Maximize water and macro-nutrient use efficiency on your farm

anhydrous ammonia fertilizer application

Management practices can influence nitrogen, sulphur, phosphorous, and water use efficiencies (WUE) on your farm. However, there are many other factors which can also contribute to or impact these efficiencies. Understanding nitrogen relationships For instance, the main factors affecting nutrient and water use efficiencies in spring canola in North America: A review of literature and…

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Reduce the spread of clubroot spores with effective sanitation

spraying farm equipment for clubroot spore sanitation

Plant disease symptoms and potential yield impacts of clubroot in canola may not be noticed until late summer or fall, but actions and management choices made in the spring can have a crucial impact on the spread of this plant disease. Prevent the spread of resting spores Clubroot is a soil-borne disease of Brassica plants…

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Exciting new research for 2021 CARP

Every year the Canola Agronomic Research Program (CARP) funds a new round of projects. The 2021 Canola Agronomic Research Program (CARP) officially begins on April 1st. This will include seven studies from various institutions which will be carried out over the next three, four or five years. These projects are either focused on genetics and…

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Addressing sclerotinia stem rot disease challenges

Sclerotinia stem rot disease is a major disease of canola in Canada. It is caused by the fungus Sclerotinia sclerotiorum, but unlike many of the other canola diseases, favourable environmental conditions have a disproportionally high impact on the development of this disease. The strong impact of weather prior to and throughout flowering period, when canola is…

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Verticillium stripe | Researching a new canola disease threat

Impact of verticillium stripe on canola Verticillium stripe has garnered more attention recently, potentially due to favourable conditions for disease development. This attention has also identified an information gap on the disease and its impact on Western Canadian canola crops. Verticillium stripe, which affects Brassica plants, has led to devastating crop losses in Europe, but…

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