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Surveillance and strategies to manage HR weeds

January 2023—

Recent research projects give us an update on the state of herbicide-resistant weeds on the Prairies, and provide tips for effective prevention and management. Outside agronomic expertise may help with a practical integrated weed management plan.

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Where sectional control shines

November 2022—

Seeding tools with sections that shut off automatically when passing over already-seeded areas will reduce input costs for seed and fertilizer. It proves particularly profitable in fields with odd shapes and obstacles.

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What did we learn from the Lygus Apocalypse?

March 2022—AAFC research scientists Héctor Cárcamo uses the term “Lygus Apocalypse” to describe the scene in some Alberta fields in 2021. The experience with this insect provided a good test for management recommendations. Héctor Cárcamo titled his Alberta Agronomy Update 2022 presentation “What did we learn from the lygus apocalypse?” To answer his own question, the...
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