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Ultimate Canola Challenge update
The latest entry for the Manitoba site has photos showing the differences in seed depth for 3 mph vs 5 mph seeding speed. Manitoba has planned a blackleg scouting clinic at the UCC site June 7. Eight sites are seeded in Alberta, and establishment is generally good. In Saskatchewan, the Indian Head site is seeded…
Agronomy Update — Lethbridge January 20-21
Agronomy Update is a full two days of agronomy presentations. The agenda includes CCC agronomy specialist Dan Orchard, speaking January 21 on Ultimate Canola Challenge research results. Other canola specific topics include Hector Carcamo on lygus research, Sheau-Fang Hwang with a clubroot update and Ralph Lange on blackleg management. Click here for the full brochure.
The Canola Council of Canada’s Ultimate Canola Challenge (UCC) is still underway, and while we await the yield results, here is a quick summary of the program this season. The challenge: This year, the UCC is helping growers to determine how increasing nitrogen rates affect yield and economics of their canola crop. Growers have plots…
With rains across the Prairies, the insect threat is reduced — in general — but there are still hotspots for cutworms and flea beetles. Flea beetles: Spraying continues in Manitoba where crops are advancing slowly due to excess rain and limited warmth. The flea beetle threat is over for most parts of Alberta and Saskatchewan.…