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    Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Guidelines for the chemical and biological control of weeds on various crops. There are a number of different practices and techniques that you can use to develop an integrated weed management program for your farm.

Your farming practices influence your risk of developing weed resistance.

Managers need to know that there is no magic cure when it comes to pest management. However, by using several integrated methods to combat pests, the overall results are often more desirable than using single methods.

Canada thistle (Cirsium arvense) is a persistent perennial weed that causes significant crop yield losses.

Most weeds are often best dealt with prior to seeding or re-seeding land to a forage crop. 

Managing kochia and Russian thistle

The newsletter includes a compilation of articles relating to entomology, plant pathology, weed science, soils and agronomy issues.

When is it too late to spray herbicides to control perennials in the fall?

Foxtail barley (Hordeum Jubatum L.) is a densely tufted perennial bunchgrass native to western North America.

Where did glyphosate resistant kochia come from?
What causes glyphosate resistance in kochia?
How does glyphosate resistant kochia spread?

Guide to Crop Protection provides information on the use of herbicides, fungicides and insecticides for control of weeds, plant diseases and insects.

Several environmental factors may affect the performance of herbicides when soil moisture is limiting.

Which glyphosate products are registered for pre-harvest application to special crops?

What is a residual herbicide?
Flowers are used to identify plants because they are unique. 
Integrated weed management makes use of a combination of different agronomic practices to manage weeds.
Pasture Sage (Artemisia frigida) is a native species of the Prairies and Parklands.
This publication provides information on pesticide resistance and insect, disease and weed management in a potato crop.

Preventing the introduction of new weeds to your land and the isolation of potential sources of new weeds is important to protecting the current productivity of Saskatchewan farmland

Leafy spurge (Euphorbia esula L.) represents a serious threat to the productivity and profitability of many cattle operations and wildlife habitats.

Scentless chamomile (Matricaria perforata Merat) is a noxious weed in Saskatchewan.
Provides general measures that can be applied to the control of many urban weed problems.
Performance of some herbicides can be adversely affected by some types of minerals dissolved in the water used to prepare herbicide spray mixtures.
How long do I need to wait after I apply glyphosate before working or seeding with high disturbance implements?

This information may help identify and control various weeds in Saskatchewan.

Weed Inspectors are the enforcement agent appointed by municipalities.

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Leafy spurge is a perennial weed which reproduces by seed and vegetative root buds.

Biological control covers two key concepts: the deliberate use of a weed's "natural enemies" to suppress its population and the use of these live organisms to maintain this lower population density.

Guide to Crop Protection provides information on the use of herbicides, fungicides and insecticides for control of weeds, plant diseases and insects.



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