Canola School

  • September 18, 2020

    Canola School: Top tips for safely storing canola

    You’ve seeded it, sprayed it, watched it grow, harvested it, and now you’re putting the canola in the bin. On paper, storing canola may seem simple, but as per usual, the actuality of storing canola successfully is a lot more complex. There are many factors to consider to properly storing canola and in this episode... Read More

  • September 14, 2020

    Canola School: Pre-harvest intervals and reducing residues

    A pre-harvest interval is the amount of time that’s required between a product application and cutting the crop in anyway — not just harvest. A PHI can always be found on a product label, and following the recommendation can help the crop dry down faster and keep product residues within maximum residue limits. “When it... Read More

  • September 9, 2020

    Canola School: Frost events and when to assess damage

    Frost can be highly variable and the damage it does all depends on how cold it gets, how long it stays cold, and how far it penetrates the crop canopy. If you do get some frost, it’s generally recommended to assess your canola crop, to see what’s happening in your own fields, but to be... Read More

  • August 18, 2020

    Canola School: Top tools for scouting for bertha armyworm

    Walking into a green, fully-podded canola field isn’t easy — it’s actually more like swimming if you’ve got a good stand and your plants are well knit together. But, it’s important to really get into the field to scout for bertha armyworms. Before you wade in to your canola to look for this pest, Gregory... Read More

  • July 17, 2020

    Canola School: Mapping a control strategy for kochia

    Kochia is a big concern for farmers across the Prairies, primarily because it’s a tough weed to kill, and the population is rife with herbicide resistance. Most farmers are aware of Group 2 resistance — which is old news — but newer Group 9 resistance is cropping up, which further complicates control of this prolific... Read More

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