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Precision planting in no-till systems

While planters can, in theory, provide a picket-fence of perfectly spaced, uniformly-emerging canola plants, the path to get there is full of challenges for farms in Western Canada who want one seeding tool that works in a no-till system.

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How to use spore testers for sclerotinia

Canola growers and agronomists can use spore detection tools to identify the presence of the sclerotinia pathogen in a field. This answers a major question – but not the only question — when it comes to sclerotinia stem rot risk.

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Soil sampling as step toward improved land use

Fertilizer rates based on soil sampling is a basic part of 4R nutrient management. This article explains how Federated Co-op 4R designated agronomists can help a farm allocate fertilizer resources based on the productivity of each field or zones within each field.

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