Canola Community Connections – April 7

Preparing for Battle: Fighting Flea Beetles & Establishing a Strong Plant Stand. Webinar with five guests and Q&A time. April 8, 9:30 a.m., CDT. Virtual. Registration and information.

PMRA maintains neonic seed treatment option for canola. The Canola Council value chain worked diligently over the last two years to provide the Pest Management Regulartory Agency (PMRA) with the scientific evidence and data needed to make the final decisions on these actives based on science, and not precaution. The final decision found that current use of these products by canola farmers does not pose an unacceptable risk to aquatic invertebrates and that the product use be maintained for seed treatment on canola. Read the full news release.

Sign up your land for pest surveys. Insect and disease surveys across the Prairies have moved to a permission-based system to access fields for monitoring. Pest management specialists use these survey results to create forecast maps, guide research decisions, detect and track new or emerging pests, and support management decisions. This information is also shared through Canola Watch to improve canola pest management. Please sign up

Provincial Crop Planning Guides. Use these resources to help with crop planning and budgets….

Canola Performance Trials. The 2020 results booklet and searchable database for past years are all found here. Speaking of community, the Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba canola grower organizations fund this valuable program.