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Category: Weed control

New herbicide tackles glyphosate-resistant Canada fleabane

By: Bernard Tobin

September 18, 2018

There’s a new tool available for growers in the fight against herbicide-resistant weeds, such as Canada fleabane. Corteva Agriscience has launched...Read more »

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Soybean School: A fall plan for tough-to-kill weeds

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

September 13, 2018

Pre-harvest is actually a great time to get a handle on tough-to-kill weeds in the soybean crop or ahead of next year’s crop. But fall weed control...Read more »

Resistance Management School: It’s all about diversity

By: Bernard Tobin

September 10, 2018

Herbicide resistance is nothing new to Ontario farmers. It all started in 1973 when triazine-resistant lamb’s-quarters were found on a farm...Read more »

Fall weed control strategies after an early harvest

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

September 3, 2018

If you’re talking early weed control, fall is the earliest you can get for next year’s crop. For many, a pre-harvest glyphosate application does...Read more »

Manage resistance by rotating modes of action

By: Sponsored

September 2, 2018

Resistance One of the many things to think about while managing herbicide resistance on your land is the rotation of modes of action. Many growers...Read more »

Be cautious when buying in hay, says forage specialist

By: Jessika Guse

August 14, 2018

If you’re running low on forage, chances are you might already be starting to look for hay suppliers outside of your area. Terry Kowalchuk, forage...Read more »

Xarvio launches weed identification app

By: Dale Leftwich

August 2, 2018

Xarvio weed identification app, Warren Bills

What if you could just point your phone at a weed and the phone would tell you what you were looking at? At one time it was a huge breakthrough to be...Read more »

Avert a spray disaster by using the proper mixing order

By: Bernard Tobin

July 26, 2018

What happens when you don’t follow the WALES method for adding pesticide formulations to a tank partially filled with water? You really can plug up...Read more »

Will relay intercropping work in Ontario?

By: Bernard Tobin

July 3, 2018

RealAgriculture agronomist Peter Johnson is keeping a close eye on relay intercropping trials planted in Ontario this summer. The objective of the...Read more »

Chaff deck designed to capture and control weed seeds in combine wheel tracks

By: Kelvin Heppner

June 27, 2018

(Source: EMAR Chaff Decks, Facebook)

Every year at harvest, weed seeds are spread across the field through the back of most combines, setting the stage for weed competition across the...Read more »

Corn School: Will drone sprayers fit your farm?

By: Bernard Tobin

June 13, 2018

Is the clock ticking on the future of your ground sprayer? Could it eventually be replaced by a swarm of UAV sprayers that could better target weeds...Read more »

Soybean School: Why tackle herbicide resistance with multiple modes of action?

By: Bernard Tobin

June 5, 2018

Leaf browning and burn after glyphosate application could be an indication of herbicide resistance when the weeds do not die, says OMAFRA’s Mike Cowbrough.

Many agronomists talk about the importance of multiple modes of action when planning a weed control program. In this episode of RealAgriculture’s...Read more »

Soybean School: Scout to evaluate your stand and when to go rolling

By: Bernard Tobin

June 2, 2018

What’s your strategy when scouting a newly emerged soybean field? When Agromart Group agronomist Steph Kowalski walks into a soybean field this...Read more »

TechTour: Culti Cam system offers automatic cultivator positioning in row crops

By: Realag Machinery Insider

May 10, 2018

Photo via Claas

In another move towards automation, Claas has unveiled a system for automatic steering of cultivators in row crops. The Culti Cam uses a...Read more »

Group 14 resistant waterhemp confirmed in Ontario

By: RealAgriculture News Team

May 9, 2018

Waterhemp regrowth after an application of lactofen. (Photo: Lauren Benoit)

It’s not necessarily the happiest of discoveries, but it’s a first-of-its-kind discovery, nonetheless. Work out of the University of Guelph has...Read more »