Canola Watch – January 10, 2019

January 11, 2019

TOP 10: THINGS TO CONSIDER FOR 2019

What canola production practices would you like to improve for 2019? Our Top 10 covers important and timely topics to consider, with notes on upcoming presentations and links to learn more.

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5 AWESOME CANOLA VIDEOS TO WATCH AND SHARE

It’s hard to believe, but some people still haven’t seen this amazing “Clubroot of Canola Disease Cycle” video.

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TIME FOR A MID-WINTER BIN CHECK

Extended moments of warmer weather in winter can increase air and moisture movement inside bins. Put a priority on canola with moisture above 8% or higher dockage or green seed levels, all of which were more common after harvest 2018.

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CANOLA VARIETY COMPARISONS: SEE THE 2018 CPT RESULTS

The 2018 Canola Performance Trials (CPT) small plot and field scale data booklet is now available on the CPT website.

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CANOLA WATCH 2018 EXAM: WRITE IN JANUARY FOR 2019 CREDITS

Test your canola knowledge with our annual quiz based on content from Canola Watch 2018. CCAs and CCSCs who pass get 6 credits.

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CCC CONVENTION: PARTNERING WITH THE CANADA GRAINS COUNCIL

Register now for the Canadian Crops Convention: Leading Change, March 5-7 in Montreal. The event combines the Canola Council of Canada Convention with the Canada Grains Council Symposium.

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SASKATCHEWAN UPDATES CLUBROOT MAP

The Saskatchewan clubroot distribution map includes all findings of clubroot and detections of the clubroot pathogen from 2008 to 2018.

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CLUBROOT: MESSAGES FROM CLUBROOT RESPONSE WORKSHOP

At the workshop, the 200 attendees were urged to think about actions they can take to reduce the impact of clubroot on their farms, businesses and communities. These actions includes crop rotations, sanitation, resistant varieties, reduced tillage and scouting.

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LIST OF CLUBROOT-RESISTANT CANOLA VARIETIES

Here are the clubroot-resistant (CR) canola varieties currently available in Western Canada.

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GROW CR VARIETIES AS SOON AS CLUBROOT IS IN THE AREA

Use clubroot-resistant (CR) varieties as soon as clubroot arrives in the area. The CR trait will prevent most infection, which will help to keep spore counts low in fields that already have lower counts. With fewer resting spores in the soil, the risk of building up virulent pathotypes is reduced. List of CR canola varieties […]

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