It’s that time of year again, when a student’s thoughts turn to looking fashionable while still staying warm (hahahahaha, as if) and, more importantly, the students from the University of Guelph’s Crop 4240 class launch their weed identification and control videos. This is the second year that instructor Francois Tardif and lab lead Mike Cowbrough has asked the RealAgriculture.com audience to help choose a winner out of these often hilarious but always informative videos. Take a quick look and then make sure you vote in the poll at the bottom of this post. The poll will close on November 15, 2013.
Here’s this year’s list of contenders. Click on the weed name to view the video on YouTube, should you not be able to see the embedded video.
Please vote in the poll below!
1. Eastern black nightshade – Dylan Harding and Tasha Valente
2. Canada fleabane – Allan Weller, Jordan Eyamie, Justin Gerber and Brendan Louwagie
3. Velvetleaf – Madeline Rodrigue, Alicia Newman and Mitra Jafari
4. Yellow nutsedge – Lutz Foerster, Jonas Schwarz, Brad Homer, Justin Pinsonneault and Jaime Miller
5. Common ragweed – Joanne Garnett, Meghan Grguric, Tom Heeman and Murad Bhatti
6. Smooth crabgrass – Kim Eundong, Hardeep Singh, Stirling Stewart and Matthew Eastman