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.
The Canola Research Hub at canolaresearch.ca has a user interactive research database. This article is based on the query “What factors affect harvest losses in the Canadian Prairies?” with data based on a study led by Rob Gulden at the University of Manitoba.
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.
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.