Kristen Obeid, OMAFRA Weed Specialist – Horticulture
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:
- ePub format (124 MB file for Kindle, iBooks and other e-reader apps)
- pdf format (8 MB file)
- print ready pdf (141 MB file)
These can be downloaded from the following website: http://fieldcropnews.com/2016/09/weed-id-guide-for-ontario-crops/
- Print Copy (printing and shipping costs apply, volume discounts available) can be ordered from the following website: http://www.blurb.ca/b/7797011-weed-id-guide-for-ontario-crops
- The price is $37.51 for one copy
- 10% discount if you order 10 or more
The publication was funded through Growing Forward 2, a federal-provincial-territorial initiative.
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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.
Updated March 9, 2016 with print publication ordering information.
It is also available in French.
The printed publication can be ordered through Service Ontario Publications (order number 109113) for $20 + tax + shipping.
What are Ontario’s Worst Weeds????
Your input will help decide.
Results of this survey will highlight weed trends and concerns in Ontario.
Your participation is appreciated. Continue reading Ontario’s Worst Weeds – have your say!
by Mike Cowbrough, OMAFRA Weed Management Field Crops Program Lead – from fieldcropnews.com
Update (March 9, 2016): After a hiatus in availability, The Guide to Weed Control is now available again on the Service Ontario Publications listing. The pdf is also available for download.
The 2016-17 edition of OMAFRA’s popular and informative Guide to Weed Control (Pub. 75) is now available. The price is $20.00 + tax.
The 2016-2017 version is available for free download now.
To order copies of Publication 75, Item #109113: Continue reading 2016-17 Guide to Weed Control (Pub. 75) now available