The canola disease verticillium stripe is found across the Prairies and is already at yield-damaging levels in Manitoba and eastern Saskatchewan. This article provides tips to accurate diagnosis this fall.
National Canola Marketing Program
Provincial canola grower organizations fulfill their mandate to promote canola within Canada with a new National Canola Marketing Program centred around the loveable, everyday character, “Canadian Canola.”
This case study describes how one farm uses optical spot spraying technology. Name: Carl deConinck Smith Location: Fiske, Saskatchewan Soil zone: Brown Crops: Canola, peas, lentils, wheat, barley, durum and flax “With our system, we average a quarter litre of glyphosate over the whole field, but put up to 1.25 litres per acre on each...Read More
As Alberta Canola’s first research director, I have enjoyed the opportunity to do a deep dive into all aspects of our research programs and partnerships driven by grower funding. Beginning with our Grower Engagement Meetings in the fall of 2021, I’ve been helping growers understand the partnerships and funding that drives Alberta Canola’s research program....Read More
While this study found minimal impacts from crop rotation on root nutrient availability, frequency of canola in the rotation did show differences in the fungal microbiome associated with canola roots. More research is required to show what this means for canola productivity. “Canola frequency effects on nutrient turnover and root-microbe interactions” Tim Dumonceaux, AAFC Saskatoon,...Read More