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Herbicide key to success in eradicating phragmites

04/06/2018

By Monte Sonnenberg, Simcoe ReformerWednesday, March 14, 2018 6:07:27 EDT PMThe phragmites invasion in southern Ontario threatens 23 endangered species of plants and animals in the Long Point area. Among them is the Blanding’s turtle, wh...

Managing herbicide-resistant waterhemp in Manitoba

04/06/2018

The weed’s movement into Manitoba calls for more vigilant field scoutingBy Melanie Epp FOLLOWColumnistPublished: April 3, 2018 Crops, Features Be the first to commentBecause it’s a new weed, probably the first th...

Speakers focus on sustainable solutions in Moncton

04/06/2018

By Tamar AtikPeter Robichaud, executive director of the Canadian Woodlands Forum, addressing the audience at the 99th annual general meeting and 2018 spring meeting in Moncton, N.B., April 4, 2018.April 4, 2018 - The Canadian Woodlands Forum’...

Aquatic vegetation management should begin in the spring

03/26/2018

Dave Shiley University of Illinois Extension local food systems and small farms educator Mar 20, 2018 Updated Mar 20, 2018  0 2 min to readFacebookTwitterEmailFacebookTwitterEmailPrintSaveIf you have a pond with ...

Ducks Unlimited Canada enlists livestock to manage weeds

03/26/2018

Cows and goats are tasked with eating weeds across Western CanadaBy Diego FlamminiNews ReporterFarms.comA Canadian conservation group is sourcing its weed management specialists from local farmers.Cows and goats help Ducks Unlimited keep...

Invasive perennial grass threatens irrigation systems

03/26/2018

Officials aren’t sure how Phragmites arrived in the province but are urgently trying to eradicate it11By Alberta Agriculture and ?ForestryPublished: March 20, 2018 News Be the first to commentPhragmites spreads rapidly, vi...

Herbicide key to success in eradicating phragmites

03/16/2018

By Monte Sonnenberg, Simcoe ReformerWednesday, March 14, 2018 6:07:27 EDT PMThe phragmites invasion in southern Ontario threatens 23 endangered species of plants and animals in the Long Point area. Among them is the Blanding’s turtle, wh...

Pros oppose pesticide ban call Environmental group seeks cosmetic pesticide b...

03/09/2018

640" style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 0px 0px 1.5rem; padding: 0px;">Pros oppose pesticide ban callEnvironmental group seeks cosmetic pesticide ban in City of VernonROGER KNOXMar. 1, 2018 8:30 a.m.NEWS     North Ok...

Cancer claims on Monsanto's Roundup set for court review

03/09/2018

Cancer claims on Monsanto's Roundup set for court reviewContainers of Roundup, left, a weed killer is seen on a shelf with other products for sale at a hardware store in Los Angeles on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)2020Sudhin ...

Look out invasive plants of Ontario - here comes the 'Phrag N' Slayer'

03/02/2018

Phragmites are incredibly invasive, killing other vegetation around themCBC News Posted: Feb 27, 2018 1:39 PM ET Last Updated: Feb 27, 2018 1:39 PM ETThe driver of the Phrag N' Slayer can't always see where they're going, while anot...

DowDuPont™ Agriculture Division To Become Corteva Agriscience™ As It Progress...

03/02/2018

Corteva Agriscience™ Embodies the Company's Purpose of Enriching the Lives of Those Who Produce and Those Who Consume, Ensuring Progress for Generations to ComeNEWS PROVIDED BYDowDuPontFeb 26, 2018, 11:20 ETWILMINGTON, Del., Feb. 26, 201...

Getting to know your herbicides: Group 1

02/26/2018

A look at how Group 1 chemicals work and what you can do to manage weedresistanceBy Lisa Guenther | Published: February 16, 2018 Tame oats exposed to Axial, a Group 1 herbicide. Susceptible plants yellow and die after being exposed to a ...

