Who wants clubroot? Nobody. But is it the end of the world when it does arrive? No. The International Clubroot Workshop in Edmonton highlighted effective management steps and ongoing research to improve the on-farm approach to this widespread brassica disease.
Your farm relies on good relationships. These four farmers describe the most important relationships for their farm business and explain the characteristics they look for when choosing who to work with.
The value of canola is derived from the percentage of oil in the seed, the quality of that oil and the percentage of protein in a tonne of meal. Through the Canadian Grain Commission Harvest Sample Program, we know that oil content is going up, quality remains well within canola standards and meal protein content is steady.
Drop pans, combine kill stalls and slower ground speeds are tools these farmers use in their quest to lower canola losses out the combine.