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Black beetles on canola buds.

Looking back on 2017’s biggest growing challenges

Agronomy tips... from the field

Looking back on issues that growers had to deal with during the 2017 growing season, two things come to mind: insects and weather. In the spring, several regions across the Prairies experienced heavy flea beetle and cutworm pressure in their canola crops, along with some diamondback moth pressure later in the season. Keep in mind […] Read more

Dry down before straight cutting canola

Agronomy tips... from the field

Straight-cutting your shatter-resistant canola variety this season? Timing is of the essence, and you need your field to be ready for harvest. That’s why you may want to consider using a true desiccant for more precise control over your harvest timing. However, if controlling perennial weeds is a big concern — or you have a […] Read more

Make the most of corporate field trials

Agronomy tips... from the field

Hosting a company field trial on your farm — whether for a new seed variety, seed treatment or fungicide — is about far more than getting free product for a few acres. Instead, you should think of company trials as an opportunity to grow and learn more about new management techniques, as well as what […] Read more

wild oats

The 4Rs of wild oat control

Agronomy tips... from the field

You might have heard about the 4Rs of nutrient management: applying the right product at the right rate at the right time and in the right place. Now, we can take those same concepts and apply them to a wild oat program. First — the right product. Look at whether you’re dealing with a light […] Read more