Canola School

  • 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

  • August 19, 2019

    Canola School: There’s more to soil than just what you see

    Did you know that soil helps to remove carbon dioxide from our atmosphere, helps to clean water as it percolates through, and is filled with living organisms? Our soil and its health isn’t just imperative to agriculture — but to many other aspects of our ever-growing population. Jim Tokarchuk, executive director with the Soil Conservation... Read More

  • August 9, 2019

    Canola School: Taking a look at the value of seed treatments

    Every year, many canola producers seem to face the same challenge across the board — how do we manage all these flea beetles? The answer to this question is quite often pointed towards one main action — seed treatments. In this episode of the Canola School, Gregory Sekulic, agronomy specialist with the Canola Council of... Read More

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