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Resistance learning centre

There’s a lot to know when it comes to resistance. That’s why we’ve created this section: so you have the most information possible – and give you what you need to take action today.


In collaboration with Real Agriculture, these podcasts cover topics from glyphosate to integrated weed management and more.

Herbicide-Resistant Weeds Ep. 1


Getting the basics on herbicide-resistant weeds. Host Lindsay Smith interviews Linda Hall, Professor of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition at University of Alberta to discuss ways of avoiding, identifying, and managing herbicide resistant weeds.

Herbicide-Resistant Weeds Ep. 2


Understanding common perceptions on herbicide-resistant weeds. Bern Tobin interviews Michael Reidy, a Project Manager at Stratus Ag Research whose survey of farmers across the US and Canada has led to a better understanding of attitudes toward weed resistance and approaches to dealing with the issue.

Herbicide-Resistant Weeds Ep. 3


What can you do to mitigate the development of herbicide-resistant weeds in a cropping system when using a herbicide? Host Lindsay Smith interviews Neil Harker, a Research Scientist in Weed Ecology & Crop Management at Agriculture & Agri-Foods Canada to weigh in on this issue.

Herbicide-Resistant Weeds Ep. 4


Mike Cowbrough, a macro-weed specialist with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs speaks to Bern Tobin, RealAg’s Ontario field editor, about the future of integrated weed management. Mike highlights ways of incorporating technology with weed management strategies supported by the work of growers from around the world.

Herbicide-Resistant Weeds Ep. 5


In the final episode of the series, Lindsay Smith speaks to Dr. Hugh Beckie, a weed scientist with the Saskatoon Research Centre Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. They discuss whether glyphosate is practical as a one-step solution for weed control and whether tank mixing is always necessary.

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