Corn School: Controling Red Clover in the Fall in Ontario

Red clover planted after your winter wheat harvest provides huge advantages to growers in Ontario.   A good stand of red clover can be extremely beneficial in preparing your land for spring planting. To be able to enjoy those benefits however, that stand of red clover has to be managed properly. One of the key factors involved in growing that red clover cover crop is determining when to spray in order to control it effectively. Fall control of red clover is your best option to reap the benefits the plant can provide while still getting you in the field to plant as early as possible.

In this episode of the Corn School, we talk to OMAFRA Weed Management Specialist Mike Cowbrough about some of the best methods we can employ to effectively control red clover in the fall and avoid delaying planting come spring.


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Shaun Haney

Shaun Haney is the founder of He creates content regularly and hosts RealAg Radio on Rural Radio 147 every weekday at 4PM est. @shaunhaney


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