Content by Alberta Seed Guide

Flea Beetles: Why Do They Seem Worse?

Calls to our agronomists, insecticide sales at retailers and Twitter comments all point to a worse-than-usual flea beetle situation this year. The simplest reason seems the most logical: Warm and… Read More

Why Field Scout

Field scouting throughout the growing season can lead to more successful crop production. “There are numerous factors that can impact a developing crop,” says Mark Cutts, crop specialist at the… Read More

Herbicide Resistance

Weed resistance to herbicides continues to be an issue, as an increasing numbers of weeds are no longer responding to herbicides. “Most producers are aware of the issue but, unless… Read More

WEED CONTROL STRATEGIES FOR EACH HT SYSTEM

Here are strategies to improve weed control results for each herbicide-tolerant (HT) system. Falco This is the Group-2 sulfonyl-urea-resistance system from Cibus. The partner herbicide, called Draft, controls a wide… Read More

WEED BMPS: SPRAY EARLY

Control weeds early. A combination of pre-seed weed control and one in-crop application before the 4-leaf stage of the crop is often enough to eliminate yield loss from weed competition…. Read More