Four the week

Crop stages from crop to crop is highly variable, and is just one of many reasons why neighbouring crops can't be treated the same.

Life raft. Before you feed a drowning canola crop, check its vitals. You want to make sure it’s on the road to recovery before laying out a fertilizer feast.

Rot risk. Moisture is the number one risk factor for sclerotinia stem rot, and most areas have moisture. Moisture in the two weeks before flowering increases apothecia emergence.

To each its own. The needs of one crop can be completely different from the one right across the road. What pays for one does not necessarily pay for the other.

The Bee in BMP. Think about your friendly neighbourhood pollinators before applying insecticide on flowering crops. You can protect both.