The province's weed specialist says most farmers were able to get a first post emergent herbicide application done - even with the windy conditions.

Jeanette Gaultier notes one pass should be enough, although longer season or less competitive crops may require a second dose.

She says there seems to be a shift in the weeds that are growing.

"We definitely had, earlier in the season, some of those winter annuals that really over-wintered well. Some of the perennials, and then our cool season weeds started to flush out, like wild oat and volunteer canola. They're still flushing but for the most part I think they've peaked and so now what we're really starting to see come up is our warm season annuals. The most common one that we see there is our redroot pigweed."

If farmers used glyphosate for their first herbicide application, Gaultier is recommending changing it up for the second dose.

She's expecting weeds to really "pop" after the recent rainfall.

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