Canola Digest September 2017 issue
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Canola seed advances for 2018

Dekalb has a strong focus on blackleg resistance, offering diversity in sources of major resistance within the current portfolio as well as future pipeline, says Dave Kelner, canola portfolio manager for Monsanto

Stacking of popular traits, including pod-shatter tolerance and enhanced disease resistance, is an important agronomic theme for the 2018 class of canola seed.

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Swede midge, clubroot challenge Ontario canola

Ontario Canola Growers Association and Agronomy Advantage organized a day of hands-on learning near Kenilworth. Farmers learned about nitrogen rates and application, seeding rates and various challenges facing the industry.

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Management options for heavy residue

Management options for heavy residue

Retaining crop residue benefits soil health, erosion management and crop health, but it must be managed to enable best seeding practices and crop establishment the following season.

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