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Resource: Life cycle of a wireworm

With new products for wireworm control, the options for managing this pest are expanding – but it’s still important to understand the pest. Top Crop Manager has created an infographic on the life cycle of a wireworm.

Ontario funds expansion of farmer mental health program

Expanding In the Know to more communities will improve the quality of and access to mental health services for Ontario’s agricultural sector, ensuring farmers have more places to turn when help is needed.

New FMC report on Indigenous ag business management needs

The Path Forward details the current state of Indigenous farm businesses and what they need to create a robust business management plan or enhance their business management strategy.
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Herbicide resistance in Ontario

Herbicide resistance in Ontario: An ever-evolving affair

Herbicide resistance is evolving in Ontario. François Tardif, professor of plant agriculture at the University of Guelph, discussed how herbicide resistance develops and best practices to manage it at the Top Crop Summit. Herbicide resistance is a form of adaptation that happens at the population level. Individual plants are not changing; rather, the type of individuals in a population are changing. » Learn more
Where have the weevils gone?

Where have the weevils gone?

Pea leaf weevil and cabbage seedpod weevil were missing in action in 2019 and 2020 on some parts of the Prairies. One reason was likely cold winter weather. James Tansey, provincial insect/pest management specialist with Saskatchewan Agriculture, says the lack of snow and cold winter temperatures likely contributed to a decline in both weevil populations in those growing seasons. » Learn more