Steve Shirtliffe

Steve Shirtliffe, PhD, Professor, Department of Plant Sciences, College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon

Steve was raised on a grain and oilseed farm in Manitoba. After completing a BSc in agronomy, he farmed with his family for five years before returning to the U of M where he received his PhD in 1999. As a professor at the U of S, Steve is involved with teaching, research and extension in the areas of weed control and agronomy. Past and current research projects have focused on the control of volunteer canola, oat and pulse agronomy, non-herbicidal weed control and agronomic applications of UAVs.

“Non-herbicidal Weed Control”: Using physical weed control to control weeds, even in no-till agriculture!