Fighting Back Against Invasive Phragmites

02/26/2018

STORY / PartnershipsThe Great Lakes & St. LawrenceWetlandsPilot program is gaining ground in the battle against an alien giant.February 23, 2018Eric Giles sprays invasive Phragmites at Long Point, Ontario.©NCC Eric Giles works from t...

The art of deploying adjuvants to combat herbicide resistance

02/23/2018

By Grain Central, 19 February 2018Sometimes adding an adjuvant to a herbicide application is beneficial and sometimes it is detrimental. There is an art to knowing how to best deploy these additives.

Cattlemen urge B.C. to prevent erosion caused during 2017 wildfire season

02/23/2018

BARBARA RODEN | Feb. 19, 2018 6:00 p.m.During last summer’s wildfires, some 5,000 km of firebreaks werecreated throughout the province, with an estimated 1,290 km in the area coveredby the Elephant Hill wildfire. Kevin Boon, president of...

Quebec tightens rules on pesticides

02/23/2018

By Raquel FletcherQuebec City Correspondent          Global News Europe has banned them outright: harmful pesticides, like Atrazine thataffect fish, bird and bee populations. Quebec is now tig...

'Evil crab grass on steroids' moves into Alberta: Phragmites australis can gr...

02/13/2018

By Dave Gilson, CBC News Posted: Feb 12, 2018 10:07 AM MTLast Updated: Feb 12, 2018 10:07 AM MTCrews work to get rid of a patch of Phragmites australis near Brooks, Alta. (County of Newell)A towering invasive plant that has wreaked havoc in e...

County not concerned by insecticides

02/13/2018

Monday, February 5, 2018 1:09:16 MST PMSheryl McCumsey, of Pesticide Free Alberta, said the health concerns relating to the use of a pesticide being sprayed in rural Strathcona County ditches are enough to ignite concern. Greg Southam/Postmed...

Ag service resolutions aim to improve industry

02/08/2018

Tuesday, Feb 06, 2018 06:00 am By: Dan SingletonResolutions passed at the recent Alberta AgriculturalService Board (ASB) conference should help improve the agriculture industry inthis region and across the province, say officials.In all, 12 r...

B.C. VIEWS: Polluted logic plagues pesticide bylaws

02/05/2018

TOM FLETCHERJan. 28, 2018 10:00 a.m.Silent Spring-inspired prejudice against ‘synthetic chemicals’ still rules.Chances are your community has a bylaw that restricts theuse of “chemical pesticides” on public and private lands, including your l...

How and why we manage vegetation by the railway

02/05/2018

We manage trees, shrubs and plants by our railway for the safety of passengers and railway workers. We plan vegetation management carefully and with consideration.Our programme of management is planned well before work begins on site – someti...

Proposed Amendments EBR Registry #013-2055 follow-up

01/22/2018

Last fall, the MOECC posted a proposal to change O. Reg. 63/09 and O.Reg. 228/07 to allow pesticide operators and applicators to renew theirlicences on-line. We alerted everyone to the fact that while the idea ofmodernizing the licence renewa...

City seeks 'professional shepherds' to manage weed-munching goat herd

01/22/2018

Published on: January 10, 2018 | Last Updated: January 11,2018 10:03 AM MSTANNALISE KLINGBEILGoats, sheep and other four-legged plant-eaters could becoming to a green space near you this year, as Calgary looks to hireprofessional municipal sh...

Letter to the Editor: Wildlife/train Issue a Challenge

12/21/2017

Re: Dec. 14 letter to theeditor on the relationship with wildlife/trains.The relationship betweenvehicles and trains and wildlife is challenging. For grizzly bears and CP, thecomplex relationship is a topic of national interest, especially in...

Controlling Leafy Spurge on Pasture Lands

12/18/2017

Melanie Toppi / Assiniboia TimesDECEMBER 15, 2017 02:03 PMDuring the 19th century, a beautiful plant made its way toNorth America. The yellow flowers are bright and vibrant during the summer, andin the fall, the plants turn beautiful reds, pu...

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