• CCC agronomists are getting three common questions this week... 1. What if I plant canola on canola acres that are still not harvested? 2. What can we expect for seed mortality in excessively wet soils? 3. What to do about ruts?…
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  • The Canola Council of Canada and the provincial canola grower organizations hosted canoLABs at Regina, Sask., Vermilion, Alta., and Dauphin, Man., earlier this year. Here are the top canoLAB messages for growers and agronomists to consider through 2017…
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  • 1. Get the drill ready 2. Watch the Canola Stand Establishment video 3. See how much seed you'll need at canolacalculator.ca 4. Scout for overwintered weeds 5. Check the residue situation 6. Re-assess clubroot 7. Manage ruts 8. Consider check strips 9. Put together a scouting toolkit 10. Test soils…
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  • Using the same disease resistance genetics over and over causes a shift in pathogen population, which can then overcome the resistance in our varieties – similar to herbicide resistance in weeds. Knowing the resistance genetics used in previous years will allow growers to rotate to a different resistance gene and reduce the blackleg infection within a field. As many as…
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  • This is the 50th anniversary of the canola industry association. In 1967, growers, seed developers, processors and exporters formed the Rapeseed Association of Canada, forerunner to the Canola Council of Canada. It is the first industry association in Canada to encompass all links of a value chain…
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  • Want to help out with a research project. Fields are needed for Ultimate Canola Challenge trials, AAFC research into habitat enhancement and pollinators, University of Calgary research on landscape features and their effect on yield, and validation of lygus and flea beetle thresholds…
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