Canola School: Storing and drying a high-moisture crop
On this episode of RealAgriculture's Canola School, Canola Council of Canada agronomy specialist Angela Brackenreed offers management tips for growers who have canola in bins that could be 15 to 16 per cent moisture and higher.
Canola School: Keeping profits in the combine and off the ground
Shawn Senko joins us for this episode of the Canola School to discuss what producers can do to calculate harvest losses.
Canola School: What late-season stems can tell you about disease pressure
According to Shawn Senko, agronomy specialist with the Canola Council of Canada, cutting is a great time to get out and scout for stem and root diseases such as sclerotinia, blackleg, and clubroot.
Canola School: What to do with those variable-stage fields
Whether producers are swathing or straight-cutting their canola, they seem to all have the same question — when on earth do I get into this variable-stage field?Shawn Senko, agronomy specialist with the Canola Council of Canada, tells RealAgriculture's …
Canola School: There's more to soil than just what you see
Jim Tokarchuk, executive director with the Soil Conservation Council of Canada (SCCC) was recently at Crops-A-Palooza in Carberry, Man. to talk all things soil. In this Canola School episode he explains to RealAgriculture field editor, Kara Oosterhuis tha…
Canola School: Taking a look at the value of seed treatments
In this episode of the Canola School, Gregory Sekulic, agronomy specialist with the Canola Council of Canada, explains why producers need to do the amount of seed treatment they’re currently doing across Canada.
Canola School: Get digging to learn about soil layers
According to Curtis Cavers, agronomist with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, when you are looking at soils there are three main points to consider: drainage, texture, and water holding capacity.
Canola School: Scouting guided by live view drone technology
According to Adrian Moens of AJM Seeds, using drones to map a field prior to scouting gives agronomists and farmers a better idea of where to walk.
Canola School: Weather shift increases sclerotinia risk
It may have been a dry start to the year, with little to name of seedling diseases, but that doesn’t mean canola producers are off the disease-scouting hook this summer.According to Clint Jurke, agronomy director with the Canola Council of Canada, due t…
Canola School: Straight cutting for the first time? Here's what you need to know
Shawn Senko, agronomy specialist with the Canola Council of Canada, says in this Canola School episode that if you have a straight-cut header around for other crops, you may want to consider leaving some of your canola standing this year to trial it.