What the he** is going on in my canola field? Seven photos of things found in canola fields across Canada this week.
Growers wonder how to approach harvest when canola fields have plants and patches at quite different stages of maturity. With any approach, the least mature areas of the field need to be left to mature. Swathing remains the best and least risky option to manage extreme variation in maturity. When do I swath? As for […]
To check fields for the presence of clubroot DNA before you see visual symptoms, you can try a random soil test.
The video includes insight from various Canadian clubroot researchers. It explains what clubroot is, and how to reduce the risk of introducing clubroot to your farm, slow the spread of clubroot when it does arrive, and manage the impact if clubroot is established.
Farmers will want to test escapes for glyphosate resistance so the weeds can be targeted for intense management before they start to shed their seeds.
Insect pressure is low, for the most part. Localized outbreaks of bertha armyworm and other insects could be found, so scouting is still important, but no insect is causing any major damage at this time.
The 2019 Canola Discovery Forum (CDF) will take place at the RBC Convention Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba on November 13-14, 2019.
Thinking of applying any crop protection products between now and canola cutting? Know the product’s pre-harvest interval (PHI) before applying.
The following 10 photos describe some of the agronomy highlights from canolaPALOOZA in Lacombe, Alberta, Sask CanolaPalooza in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and CROPS-A-PALOOZA in Carberry, Manitoba over the past few weeks.
Hot days (28-30°C and up) and warm nights (16°C and up) from bud to mid-flowering stages can increase flower abortion, producing blanks along the stem.
Alberta Canola board chair John Guelly will host his 4th Annual Canola Crop Walk August 7 on his farm near Westlock.
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