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Uneven ripening was occurring throughout the field. Jim wasn’t sure when to swath.

Crop Advisor’s Casebook: Uneven canola ripening

A Crop Advisor's Solution provided from Grainews' June 10, 2014 issue

It was mid-August when I got a call from Jim, a grain and cattle producer near Warner, Alta. Jim, who rotates cereal, oilseeds and pulse crops on his 3,000 acres of farmland, was having trouble with his canola crop. Swathing in canola needs to occur at the optimum stage of ripening in order to reduce […] Read more