Listen to Katherine Stanley and Scott Shiels discuss the best ways to manage weeds.
Cultural weed control is anything you employ by manipulating a cropping system to make crops more competitive in the presence of weeds. In this video you will hear from Katherine Stanley from the University of Manitoba and Scott Shiels from Grain Millers Canada on strategies and tools such as seeding rate, seeding time, crop variety, and cover crops that will successfully and sustainably manage weeds.
Weeds can tell you a lot about soil life. Learn how from Joanna and Sam.
Weeds are an important part of ecosystems. In this video we will hear from Organic Agriculture Centre of Canada Communications Officer, Joanna Mackenzie, and Sam Goodwin, an organic farmer from Central Alberta, about how organic farmers can manage weeds.
Learn about the benefits of intercropping on organic farms.
Intercropping is a sustainable practice for organic farmers that not only benefits weed management but also has financial benefits. Ward Middleton, Midmore Farms organic farmer, will share his knowledge of intercropping and how you can benefit from this practice.