Canola Watch – April 4, 2019

April 5, 2019

CANOLA WATCH QUIZ – WEED MANAGEMENT

Is your weeds management knowledge in 2019 mode? Give yourself a little test with these four questions.

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TANK MIX OPTIONS FOR PRE-SEED BURNOFF

Tank mix options for glyphosate ahead of canola are bromoxynil, Aim/CleanStart (carfentrazone), clomazone, Conquer (bromoxynil and carfentrazone) and quinclorac. Tank mixing can prevent herbicide resistance.

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HERBICIDE-RESISTANT WEEDS: PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT

Here are tips to prevent the development and spread of glyphosate-resistant kochia (as shown in the map) and other herbicide-resistant weeds.

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CANOLA WATCH PODCAST

Canola has posted three podcasts over the past month. Here they are….

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TOP 10 CANOLA-RELATED JOBS FOR APRIL

1. Prep for good seed placement. 2. Use the canola calculator to set seeding rates. 3. Know the risk of seed-placed fertilizer…and more.

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DRY CONDITIONS ELEVATE HERBICIDE CARRYOVER RISK


Residual herbicides need a moist environment for herbicide breakdown to occur within the expected time-frame. In dry conditions, the two major breakdown methods – hydrolysis or microbial degradation – will slow down, which elevates the carryover risk.

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