Soil moisture makes yield, but how much do you know about your soil moisture levels? Metre-deep moisture probes combined with cellular communication are giving growers continuous updates on yield potential based on soil water, which can help with decisions on fertilizer top-dress, fungicide applications and marketing.
The farmer panel at Canola Discovery Forum 2019, hosted by the Canola Council of Canada in Winnipeg in November, featured these four farmers sharing their most valuable integrated pest management (IPM) strategies.
Clubroot can be managed, even in areas that have exposed to high levels of the disease. Clubroot experts at CLUB Day, an event held as part of the Canola Council’s Discovery Forum, explain how.
Every farm has acres that suck in resources and don’t give anything in return. These unprofitable acres are fairly easy to recognize – soils are degraded, crops are thin and weeds are prolific. The whole farm might benefit from taking these acres out of annual crop production—and here’s how to do it.
After you deliver canola from a bin on the farm, what are the quality checks, processing steps, transportation modes and packaging requirements as each bushel winds its way to the end user? This article follows the thread from gate to plate, describing each step along the way.