Tag: Dr Hugh Beckie

When Weeds Won’t Die — Ep. 5: Why You Must Mix It Up

Have we reached the point where glyphosate should not be applied alone at pre- or post-harvest? It’s a stunning thought, isn’t it? In this fifth and final installment of the When Weeds Won’t Die series, Real Agriculture’s editor, Lyndsey Smith, asks Dr. Hugh Beckie this very important question. His answer? You’ll have to listen below… Read more »

Herbicide Resistant Weeds Affecting Canadian Farmers

The issue of herbicide resistance is a concern to all farmers. This is especially a concern in the areas where glyphosate tolerant crops are planted extensively. Prices over the past five years have made growing certain glyphosate tolerant crops very profitable. That profitability is causing some farmers to push their rotations which can impact in… Read more »

Older Herbicides Come Back Into Play Against Resistant Weeds – Dr. Hugh Beckie

The issue of herbicide resistance is a problem not fully realized, but it will get bigger, its just a matter of when. The amount of glyphosate and other similar products in use on tolerant crops right now coupled with the profitability of those crops means rotations will be pushed, giving more weeds exposed a greater… Read more »