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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

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Making sense of seed tests

Agronomy tips... from the field

When you’re looking to get your crop off to the best possible start this season, the last thing you need is to be saddled with poor quality seed. That’s why I always recommend you take the time now to get your seed tested at an accredited laboratory. Knowledge is power and having a clear idea […] Read more

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Getting the best from your canola rotation

Agronomy tips... from the field

Canola is Western Canada’s main crop so it’s worth talking about how to get the maximum value within your rotation. Fortunately, there are some well-established facts to help you with your planning. Canola on canola: If you seed canola into last year’s canola stubble, expect a yield drop of 16 per cent, according to data […] Read more