Three questions provide a quick primer on in-crop herbicide timing for canola.
Wild oats and green foxtail are growing “like crazy” and rain will bring a flush of broadleaf annuals. In-crop herbicide applications are best done as early as possible.
This article describes specific tips for timing and rates for each canola herbicide-tolerant (HT) system.
Tank mixes used for pre-seed burnoff ahead of cereals often contain Group 2 and Group 14 products that can hang up in sprayer plumbing. These residues can be particularly damaging to canola. Common canola-crop herbicides and surfactants left in a tank for any extended period of time are very good at removing these residue deposits […]
If weeds and crop are advancing toward the end of the and the ground is too soft and wet to support a sprayer, then aerial spraying may be the best economic response.
Higher than normal cutworm feeding has been reported in some locations. This could be due to various factors, including the long fall, early spring and weed growth to provide food through these times. Here are scouting techniques to follow while inspecting canola fields for cutworms.
Canola fields at greatest risk from flea beetles — therefore fields most likely to need a spray — tend to be those seeded early and that went through a long stretch of slow growth.
The moisture situation has improved for most regions.
A few days in waterlogged soil can be enough to kill young canola plants.
Nitrogen is the theme for 2016. Follow along the UCC journey on Twitter with the #CanolaUCC hashtag and on Instagram at ultimate_canola_challenge.
In this educational video, growers and other specialists show how to properly measure and quantify losses out the back of the combine for a low-cost way to potentially add significant bushels to the bin.
Tracey Baute and Meghan Moran with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs and Dr. Rebecca Hallett at the University of Guelph, School of Environmental Sciences, have a new infosheet to help Ontario canola growers manage the insect.
SaskCanola pancake breakfast — June 17 in Regina
Manitoba canolaPALOOZA — June 21 in Portage
Alberta canolaPALOOZA — June 28 in Lacombe
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