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‘It’s frustrating’: Province urged to control weeds at Fish Creek Provincial ...

07/18/2018

By Carolyn Kury de Castillo Reporter  Global News   NEWS: CALIFORNIA MAN TAKES MONSANTO TO COURT OVER ALLEGATIONS WEED KILLER ROUNDUP CAUSES CANCERX   WATCH: A group of people who live next to Fish Creek Pr...

SCIENTISTS CONFIRM FIRST CASE OF WATERHEMP WITH SIX-WAY HERBICIDE RESISTANCE

07/18/2018

A MISSOURI WATERHEMP POPULATION RESISTS 2,4-D’S SITE OF ACTION, ALONG WITH FIVE OTHERS. By  Gil Gullickson 6/25/2018 Gil Gullickson   As if corn and soybean farmers didn’...

AMVAC Acquires Herbicide From Bayer

07/17/2018

Sonja Begemann June 25, 2018 09:55 AM      Dole pineapple field 1 (Dole Food Co.) Bayer sold its Bromacil herbicide business in the U.S. and Canada to AMVAC Chemical Corporation, a wholly-owned s...

City to contemplate cosmetic pesticide reduction

06/14/2018

City to contemplate cosmetic pesticide reduction Vernon council directs administration to determine feasibility of a reduction program or ban ROGER KNOX Jun. 12, 2018 6:30 a.m. The City of Vernon will look into the feasibility of snuf...

CN changes its position on sharing spraying methods with B.C. government

06/14/2018

CN Rail changes its stance on submitting a spray management plan to the province. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View) CN changes its position on sharing spraying methods with B.C. government Chief legal officer for CN Rail says the co...

Environmental group challenges CN herbicide use and refusal to follow provinc...

06/11/2018

and refusal to follow provincial rules A pesticide management plan is required by the provincial government but CN argues it follows federal rules Clare Hennig · CBC News · Posted: Jun 04, 2018 1:12 PM PT...

PHOTOS: Pest Patrol: Reining in dog strangling vine

06/11/2018

PHOTOS: Pest Patrol: Reining in dog strangling vine #PestPatrol with Mike Cowbrough, OMAFRA         3   By Mike Cowbrough FOLLOW   Published: June 6, 2018 Crops...

Health Canada launches consultation on use of imidacloprid pesticide

06/11/2018

NEWS PROVIDED BY Health Canada May 31, 2018, 12:44 ET   Some uses of this neonicotinoid are proposed for phase out to protect bees and other pollinators OTTAWA, May 31, 2018 /CNW/ - Canadians ca...

A sea of yellow: how Manitoba’s cosmetic pesticide ban has lead to a dandelio...

06/06/2018

Many residents have expressed their frustration over having to use pesticides they believe is too expensive and not effective enough. Winnipegger Jeannette Delorme spends hours digging up the weeds on her St. Vital property every spring and ...

ON THE GROW: Herbicide resistance is spreading quickly

05/24/2018

Manitoba Agriculture is warning about new and looming threats when it comes to resistant weedsBy Alexis Stockford FOLLOWReporterPublished: May 17, 2018 Crops, Local news 0 commentsGlyphosate-resistant kochia is s...

UVM: Looking Forward and Charging Ahead

05/24/2018

UVM leaders share their perspectives, theories and hopes for the industry’s future.Joe Marshall | May 17, 2018Utilities have one goal: to provide communities with safe and reliable power. But the ways to accomplish this goal are con...

Cosmetic pesticide ban remains in place as weeds spring up in Manitoba

05/24/2018

Published Tuesday, May 22, 2018 6:17PM CST Winnipeg homeowner Gerry Mercier takes great pride in his lawn."I fertilize it with high grade fertilizer. I like to keep it green."Green, not yellow, but Mercier says the eco-friendly pesticide...

Use IVM and Herbicides as a Least-Cost Approach

05/18/2018

Detailed modeling, backed by extensive literature reviews, identifies clear least-cost winners from a range of approaches to maintain vegetation on ROW.John Goodfellow, Chris Nowak | May 16, 2018Photo by Lew Payne, New York Pow...

Minimize the Cost Impact of Maintenance Delays

05/18/2018

During the dormant season, only the left side of this right-of-way was treated, thus demonstrating the level of plant growth that can occur from one season to the next.Dow AgroSciences conducts a study in cooperation with Santee Cooper that q...

Managing railways and habitats – by chief executive Mark Carne

05/18/2018

Network Rail takes its responsibility to manage the railways safely and look after the habitats on our land very seriously.While these may seem like two conflicting roles – we don’t think they need to be. We can enhance biodiversity...

Drones allow farmers to limit pesticide use, spot problems with crops

05/07/2018

Drones allow farmers to limit pesticide use, spot problems with cropsHow farmers are using drone technology to up their game in the fieldsCarolyn Dunn · CBC News · Posted: Apr 27, 2018 2:00 AM MT | Last Updated: April 27A ...

Herbicide treatments for invasive species approved after discovery of ‘Mexica...

05/07/2018

Herbicide treatments for invasive species approved after discovery of ‘Mexican bamboo’ along Bruce TrailMono council grants staff’s request to use herbicides to eradicate Japanese knotweed and giant hogweed where necessaryNEWS Apr 27, 20...

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...

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