Using glyphosate before harvest can make for an effective perennial weed control strategy, but to protect crop quality (and international market access), producers should be leery of timing. “I want to remind producers that if you are going in with pre-harvest glyphosate, it is not a desiccant – it is a pre-harvest glyphosate,” says Jeremy… Read More

For today’s RealAg Radio show, host Shaun Haney speaks with: Rob Miller, technical development manager for BASF, explains why to not skip burn down; Ken Currah, business representative and agronomist with BASF, discusses how to protect your alfalfa yield and quality with fungicides; Jason Lindgren, of Nufarm Canada, speaks with RealAgriculture’s Lyndsey Smith about crop… Read More

The integration between Alberta Wheat and Alberta Barley has been extremely successful, says Tom Steve, executive director with the now one-year-old Alberta Wheat and Barley Commission. “We’ve realized cost savings of about $350,000 a year,” Steve says. “A lot is related to salaries for sure, but we have a stronger management team now that’s focussed… Read More