Slicing weeds down to size

Organic grain growers have been snapping up CombCut machines ‘like crazy‘ — but they’re also a way to control herbicide resistant weeds By Jennifer Blair OrganicBiz staff  A new piece of machinery is helping crop growers control broadleaf weeds on their farms — especially on organic operations. “Organic growers are buying these CombCut machines like […]

CombCut put to test in organic trial

Mechanical weed removal without intensive manual labour possible with Swedish implement By Shannon VanRaes OrganicBiz staff Like a spiky purple mohawk, thistles dominate a check strip purposely left in an organic wheat field at the Ian N. Morrison Field Research Farm in Carman. Pointing to it, the farm’s senior technician Keith Bamford tells a groups […]