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May, Bill, M.Sc.

Crop Management Agronomist

Contact Information:

PO Box 760
Indian Head, Saskatchewan S0G 2K0
Telephone: 306-695-5225
Fax: 306-695-3445
Email: william.may@agr.gc.ca

Areas of Expertise:

  • crop management

Research publications

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

Other science related publications

2018

  • May, W.E. 2019. Crop Sequencing and N Management in Oats. American Oat Workers Conference, June 19-21, 2018, Seattle, WA

2017

  • May, W.E. and Gan, Y. 2017. Impact of pulse and canola frequency in a crop rotation on weed biomass and dominant species. 2017 Canadian weed Science Society’s Annual Meeting. Nov 21-23, Saskatoon, SK.

2016

  • M. Petruic, C. Willenborg, E. Johnson, W. May, R. Gulden, 2016. Evaluating crop tolerance to unregistered herbicides in flax (Linum usitatissimum). Soils and Crops 2016 Workshop University of Saskatchewan Saskatoon. http://www.usask.ca/soilsncrops/conference-proceedings/2016-proceedings/index.php

2015

  • Aidoo, J.P., Hall, L.M., Strydhorst, S.M., and May, W.E. (2015). "Influence of plant growth regulator application and nitrogen fertilization on oat yield and standability.", Canadian Weed Science Society Conference, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, November 25, 2015.
  • Aidoo, J.P., Hall, L.M., Strydhorst, S.M., and May, W.E. (2015). "Influence of plant growth regulator application and nitrogen fertilization on oat yield and standability.", Soils and Crops Conference and Agronomy Workshop, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, March 16, 2015.
  • Cholango-Martinez, P., May, W.E., Hucl, P.J., and Kutcher, H.R. (2015). "Fungicide control of Leaf mottle on Canary seed.", Soils and Crops Conference and Agronomy Workshop, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, March 16, 2015.
  • Gan, Y.T., Harker, K.N., Kutcher, H.R., Gulden, R.H., Irvine, R.B., May, W.E., O'Donovan, J.T., and Yang, C. (2015). "Uniform plant stands enhance the synergy of pod formation and seed yield in canola.", 14th International Rapeseed Congress, Saskatoon, SK, Canada, July 5-9, 2015. (Poster)
  • MacLean, D., May, W.E., Peng, G., Coles, K., Turkington, T.K., Harding, M.W., and Kutcher, H.R. (2015). "Evaluating Fungicide Timing for Leaf Spot Disease Control in Wheat.", Botany 2015, Shaw Convention Center, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, July 25-29, 2015.
  • MacLean, D., May, W.E., Peng, G., Coles, K., Turkington, T.K., Harding, M.W., and Kutcher, H.R. (2015). "Evaluating Fungicide Timing for Leaf Spot Disease Control in Wheat.", Soils and Crops Conference and Agronomy Workshop, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, March 16, 2015.
  • MacLean, D., May, W.E., Peng, G., Coles, K., Turkington, T.K., Harding, M.W., and Kutcher, H.R. (2015). "Fungicide application at anthesis provides effective leaf spot control in spring wheat.", Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology. (Abstract)
  • May, W.E. (2015). "Control of volunteer canola in sunflower with sulfentrazone and imazamethabenz.", Canadian Weed Science Society Conference, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, November 25, 2015.
  • May, W.E. (2015). "Effect of black medic (medicago lupulina) and nitrogen fertilizer on crop yield and soil nitrogen and phosphorous.", Soils and Crops Conference and Agronomy Workshop, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, March 16, 2015.
  • May, W.E. and Lyons, C. (2015). "The effect of Nitrogen and Seeding Rate on Sunflowers in a No-till Environment.", Botany 2015, Shaw Convention Center, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, July 25-29, 2015, Presentation.
  • May, W.E., Wood, M.A., and Zhou, R. (2015). "The effect of Nitrogen and Seeding depth on Niger.", Botany 2015, Shaw Convention Center, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, July 25-29, 2015.
  • Mierau, A., Willenborg, C.J., Gulden, R.H., May, W.E., Weber, J., and Johnson, E.N. (2015). "Evaluating a two-pass herbicide system for managing glyphosate-resistant canola in glyphosate-resistant soybean crops.", Canadian Weed Science Society Conference, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, November 25, 2015.
  • O'Donovan, J.T., Grant, C.A., Blackshaw, R.E., Harker, K.N., Johnson, E.N., Gan, Y.T., May, W.E., Turkington, T.K., Lupwayi, N.Z., Khakbazan, M., and Smith, E.G. (2015). "Legumes in rotation affect hybrid canola and malting barley.", 14th International Rapeseed Congress, Saskatoon, SK, Canada, July 5-9, 2015, Keynote Theme D oral presentation.
  • O'Donovan, J.T., Turkington, T.K., Harker, K.N., Oatway, L., Grant, C.A., Beres, B.L., Johnson, E.N., May, W.E., Izydorczyk, M.S., MacLeod, A., Anbessa, Y., and Vera, C.L. (2015). "Malting barley cultivar responses to increasing nitrogen rates in western Canada.", ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meeting: Synergy in Science. Partnering for Solutions, Minneapolis, MN, USA, November 15-18, 2015. (Poster)
  • Turkington, T.K., O'Donovan, J.T., Harker, K.N., Xi, K., Blackshaw, R.E., Johnson, E.N., Peng, G., Kutcher, H.R., May, W.E., Lafond, G.P., Mohr, R.M., and Irvine, R.B. (2015). "The impact of fungicide and herbicide timing on foliar disease severity, and barley productivity and quality.", XVIII International Plant Protection Congress (IPPC), Free University Berlin, Henry Ford Building, Berlin, Germany, August 24-27, 2015, ID: P HERBI 7. (Poster)
  • Turkington, T.K., Xi, K., O'Donovan, J.T., Harker, K.N., Peng, G., Martin, R.C., Beres, B.L., May, W.E., and Mohr, R.M. (2015). "The impact of seed treatment, foliar fungicide timing, and plant growth regulator on leaf-disease severity and productivity of barley.", XVIII International Plant Protection Congress (IPPC), Free University Berlin, Henry Ford Building, Berlin, Germany, August 24-27, 2015, ID: P IPM 42. (Poster)
  • Turkington, T.K., Xi, K., Peng, G., Martin, R.A., Harker, K.N., O'Donovan, J.T., Beres, B.L., May, W.E., and Mohr, R.M. (2015). "The impact of seed treatment, foliar fungicide timing, and plant growth regulator on barley leaf disease severity and productivity.", Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology. (Abstract)

