Even with a trait that limits the amount of pod shatter, canola hybrids left standing will experience some level of pod loss. This article provides scouting and agronomy tips to identify the point at which canola hybrids should be straight combined, so growers make the right decision – and limit harvest losses – for each specific hybrid.
Flea beetles are one of the most prominent pests for canola, and were particularly harmful this year with the warm and dry spring, which disadvantaged the crop and encouraged flea beetle development. This article looks back at 2021 and provides some management tips for 2022.
Growers have dozens of clubroot-resistant canola cultivars to choose from. Using the CR trait before the disease becomes a problem is a key step in keeping the disease-causing spores low and local.
With a fall canola stem count, canola growers can see if they hit their target stand. They can also enter their results at canolacounts.ca and help the CCC assess the plant stand situation across the Prairies.
Canola Digest asks its farmer panelists for 2021-22 to describe the best return-on-investment purchase that they made recently, and to describe what motivated them to make the purchase.