Canola School

  • December 3, 2019

    Canola School: Top tips when soil testing for clubroot

    Spring, summer, or fall — when do you think is the best time to test for clubroot? Visual symptoms on the plant show up later in the season, yes, but that’s not when soil spore load is highest, explains Kim Kenward of  20/20 Seed Labs, in this episode of the Canola School. “Soil testing is the... Read More

  • November 22, 2019

    Canola School: Storing and drying a high-moisture crop

    As growers continue to plug away at harvesting remaining canola acres, a lot of the crop already in the bin is in less than ideal condition. On this episode of RealAgriculture’s Canola School, Canola Council of Canada agronomy specialist Angela Brackenreed offers management tips for growers who have canola in bins that could be 15... Read More

  • September 5, 2019

    Canola School: Keeping profits in the combine and off the ground

    According to the Canola Council of Canada (CCC), average harvest losses in the field can range from 0.2 to one bushel per acre, and can reach 5 bu/ac or more in extreme conditions. That’s why the council is encouraging producers to pay attention to what’s coming out the back of the combine. “The number one... Read More

  • August 29, 2019

    Canola School: What late-season stems can tell you about disease pressure

    Harvest is already a busy time of year, but a few extra moments outside the combine or swather could make a big difference for disease management on those fields in future years, and could help explain yield dips you might see on the yield monitor. According to Shawn Senko, agronomy specialist with the Canola Council of... Read More

  • August 26, 2019

    Canola School: What to do with those variable-stage fields

    For many parts of the Prairies, it’s been a challenging growing season — especially when it comes to canola. A late spring, high-speed winds, hail damage, and too late and then late moisture have made for canola fields that have numerous stages in the same field. Whether producers are swathing or straight-cutting their canola, they... Read More

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