Tag Archives: weeds

Resources on weed management

Kristen Obeid, OMAFRA Weed Specialist – Horticulture


weedinfo.caWeedinfo.ca: If you are trying to identify a weed, find the newest information on herbicide resistance and other emerging issues in weed management you need to visit weedinfo.ca.

Provincial Weed Page: http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/crops/insects/weeds.html

Ontario Crop IPM: Know how and why it is important to scout and identify weeds, as well as diagnose herbicide injury. Continue reading Resources on weed management

Great new resource for this field season: Weed ID Guide for Ontario Crops

Kristen Obeid, Weed Management Specialist – Horticulture, OMAFRA

Published by the Grain Farmers of Ontario, the resource features over 120 species commonly found in and around agricultural fields. The Weed ID Guide for Ontario Crops is now available in the following formats:

These can be downloaded from the following website: http://fieldcropnews.com/2016/09/weed-id-guide-for-ontario-crops/

The publication was funded through Growing Forward 2, a federal-provincial-territorial initiative.

Seasonal Topics – June 6, 2016

Tomato injury from PinnacleJune 6, 2016 — Some topics are relevant year after year, but you might not always take the time to filter through previous posts to find them. I’ve highlighted some here that might be of interest this week. Click on the preview images below to jump to the articles. Continue reading Seasonal Topics – June 6, 2016

Get the latest on herbicide resistant weeds in Ontario

Do you want to stay up-to-date on where herbicide resistant weeds have been identified in Ontario? Field Crop News can help with a searchable Master table of all herbicide resistant weed species in Ontario by County and Herbicide Group (confirmed by the University of Guelph). The post also features distribution maps (by county and herbicide group) of resistant weed species.

Here are a couple of examples of search results, the first simply typing in a county.

Herbicide Resistant Weeds - search by county Continue reading Get the latest on herbicide resistant weeds in Ontario

2016-17 Guide to Weed Control (Pub. 75) pdf now available for download

OMAFRA's 2016-17 Guide to Weed Control

Updated March 9, 2016 with print publication ordering information.

The 2016-17 edition of OMAFRA’s popular and informative Guide to Weed Control (Pub. 75) is now available for free download (6 MB).

It is also available in French.

The printed publication can be ordered through Service Ontario Publications (order number 109113) for $20 + tax + shipping.