Canola Watch – May 29, 2019

May 29, 2019

WEED BMPS: SPRAY EARLY

We know that weed competition can greatly reduce canola yield. A combination of pre-seed weed control and one in-crop application before the 4-leaf stage of the crop is often enough to eliminate yield loss from weed competition.

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WEED CONTROL STRATEGIES FOR EACH HT SYSTEM

Here are strategies to improve weed control results for each herbicide-tolerant (HT) system: Falco, Clearfield, Liberty Link and Roundup Ready.

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HOW TO WORK THROUGH THE RESEEDING DECISION

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An established canola stand with as few as 1-2 plants per square foot generally has higher economic potential than a crop reseeded late. But reseeding can make sense if…

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CANOLA WATCH PHOTO QUIZ – SCOUTED THIS WEEK

Scouting for the season should start right at emergence. That way you can spot some of the early-season issues featured in this week’s photo quiz.

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TWO COMMON QUESTIONS AFTER A SPRING FROST

Growers have two common questions after a spring frost: 1. Did the crop survive? (Do I need to reseed?) 2. When can I resume weed control? This article will help you answer both.

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ALBERTA CANOLAPALOOZA: JUNE 26 @ LACOMBE

This year, Alberta canolaPALOOZA will have 25 learning stations and over 125 speakers to teach you everything you need to know about canola production (including how to grow other crops in a sustainable crop rotation).

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Upcoming Events

Alberta Canola Producers 30th Annual General Meeting

Join the Alberta Canola Producers Commission for their Annual General Meeting.
Jan 28
Edmonton, Alberta

Peace Region Clubroot Response Workshop

The science, the agronomy, and the farmer experience of clubroot.
Feb 5
Grande Prairie, Alberta

Making The Grade

Hands on Grain grading course designed for farmers
Feb 19
Grande Prarie, Alberta
Know Your Grade for Canola

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