Agronomy Insights

Agronomy Insights

Agronomy Insights - Tips and tools from the Canola Council of Canada agronomy team
March 2020—CCC agronomy specialist Justine Cornelsen was the lead organizer for Canola Discovery Forum 2019, which was in Winnipeg in November. The event theme focused on the integrated pest management (IPM) pillar from the CCC’s strategic plan. The pillar goal is to gain 2 bu./ac. from improved pest management by the year 2025. The following are...
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Agronomy Insights

Agronomy Insights

Agronomy Insights - Tips and tools from the Canola Council of Canada agronomy team
January 2020—Why does seed survival matter? Immediate return on your seed investment is one big reason. If you spend $60 per acre on seed, the difference between 50 per cent and 75 per cent emergence could be $15 per acre or more. But that is only the beginning. Yield potential and predictability drops off with a...
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Agronomy Insights

Agronomy Insights

Agronomy Insights - Tips and tools from the Canola Council of Canada agronomy team
November 2019—Clubroot-resistant (CR) varieties should be grown before the disease becomes established in your area. Is your area at risk? Yes. That’s the safe assumption as clubroot continues to show up in new areas throughout the Prairies. We want growers to use CR varieties before clubroot arrives on a field because the pathogen, once detected, will...
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