Jan 12 2022


12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Info Session

Kochia Sucks! Integrating soil active herbicides into your weed management program

Speaker: Graham Collier, Nufarm

With the most recent dry conditions, Kochia is thriving in fields across western Canada. Kochia along with other weeds are becoming increasingly challenging to manage due to herbicide resistance. This presentation will discuss the value of soil active herbicides, and how they can be integrated into any weed management program.

About the Speaker

Graham oversees new product concepts and development for herbicides, fungicides, insecticides, seed treatments, biologicals, and technology concepts for broadacre, horticulture, and turf within Canada. Graham completed his B.Sc. in Agriculture in 2008, and his M.Sc. in Plant Science focused on developing sustainable agronomic management practices for triticale, in 2012 at the University of Alberta. He is currently completing his Ph.D. in Agronomy at the University of Alberta concentrating on developing a growing system for ultra-early planted spring wheat.  Graham and his wife Erin farm near Alliance, Alberta.