Canola Watch – May 8, 2019

May 8, 2019

CANOLA WATCH QUIZ – WEED MANAGEMENT

Eight questions to test your weed knowledge.

Here’s one of the questions:

Early weed control with lower efficacy is generally preferable to no control at all or late control with higher efficacy. However, biological activity – or “active growth” – is required for herbicide activity. How do you know a weed is actively growing?

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SEEDING-TIME DECISIONS TO IMPROVE PROFIT

Marketing and environmental challenges often have farmers reviewing ways to best-manage inputs to improve profits. Here are common agronomy practices that can greatly influence crop profitability.

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HOW TO INCREASE CANOLA SEED SURVIVAL RATES

Only about 50-60 percent of canola seeds survive to become plants, on average. With the following tips, canola farmers can increase seed survival and get more from their seed investment.

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CLUBROOT QUIZ: THE PODCAST

Dan Orchard and Jay Whetter converted last week’s clubroot quiz into an informative podcast.

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PPMN CANOLA INSECT SCOUTING CHART

Insects to watch for before and during seeding and immediately after emergence are cutworms, flea beetles, leafhoppers and diamondback moth.

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CALL FOR HELP

Call farm stress lines to talk about these issues or anything else causing stress.

Alberta: 1-877-303-2642

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COMING EVENTS

‘PALOOZAs, Combine College in Lethbridge, Canola Discovery Forum ‘save the date’

Upcoming Events

Lacombe Field Day

Hear from leading industry experts on new barley varieties, advancements in weed control, disease resistance and more. 
Jul 24
Lacombe, AB

WheatStalk

More than just wheat - its canola too!
Aug 8
Grande Prairie County, Alberta

2019 Powering Your Profits Tour

A day of canola agronomy, marketing management and more!
Nov 19 - Nov 28
12 locations across Alberta,

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