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.
Where do you get your ideas? How do you know an idea is good? How long does it take for you to put a good idea into practice? Our six farmers panelists answer these questions and share examples of recent new ideas they implemented.