With the use of dicamba herbicide in the new Xtend soybean system, a quick rinse of your sprayer tank won’t be enough to rid it of potentially harmful residues to other crops. Jeanette Gaultier, weed specialist with Manitoba Agriculture, spoke with Allan Dawson at the recent Crop Diagnostic School about the importance of a thorough […] Read more
“If you don’t put a crop plant there on that spot in the field, a weed’s gonna grow,” says Rob Gulden, professor of weed science at the University of Manitoba. Gulden was referring to one strategy producers can use to help fight herbicide-resistant weeds, and that is by increasing their seeding rates. In this interview with […] Read more
Phytophthora root rot has been a growing concern for Manitoba soybean growers, appearing in fields each year to some extent each year for producers. Last July at the Crop Diagnostic School in Carman, Holly Derksen, field crop pathologist with Manitoba Agriculture, talks about what to look for when identifying the disease, when you should scout for it and […] Read more
Four communities, six flights and two days. Follow Keystone Agricultural Producers as they tour the organization’s northern districts and learn about production challenges and successes beyond Manitoba’s boreal forest. From excess moisture and transportation issues, to emerging opportunities in forestry and surface water management, the province’s northern farms are breaking new ground.