:53:14 EDT PMFrancis Charette on Friday July 7, 2017 in Cornwall, Ont. Concerned about ...

Proposed vegetation policy is about road maintenance: Port Hope ON

07/13/2017

Proposed vegetation policy is about road maintenance: HickeyBy Robert Washburn, Northumberland TodayThursday, July 6, 2017 9:28:02 EDT PMPORT HOPE - Proposed changes to cutting roadside vegetation means public works staff will ...

FAQ- How does the EZ-Ject Herbicide Lance work?

06/30/2017

FAQ- How does the EZ-Ject Herbicide Lance work?Posted on June 26, 2017 by ArborSystemsEZ-Ject Herbicide Lance from our sister company is easy to use and effective way to control unwanted woody vegetation – trees, stumps or brus...

Weather puts Okanagan milfoil control program behind schedule

06/29/2017

Weather puts Okanagan milfoil control program behind scheduleOkanagan Basin Water Board says its bracing for more milfoil in local lakes this summer.ALISTAIR WATERSFri Jun 23rd, 2017 7:00pmLOCAL NEWSNEWS     After a c...

Herbicide back in arsenal as Edmonton battles dandelions on sports fields

06/27/2017

Herbicide back in arsenal as Edmonton battles dandelions on sports fields'Our chosen approach reflects the right balance of safety, environmental, social and financial considerations'By Lydia Neufeld, CBC News Posted: Jun 16, 2...

Improve Pasture Stewardship with Dow AgroSciences Products

06/16/2017

    Take a look at the Dow AgroSciences Range & Pasture product portfolio Weeds, brush and invasive...

Apps help identify invasive weeds

06/14/2017

Apps help identify invasive weedsPosted Jun. 1st, 2017 by Robert Arnason7Common mullein is not well known to prairie farmers, but it is a serious pest and part of Alberta’s noxious weed list. | USDA photoIn March David Andrews,...

Edmonton turns to 'goatscaping' to help manage noxious weeds

06/14/2017

Edmonton turns to 'goatscaping' to help manage noxious weedsTwo years after banning herbicide use in parks, city hoping billies will a put a bite on weed problemCBC News Posted: Jun 02, 2017 7:01 PM MT Last Updated: Jun 02, 2017 7:0...

Steps for Successful Herbicide Tank Mixing

06/08/2017

Tank-mixing herbicides ensures proper control of key weeds and can providemulti-mode of action (MMOA) control for mitigating herbicide resistance. Brush upon these best practices to ensure a seamless tank mixing process this spring.Brought to...

Pesticide Ban Bylaws: Another example of why they fail from the City of Fernie

06/05/2017

City green spaces to undergo herbicide applicationUPDATE: Spraying is held until home owners are properly notified. Also, no spraying in Ridgemont.PHIL MCLACHLANTue May 30th, 2017 2:00pmLOCAL NEWSNEWS     May 30 updat...

Storing Pesticide Mix Overnight

06/05/2017

Storing Pesticide Mix OvernightNot being able to finish a tank due to weather or any other reason happens to just about everyone. Is it OK to simply leave the sprayer as is, and resume spraying later after some agitation?In many cases, the an...

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