Monster weeds develop during drought seasons sometimes. Ken Coles, Farming Smarter General Manager, talks about some of the strategies we use to control weeds that invade our fields. He has some practical tips for chemistry and tactics that help regain control out there.
Trevor Deering, Farming Smarter Intern, walks us through the field pea trial while technicians take plot samples and examine the root nodules to assess pea leaf weevil larvae damage. The study will offer some insight into seed treatment efficacy under southern Alberta conditions.
Dr. Breanne Tidemann(AAFC) talks about weed management in western Canada. The challenges around wild oats, the Harrington Seed Destructor’s potential, weed resistance, and potential future tools in the weed management toolbox.
Advancing Ag 2019-2020 Mentee Candy Roberts is an Accounting and Assurance Manager at Catalyst in Calgary. She is passionate about the agriculture industry and feeding the world and the success of farm businesses, in particular the “family farm”.
Livestock producers and industry looking to drive new success in 2020 and beyond can get a unique window on the exciting new world of agricultural innovation at the further expanded third annual Alberta Livestock Expo, Oct. 9-10 at Exhibition Park Lethbridge.