Canola School

  • June 9, 2019

    Canola School: Flea beetle damage worsening across the prairies

    Seeing dimpling on your canola leaves? Stem feeding? Chances are, it’s flea beetles causing the damage. This year in the southern prairies, flea beetles are becoming a significant issue, most likely in part due to dry conditions. And with neonicotinoids continuing to hit headlines, flea beetle control could become even more difficult in the coming... Read More

  • June 5, 2019

    Canola School: Clubroot sanitation takes time, but is well worth it in the long run

    Clubroot. Many producers have the viewpoint of  “We don’t have it in our area, so we don’t need to sanitize.” This isn’t an alert that clubroot has spread — it’s an acknowledgment that it could come to your area, even if you are in a non-traditional clubroot zone, which is why growers have to be careful... Read More

  • May 31, 2019

    Canola School: Prioritizing early weed removal

    When it comes to canola crops, it’s important to keep the field clean from the start, in order to ensure your canola has the best possible chance at growing to its full potential. In this episode of RealAgriculture’s Canola School, Kara Oosterhuis talks to Keith Gabert, agronomy specialist with the Canola Council of Canada, about... Read More

  • May 28, 2019

    Canola School: Not seeing flea beetles? Doesn’t mean they aren’t there

    Across the Western Prairies, flea beetles are starting to pop up in canola crops. As your canola crop moves from the cotyledon stage to the first true leaf stage, you want to ensure you are keeping an eye on potential feeding. In this episode of Real Agriculture’s Canola School, Kara Oosterhuis talks to Autumn Barnes,... Read More

  • May 24, 2019

    Canola School: Hula hooping through cotyledon emergence

    Many fields in Western Canada are starting to see the emergence of canola cotyledons, making it prime time to start scouting, and assessing stand establishment. In this Canola School, Autumn Barnes, agronomy specialist with the Canola Council of Canada, says her favourite trick for assessing stand establishment is to use her bright yellow hula hoop.... Read More

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    Recipes & stories to inspire you in the kitchen & connect you to the farm with Canada’s oil, canola.