2014

  • O'Donovan, J.T., Blackshaw, R.E., Grant, C.A., Harker, K.N., Johnson, E.N., Gan, Y.T., Lafond, G.P., May, W.E., and Turkington, T.K. (2014). "Legume crops grown in rotation enhance canola and barley productivity in western Canada.", 13th Congress of European Society of Agronomy, Debrecen, Hungary, August 25-29, 2014, pp. 357-358.
  • O'Donovan, J.T., Edney, M.J., MacLeod, A., Turkington, T.K., Grant, C.A., Harker, K.N., Johnson, E.N., Lafond, G.P., May, W.E., Beres, B.L., Kabeta, Y., and Juskiw, P.E. (2014). "Response of new malting barley cultivars to increasing nitrogen rates in western Canada.", 13th Congress of European Society of Agronomy, Debrecen, Hungary, August 25-29, 2014, pp. 141-142. (Poster)
  • O'Donovan, J.T., Grant, C.A., Blackshaw, R.E., Harker, K.N., Johnson, E.N., Gan, Y.T., May, W.E., Lafond, G.P., Turkington, T.K., Lupwayi, N.Z., Khakbazan, M., and Smith, E.G. (2014). "Rotational Effects of Legumes and Non-Legumes on Hybrid Canola, and Malting Barley.", American Society of Agronomy Annual Meeting 2014, Long Beach, CA, USA, November 3-5, 2014.

2013

  • Bassendowski, K.A., Lafond, G.P., May, W.E., Holzapfel, C.B., and Gossen, B.D. (2013). "Frequent cropping to field pea increases the severity of root and foliar diseases.", Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology, 35, pp. 518. (Abstract)
  • O'Donovan, J.T., Grant, C.A., Blackshaw, R.E., Harker, K.N., Turkington, T.K., Johnson, E.N., Lafond, G.P., May, W.E., Gan, Y.T., Edney, M., and Juskiw, P.E. (2013). "Effect of legume crops grown two years prior to barley on malting barley yield and quality.", ASA/CSSA/SSSA International annual meeting: Water, Food, Energy and Innovation for a Sustainable World, Tampa, Florida, USA, November 3-6, 2013.
  • O'Donovan, J.T., Turkington, T.K., Edney, M., Juskiw, P.E., May, W.E., Grant, C.A., Smith, E.G., Harker, K.N., Johnson, E.N., Beres, B.L., Kadeta, Y., and Chapman, B. (2013). "Relative responses of malting barley varieties to increasing nitrogen rates.", 16th Australian Barley Technical Symposium, Melbourne, Australia, September 8-11, 2013, pp. 58.
  • O'Donovan, J.T., Turkington, T.K., Edney, M., Smith, E.G., Harker, K.N., Beres, B.L., Clayton, G.W., Brandt, S.A., Johnson, E.N., Lafond, G.P., May, W.E., Grant, C.A., McKenzie, R., Juskiw, P.E., Kadeta, Y., Stonehouse, K., and Chapman, B. (2013). "Varietal and agronomic impacts on malting barley yield and quality.", FarmTech 2013, Westin Hotel, Edmonton, AB, Canada, January 29-31, 2013.

2011

  • Fernandez, M.R., May, W.E., Chalmers, S., Savard, M.E., and Singh, A.K. (2011). "Effectiveness of fungicide applications at various growth stages on head/kernel diseases, and productivity of durum wheat in southern Saskatchewan.", 7th Canadian Workshop on Fusarium Head Blight (CWFHB) / Colloque canadien sur la fusariose, Delta Winnipeg Hotel, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, November 27-30, 2011, pp. 87.
  • O'Donovan, J.T., Blackshaw, R.E., Grant, C.A., Harker, K.N., Lafond, G.P., Johnson, E.N., Gan, Y.T., May, W.E., Turkington, T.K., and Lupwayi, N.Z. (2011). "Legume Crops to Improve Soil Fertility for Enhanced Canola Production.", 2011 ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meeting: Fundamental for life: soil, crop and environmental sciences, San Antonio, TX, USA, October 16-19, 2011. (Poster)

2010

  • Lafond, G.P., Brandt, S.A., Clayton, G.W., Irvine, R.B., and May, W.E. (2010). "Rainfed Farming Systems on the Canadian Prairies.", in Tow, P., Cooper, I., Partridge, I. and Birch, C. (eds.) - Rainfed Farming Systems, Springer, Chapter 19.
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