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Environmental group challenges CN herbicide use and refusal to follow provinc...

06/11/2018

A pesticide management plan is required by the provincial government but CN argues it follows federal rules Clare Hennig · CBC News · Posted: Jun 04, 2018 1:12 PM PT | Last Updated: June 4   ...

Pest Patrol: Reining in dog strangling vine

06/11/2018

#PestPatrol with Mike Cowbrough, OMAFRA By Published: June 6, 2018                        Q: I’m seeing a weed called ...

Health Canada launches consultation on use of imidacloprid pesticide

06/11/2018

NEWS PROVIDED BY Health Canada May 31, 2018, 12:44 ET   Some uses of this neonicotinoid are proposed for phase out to protect bees and other pollinators OTTAWA, May 31, 2018 /CNW/ - Canadians ca...

A sea of yellow: how Manitoba’s cosmetic pesticide ban has lead to a dandelio...

06/06/2018

Many residents have expressed their frustration over having to use pesticides they believe is too expensive and not effective enough. Winnipegger Jeannette Delorme spends hours digging up the weeds on her St. Vital property every spring and ...

ON THE GROW: Herbicide resistance is spreading quickly

05/24/2018

Manitoba Agriculture is warning about new and looming threats when it comes to resistant weeds By Alexis Stockford FOLLOW Reporter Published: May 17, 2018 Crops, Local news  0 comments ...

UVM: Looking Forward and Charging Ahead

05/24/2018

UVM leaders share their perspectives, theories and hopes for the industry’s future. Joe Marshall | May 17, 2018 Utilities have one goal: to provide communities with safe and reliable power. But the ways to accomplish thi...

Cosmetic pesticide ban remains in place as weeds spring up in Manitoba

05/24/2018

Published Tuesday, May 22, 2018 6:17PM CST  Winnipeg homeowner Gerry Mercier takes great pride in his lawn. "I fertilize it with high grade fertilizer. I like to keep it green." Green, not yellow, but Mercier says the eco-friendly p...

Use IVM and Herbicides as a Least-Cost Approach

05/18/2018

Detailed modeling, backed by extensive literature reviews, identifies clear least-cost winners from a range of approaches to maintain vegetation on ROW. John Goodfellow, Chris Nowak | May 16, 2018   ...

Minimize the Cost Impact of Maintenance Delays

05/18/2018

  During the dormant season, only the left side of this right-of-way was treated, thus demonstrating the level of plant growth that can occur from one season to the next.     Dow AgroSciences conducts a study in c...

Managing railways and habitats – by chief executive Mark Carne

05/18/2018

Network Rail takes its responsibility to manage the railways safely and look after the habitats on our land very seriously. While these may seem like two conflicting roles – we don’t think they need to be....

Drones allow farmers to limit pesticide use, spot problems with crops

05/07/2018

Drones allow farmers to limit pesticide use, spot problems with crops How farmers are using drone technology to up their game in the fields Carolyn Dunn · CBC News · Posted: Apr 27, 2018 2:00 AM MT | La...

Herbicide treatments for invasive species approved after discovery of ‘Mexica...

05/07/2018

Mono council grants staff’s request to use herbicides to eradicate Japanese knotweed and giant hogweed where necessary NEWS Apr 27, 2018 by Chris Halliday  Orangeville Banner   ...

Herbicide key to success in eradicating phragmites

04/06/2018

  By Monte Sonnenberg, Simcoe Reformer Wednesday, March 14, 2018 6:07:27 EDT PM The phragmites invasion in southern Ontario threatens 23 endangered species of plants and animals in the Long Point area. Among them is the Bla...

Managing herbicide-resistant waterhemp in Manitoba

04/06/2018

The weed’s movement into Manitoba calls for more vigilant field scouting   By Melanie Epp FOLLOW Columnist Published: April 3, 2018 Crops, Features  Be the first to com...

Speakers focus on sustainable solutions in Moncton

04/06/2018

Peter Robichaud, executive director of the Canadian Woodlands Forum, addressing the audience at the 99th annual general meeting and 2018 spring meeting in Moncton, N.B., April 4, 2018.   April 4, 2018 - The Canadian Woodlands Forum...

Aquatic vegetation management should begin in the spring

03/26/2018

Dave Shiley University of Illinois Extension local food systems and small farms educator   Mar 20, 2018 Updated Mar 20, 2018 Facebook Twitter Email   Facebook Twitter Email ...

Ducks Unlimited Canada enlists livestock to manage weeds

03/26/2018

Cows and goats are tasked with eating weeds across Western Canada By Diego FlamminiNews ReporterFarms.com A Canadian conservation group is sourcing its weed management specialists from local farmers. Cows and goats help Ducks Unlimite...

Invasive perennial grass threatens irrigation systems

03/26/2018

Officials aren’t sure how Phragmites arrived in the province but are urgently trying to eradicate it     By Alberta Agriculture and ?Forestry   Published: March 20, 2018 News ...

Herbicide key to success in eradicating phragmites

03/16/2018

By Monte Sonnenberg, Simcoe Reformer Wednesday, March 14, 2018 6:07:27 EDT PM The phragmites invasion in southern Ontario threatens 23 endangered species of plants and animals in the Long Point area. Among them is t...

Pros oppose pesticide ban call Environmental group seeks cosmetic pesticide b...

03/09/2018

Pros oppose pesticide ban call Environmental group seeks cosmetic pesticide ban in City of Vernon ROGER KNOX Mar. 1, 2018 8:30 a.m. NEWS                       ...

Cancer claims on Monsanto's Roundup set for court review

03/09/2018

Cancer claims on Monsanto's Roundup set for court review Containers of Roundup, left, a weed killer is seen on a shelf with other products for sale at a hardware store in Los Angeles on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon) ...

Look out invasive plants of Ontario - here comes the 'Phrag N' Slayer'

03/02/2018

Phragmites are incredibly invasive, killing other vegetation around them CBC News · Posted: Feb 27, 2018 1:39 PM ET | Last Updated: February 27   The driver of the Phrag N' Slayer can't always see where they...

DowDuPont™ Agriculture Division To Become Corteva Agriscience™ As It Progress...

03/02/2018

Corteva Agriscience™ Embodies the Company's Purpose of Enriching the Lives of Those Who Produce and Those Who Consume, Ensuring Progress for Generations to Come NEWS PROVIDED BY DowDuPont Feb 26, 2018, 11:20 ET ...

Getting to know your herbicides: Group 1

02/26/2018

A look at how Group 1 chemicals work and what you can do to manage weedresistance By Lisa Guenther | Published: February 16, 2018     Tame oats exposed to Axial, a Group 1 herbicide. Susceptible plants yellow and die after bei...

Fighting Back Against Invasive Phragmites

02/26/2018

STORY / PartnershipsThe Great Lakes & St. LawrenceWetlands Pilot program is gaining ground in the battle against an alien giant. February 23, 2018     Eric Giles sprays invasive Phragmites at Long Point, Ontario. ©N...

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