The following individuals have contributed content and expertise to this Database. This diverse team is made up of weed scientists, extension specialists, ecologists, plant taxonomists and certified crop advisors (CCA). As a collective unit their experience with weed identification and management in corn, soybean and cereals is second to none.

Project Lead: Mike Cowbrough (OMAFRA)                e-mail:


University of Guelph: Peter Smith, Dr. François Tardif, Dr. Clarence Swanton, Dr. Peter Sikkema, Dr. Darren Robinson, Dr. Jack Alex (retired) 

Wilfred Laurier University: Dr. Mihai Costea

University of Waterloo: Dr. Stephen Murphy

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada: Stephen Darbyshire

Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA): Gilles Quesnel, Peter Johnson

MAPAQ: Danielle Bernier

Cargill: Leanne Freitag (Agronomist)