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Weeds to Watch: Invasive Pigweeds – Waterhemp and Palmer Amaranth

By: Kristen Obeid, OMAFRA Weed Management Specialist – Horticulture Dave Bilyea, Weed Management – Horticulture, University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus The first line of defense against waterhemp and palmer amaranth is proper identification.  It is EXTREMELY difficult to identify waterhemp … Continue reading

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Command Herbicide Registered for Use on Cilantro

Modified from an article written by Jim Chaput, OMAFRA, Minor Use Coordinator, Guelph The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently announced the approval of minor use label expansion registrations for Command 360 ME Herbicide for management of labeled weeds on … Continue reading

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Mulch Ado About Weeds: Management Strategies for Hops

Hop production acreage is increasing in Ontario and with expanding production come questions on weed management. Weed management is important around the base of the hop bine to decrease competition for nutrients and moisture.  Excessive weed growth can also restrict … Continue reading

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