Canola Digest September 2016 Issue
Farmer Panel

Late cutting

Leaving standing canola until at least 50 per cent seed colour change on the main stem will mean higher yield and quality than cutting earlier. These four growers wait until at least that point and are pleased with the results.

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Agronomist Abroad

The seedy side of Chile

Seedy side of Chile

Chile has summer during our winter, which gives seed companies a second season for field testing and production. And with so few canola acres in Chile, genetic lines stay pure.

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5 Steps to Better...

Fall fertilizer applications

For this new series, Canola Council of Canada agronomy specialists take a particular agronomy challenge and provide solutions, with consideration for risks and costs. In this case, Warren Ward looks at fall fertilizer applications as a way to meet canola nitrogen needs while stream-lining spring seeding operations.

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The Editor's Desk

The 24/7 Paradox

Michael Boehlje, the Purdue University ag economics professor who looks well past normal retirement age, lectured — and I mean lectured — at CropConnect in Winnipeg earlier this year. With high energy and a high voice, he rattled off 10 ways farmers can respond to an economic downturn. When giving examples of things done wrong,...
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