August 28. canolaPALOOZA late season crop walk at 10:00 a.m., AAFC Lacombe. Get expert answers to your agronomy questions including late-season canola disease scouting, canola swath timing, desiccants and harvesting a potentially uneven crop. Information.
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John Guelly crop walk – August 7, Westlock, AB
Alberta Canola board chair John Guelly will host his 4th Annual Canola Crop Walk August 7 on his farm near Westlock. John will have a few notable experts on hand, including Dan Orchard and Autumn Barnes from the CCC, to answer questions on swath timing, straight cutting, harvest management, stand establishment, weed control, canola diseases and…
Late-season hail: What to do?
Late season hail can damage pods and increase the shattering risk for those pods. Before jumping the gun and swathing too early, take these decision-making steps.
Late-season insects and pre-harvest intervals
We had reports this week of bertha armyworm at higher numbers (maybe not at thresholds) in some very localized areas, lygus (it’s getting late), flea beetles (don’t spray them, it won’t help for next spring) and aphids (probably don’t spray them either). While doing a pre-harvest scouting for disease, take a look at the insect…
Keith Fournier crop walk – August 7, Maidstone, SK
Farmers and agronomists in northwest Saskatchewan can register now for a Canola Crop Walk August 7 at Keith Fournier’s farm near Maidstone. Fournier is a director with SaskCanola. The walk is 9:30am to 1:00pm, with pizza lunch sponsored by SaskCanola. Keith Fournier The agenda includes a seeding comparisons (planter vs. drill, variable seeding rates), weather…