Wheat School: Evaluating Your Early Weed Control Strategy – Mike Cowbrough

Timing is everything when it comes to weed control in Ontario winter wheat. Spraying at the wrong time can be ineffective and can damage your crop. Spraying your weeds at just the right time can have not only immediate benefits, but can help you to gain the upper hand heading into winter wheat planting. In this episode of the Wheat School we discuss what producers need to look at when considering an early weed control strategy.

OMAFRA Weed Management Specialist Mike Cowbrough discusses timing, identification of weeds and strategies for some specific weed types.  Mike discusses dealing with flea bane, perennial sow thistle, spiny annual sow thistle, and dandelions.

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Shaun Haney

Shaun grew up on a family seed farm in Southern Alberta. Haney Farms produces, conditions and retails wheat, barley, canola and corn seed. Shaun Haney is the founder of RealAgriculture.com. @shaunhaney

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