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April 11, 2019

Pest watch: Wind trajectories report released

The Prairie Pest Monitoring Network released its recent wind trajectories report providing insight into possible pest pressures expected on the Prairies. Air currents originating from southern U.S. and Mexico are the ones to watch because of their diamondback moth significance.

Nufarm’s Fierce herbicide expands to include field peas, chickpeas and lentils

Nufarm has expanded its Fierce pre-emergent herbicide label to include field peas, chickpeas and lentils (fall application, small red and large green).

Video: SWAT maps and variable-rate practices with Cory Willness

Cory Willness demystified soil, water and topography maps at the 2019 Soil Management and Sustainability Summit. In our fifth Speaker Spotlight video, Willness breaks down the difference between SWAT and other maps as well as offers tips for growers looking to improve their variable-rate practices.
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More competitive soybeans = less spraying

To reduce the risk of developing herbicide-resistant weeds in a soybean crop, focus on faster canopy closure. That’s one finding from a recently completed Manitoba project that looked at ways to reduce the need for additional in-crop herbicide applications by increasing the crop’s competitiveness with weeds. The project evaluated row spacing, plant density and soybean varieties. » Learn more

Crushing seed to prevent weeds

With growing herbicide resistance, researchers at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada are looking into non-chemical strategies to manage weeds and protect herbicide effectiveness. With seed destruction technology advancing rapidly in Australia, researchers evaluated the Harrington Seed Destructor on home turf, testing its ability and effectiveness across various cropping systems. » Learn more
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