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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...

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03/02/2018

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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...

The art of deploying adjuvants to combat herbicide resistance

02/23/2018

By Grain Central, 19 February 2018   Sometimes adding an adjuvant to a herbicide application is beneficial and sometimes it is detrimental. There is an art to knowing how to best deploy these additives.

Cattlemen urge B.C. to prevent erosion caused during 2017 wildfire season

02/23/2018

BARBARA RODEN | Feb. 19, 2018 6:00 p.m. During last summer’s wildfires, some 5,000 km of firebreaks werecreated throughout the province, with an estimated 1,290 km in the area coveredby the Elephant Hill wildfire.   Kevin Boon...

Quebec tightens rules on pesticides

02/23/2018

By Raquel Fletcher Quebec City Correspondent          Global News   Europe has banned them outright: harmful pesticides, like Atrazine thataffect fish, bird and bee populations. Quebec is n...

'Evil crab grass on steroids' moves into Alberta: Phragmites australis can gr...

02/13/2018

By Dave Gilson, CBC News Posted: Feb 12, 2018 10:07 AM MTLast Updated: Feb 12, 2018 10:07 AM MT Crews work to get rid of a patch of Phragmites australis near Brooks, Alta. (County of Newell) A towering invasive plant that has wreaked havo...

County not concerned by insecticides

02/13/2018

Monday, February 5, 2018 1:09:16 MST PM Sheryl McCumsey, of Pesticide Free Alberta, said the health concerns relating to the use of a pesticide being sprayed in rural Strathcona County ditches are enough to ignite concern. Greg Southam/P...

Ag service resolutions aim to improve industry

02/08/2018

Tuesday, Feb 06, 2018 06:00 am By: Dan Singleton Resolutions passed at the recent Alberta AgriculturalService Board (ASB) conference should help improve the agriculture industry inthis region and across the province, say officials. In all, ...

B.C. VIEWS: Polluted logic plagues pesticide bylaws

02/05/2018

TOM FLETCHERJan. 28, 2018 10:00 a.m. Silent Spring-inspired prejudice against ‘synthetic chemicals’ still rules. Chances are your community has a bylaw that restricts theuse of “chemical pesticides” on public and p...

How and why we manage vegetation by the railway

02/05/2018

We manage trees, shrubs and plants by our railway for the safety of passengers and railway workers. We plan vegetation management carefully and with consideration. Our programme of management is planned well before work begin...

City seeks 'professional shepherds' to manage weed-munching goat herd

01/22/2018

Published on: January 10, 2018 | Last Updated: January 11,2018 10:03 AM MST ANNALISE KLINGBEIL Goats, sheep and other four-legged plant-eaters could becoming to a green space near you this year, as Calgary looks to hireprofessional municipa...

Resident succeeds in stopping pesticide use in Cornwall's Cotton Mills district

07/13/2017

Resident succeeds in stopping pesticide use in Cornwall's Cotton Mills districtBy Lois Ann Baker, Cornwall Standard-FreeholderTuesday, July 11, 2017 7:53:14 EDT PMFrancis Charette on Friday July 7, 2017 in Cornwall, Ont. Concerned about ...

Herbicide back in arsenal as Edmonton battles dandelions on sports fields

06/27/2017

Herbicide back in arsenal as Edmonton battles dandelions on sports fields'Our chosen approach reflects the right balance of safety, environmental, social and financial considerations'By Lydia Neufeld, CBC News Posted: Jun 16, 2...

Pesticide Ban Bylaws: Another example of why they fail from the City of Fernie

06/05/2017

City green spaces to undergo herbicide applicationUPDATE: Spraying is held until home owners are properly notified. Also, no spraying in Ridgemont.PHIL MCLACHLANTue May 30th, 2017 2:00pmLOCAL NEWSNEWS     May 30 updat...

Storing Pesticide Mix Overnight

06/05/2017

Storing Pesticide Mix OvernightNot being able to finish a tank due to weather or any other reason happens to just about everyone. Is it OK to simply leave the sprayer as is, and resume spraying later after some agitation?In many cases, the an...

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05/09/2017

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Pesticide Safety: Gloves Are First Line of Defense

05/08/2017

By Lee Townsend, University of KentuckyMay 3, 2017Gloves are the most important part of personal protective equipment. Photo: Nebraska FarmerPesticide handlers get by far the most exposure from pesticides on their hands and forearms. Research...

Cankerworms and tent caterpillars numbers could increase this year

04/25/2017

Cankerworms and tent caterpillars numbers could increase this yearCRAIG BAIRD, REGINA LEADER-POSTMore from Craig Baird, Regina Leader-PostPublished on: April 12, 2017 | Last Updated: April 12, 2017 4:06 PM CSTCity TSHAREADJUSTCOMMENTPRIN...

Pallister government to loosen cosmetic pesticide ban

04/21/2017

Pallister government to loosen cosmetic pesticide banPublished Tuesday, April 18, 2017 5:22PM CST Last Updated Tuesday, April 18, 2017 5:32PM CSTCTV News has learned the Pallister government will loosen the province’s cosmetic pesticide ...

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