Challenging harvest conditions or combine mismanagement can push canola harvest losses as high as 10 per cent of yield. This article will explain how to check for losses and how to set the combine to reduce losses.
If you want to know the grade of your canola going into delivery season, you can send samples to the Canadian Grain Commission’s Harvest Sample Program. As long as the sample is an accurate representation of the canola you’ll deliver, the extra knowledge could help when it comes to marketing.
Canadian canola growers will have access to TruFlex, which expands the application rate and window for glyphosate on canola. InVigor growers will notice a new acres-per-bag approach to seed packaging. Seed companies continue to layer more high-demand traits into the same hybrids.
The Canola Council of Canada’s Crop Production & Innovation team serves farmers and industry by concentrating its efforts on four priority areas: research leadership and coordination, knowledge creation and transfer, preparation for emerging threats, and support for regulatory and market access efforts.
The Canola Council connected with many of the best canola and rapeseed scientists in the world at the International Rapeseed Congress in Berlin. Here are the important messages they brought home for Canadian canola growers.