Canola Watch – September 25, 2019

September 25, 2019

CANOLA WATCH QUIZ – THIS WEEK IN AGRONOMY

Six questions on scenarios and sightings in canola fields this week. Click “submit” to get detailed answers with lots of agronomy tips.

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TIMELY HARVEST TIPS

Tips on… Swathing before a frost, What to do when frost hits standing crop, Cool weather and the performance of pre-harvest aids, Frost and green counts, and more.

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FALL WEED CONTROL: TIMING AND TARGETS

Fall is a good time to control perennial and winter annual weeds, but spraying immediately after harvest may not provide the best results. Identify the weeds present – Are they perennials? Winter annuals? Annuals? Clubroot hosts? – to choose the best time to spray.

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TIMELY STORAGE TIPS

Tips for…Identifying storage risks, Drying tough and damp canola, Aeration in large bins.

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WHAT CAUSES CANOLA SEEDS TO SPROUT IN THE POD?

We know three causes for canola sprouting in the pod. This ‘precocious germination” can occur in these circumstances….

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CANOLA DISCOVERY FORUM 2019 SET FOR MID-NOVEMBER

The 2019 Canola Discovery Forum, to be held at the RBC Convention in Winnipeg on November 13-14, will dig into integrated pest management (IPM). You are invited to join us to learn from one another, discover new ideas and enhance IPM BMPs.

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REGISTRATION IS LIVE FOR THE SECOND ANNUAL CANADIAN CROPS CONVENTION

What does it take to navigate in a changing industry and a changing world? Find out by joining us as we chart a new course at the Canadian Crops Convention, March 3-5, 2020 in Vancouver.

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FARMERS CAN GET CERTIFIED FOR CANOLA SALES TO EU

The EU biofuel market represents a significant opportunity for Canadian canola. Canadian canola is already a qualified feedstock for use in EU biofuels thanks to the CCC’s past efforts, but exporters and growers need to be certified if they choose to take advantage of this opportunity.

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