Canola Watch: Measuring Seed Depth

Optimal canola seed placement is 1/2 to 1 inch in depth. CCC agronomy specialist Autumn Barnes walks through how to properly assess seed placement and depth.Find out more at canola watch.org

Canola Watch: Measuring Seed Depth

Optimal canola seed placement is 1/2 to 1 inch in depth. CCC agronomy specialist Autumn Barnes walks through how to properly assess seed placement and depth.Find out more at canola watch.org

Canola Watch: Seed Placed Fertilizer

Due to limited mobility of phosphorus in the soil and the importance of early uptake by the plant, phosphorus is the most important nutrient to place in the seed row of canola.For more information go to Canola Watch or the Canola Encyclopedia.

Canola Watch: Target Plant Density

Learn how to use the Canola Calculator to determine the ideal target plant density for your field. The Canola Calculator can be found at www.canolacalculator.caFor more information on target plant stands check out: www.canolawatch.org

Canola Watch: How to use the Canola Calculator to determine seeding rate

Learn how to use the Canola Calculator to determine seeding rate by setting up the thousand seed weight, target plant stand and plant emergence. This tool can be found at the canolacalculator.caFor more tips on how to use the Canola Calculator check ou…

Canola Watch: Soil Temperature

To determine the average soil temperature: Use a soil thermometer and take readings at 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. over a few days and average the results. Because canola is seeded at 1” deep, test the soil temperature at that depth. Be consistent. For more i…

Canola Watch: Residue & Moisture Management

Plant establishment starts in the fall by spreading crop residue evenly. Uneven residue on the soil surface can prevent drill openers from penetrating residue to place seed into soil. Management of residue cover can impact soil temperature and moisture. …

Canola Watch: Cleaning and preparing the sprayer.

While waiting for the right conditions for a pre-seed burnout or to start seeding, pull out the sprayer and get it ready for action. Find some quick tips and areas to focus on when preparing the sprayer.

Canola Watch: Preparing the drill for canola seeding

Canola seed placed at a consistent depth across the width of the seeding tool will improve seed-to-soil contact, increase seed survival and help the crop emerge evenly. Drill preparation is crucial to achieving canola stand establishment targets. Here a…

Canola Watch: Products to clean clubroot spores from scouting tools

As agronomists and farmers prepare their scouting kits, be sure to include sodium hypochlorite bleach or SprayNine – which can remove up to 100% of clubroot resting spores from scouting tools and boots. Go to clubroot.ca for more clubroot managment tips.