If the priority is getting the crop in the bin (not maximum yield), swathed canola can be ready to combine earlier than standing canola…but swathing early does not necessarily mean combining early.
This quiz will point to a few on-farm practices that can influence harvest quality and crop marketability.
Default to waiting. Don’t make a snap decision to swath. Before taking any harvest action, start with this sequence…
As predicted by moth traps, the Peace region has fields at thresholds. Beyond there, a few field here and there across the Prairies have been sprayed but the worm is not a problem on most fields.
The Canola Council of Canada has a new video showing how to make the right timing decision for pre-harvest glyphosate application.
Europe’s biofuel industry is a significant export opportunity for Canada’s canola industry. Please join the Canola Council of Canada for a webinar to explain how individual farms can participate in this exclusive market.
If you saw any unexplained canola disfigurement this summer, we want to know!
Sclerotinia stem rot could be a big problem in areas that started dry then turned wet and stayed fairly moist during and after flowering. The dry start to the season meant a lot of fields didn’t get sprayed with fungicide, even though conditions prior to and following flowering have favoured the disease in those areas.
Alberta Canola will host a late season crop walk August 28 at the canolaPALOOZA site at AAFC Lacombe.
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