January 9th Coffee Shop Talk: Efficient and effective control of Canada thistle, sow thistle and coltsfoot

January 4, 2018


Another Organic Agronomy Call-In Coffee Shop Talk will be held this Tuesday, January 9th at 9:30am in AB and 10:30 am in SK and MB.

On the call this month we will be hearing from Anne Weill Ph.D Ag. Eng from CETAB+ in Quebec. Anne’s presentation will be on “Efficient and effective control of Canada thistle, sow thistle and coltsfoot.”

Anne Weill has been a crop advisor for organic farmers since 2003. She has been working with cash crop farmers as well as vegetable producers. Her focus has been to improve soil, fertilization, weed management as well as crop rotation. She has worked with farmers in order to improve the use of green manure as a tool for soil heath and nitrogen fertilization. She has also been teaching these topics to farmers and agronomists in the province of Québec. She has published guides on soil evaluation, organic vegetable production and weed management. She is now doing applied research on green manure, soil management, weed management and vegetable fertilization for organic systems with the CETAB+ (Centre d’expertise et de transfert en agriculture biologique et de proximité) And has a research chair on organic crop protection.

Dial in number: 1-866-792-1319
Conference id: 4657345

Please RSVP to katherine.stanley@umanitoba.ca to receive the slides for this call.