Jesse Hirsh used the phrase “bend tech to suit your needs” in his presentation at CropSphere in 2016. These three farmers share experiences bending new and old technology to improve its utility on their farms.
We know canola can yield more. Average yields are just a fraction of what current hybrids achieve in plots and on top-yielding fields. So how can growers make better use of this genetic potential?
The Canola Digest editor looks at four ideas that captured his attention at Canola Discovery Forum: Get smarter about sclerotinia. Map acres that never make money. Select the right root for the job. GRADE the validity of evidence.
The canola community offers many opportunities for face-to-face learning through canoLAB, canolaPALOOZA and big joint productions like FarmTech in Edmonton, CropSphere in Saskatoon and CropConnect in Winnipeg. These panelists talk about why they attended specific events and what they learned.