Thanks for tuning in to this Agronomic Monday edition with this week’s host Lyndsey Smith! On today’s show, hear from: Breanne Tidemann of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada on what to do about herbicide resistant wild oats; Kelvin Heppner’s recent interview with Kim Brown-Livingston of Manitoba Ag on herbicide resistant Canada fleabane; and, Peter Johnson on… Read More

Resistance to glyphosate has not officially been confirmed in Canada fleabane populations in Western Canada, but the weed, sometimes called horseweed or marestail, should be on the radar when it comes to herbicide resistance on the Prairies, according to Manitoba Agriculture’s weed specialist. Canada fleabane that’s resistant to glyphosate and other chemistries is already established… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to this “Tuesdays with Lyndsey” edition of RealAg Radio brought to you by Corteva! On this episode, we will hear from Brett Halstead with SaskWheat on pending Canadian Grain Commission changes for August 1, and Colin Elgie, with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture Food and Rural Affairs, on nitrogen loss in… Read More

Zappers, seed grinders, and robots, oh my! What’s the latest in weed control technology? For this episode of The Agronomists, host Lyndsey Smith is joined by Chuck Baresich of Haggerty AgRobotics, and Kim Brown Livingston of Manitoba Agriculture, to discuss the trouble with problem weeds and the new (old?) ways to deal with them. From… Read More

Water hardness is a factor that needs to be considered when spraying, especially when it comes to glyphosate. The high amount of dissolved calcium and magnesium in hard water will tie up weak acid salts such as glyphosate, making it ineffective at killing weeds, and potentially increasing the risk of weeds developing herbicide resistance, explains Kim… Read More

Welcome to Agronomic Monday, packed to the rafters with content. On today’s edition of RealAg Radio, you’ll hear: John Heard, soil fertility specialist with Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development, on the risks of growing soybeans on fields with excess nitrates; Kim Brown-Livingston, weed specialist with Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development, on the discovery of palmer… Read More

North America’s most notorious weed has been found in Manitoba. DNA testing has confirmed the discovery of a pair of Palmer amaranth plants in the Rural Municipality of Dufferin, which surrounds Carman. “We knew it was just a matter of time before we see something. These weeds are moving quite rapidly, and unfortunately, we did… Read More

We’ve got a great Agronomic Monday edition of RealAg Radio for you today. You’ll hear: Robyne Bowness Davidson, pulse crop specialist at Lakeland College, on the critical weed-free period and herbicide carryover; Matt Chapple, market development agronomist at PRIDE Seeds, on getting soybeans off to a good start; Joanna Follings, cereals specialist at OMAFRA, and… Read More

 

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