Canola School

  • December 21, 2018

    Canola School: Even crop emergence helps fight herbicide resistance

    There are a lot of different strategies farmers can use to delay or manage for herbicide resistant weeds. Some are complex and some are expensive, but sometimes a simple thing like making sure the ground is covered can make a big difference. RealAgriculture’s Dale Leftwich recently had the chance to speak with Ian Epp, Canola... Read More

  • November 5, 2018

    Canola School: Identifying verticillium stripe

    Verticillium stripe, also known as verticillium wilt, is a relatively new-to-Canada canola disease. First identified on a research farm in Manitoba in 2014, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) conducted a nation-wide survey to determine the extensiveness of the pathogen in 2015, and found it to be in multiple locations. In this episode of Canola... Read More

  • October 29, 2018

    Canola School: Blackleg levels flat, sclerotinia down, and a changing clubroot threat

    Every once in a while a group with a real passion for something get a chance to get together and talk about what they care about. If you get to be in room with with them, you can’t help but feel the energy and, most likely, learn something. The Western Forum on Pest Management (WFPM)... Read More

  • October 9, 2018

    Canola School: Harvest decisions and bin management for green or tough canola

    Harvest started strong in most parts of the Prairies and then has either came to a complete halt or fallen into a slow grind of doing a few acres, checking moisture levels, changing fields, waiting, and getting frustrated. RealAgriculture’s Saskatchewan field editor Dale Leftwich went out to a couple of fields with Canola Council of... Read More

  • October 3, 2018

    Canola School: Comparing Canada versus the rest of the world

    Canadian canola producers are among the most efficient when it comes to cost-of-production — with the exception of seed costs— but Canadian growers also receive slightly lower on-farm prices than canola and rapeseed producers in other parts of the world. “We’re basically leading, together with Ukrainian producers, in cost-of-production,” explains Joerg Zimmermann in the Canola... Read More

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