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  • Blackleg video quiz for CCA credit

    For more on blackleg identification and management, please visit blackleg.ca. For short new "Spot Blackleg" management videos, please click... more


  • Top 10 questions about clubroot

    1. How does clubroot spread? Each gall releases many spores into the soil. According to a German study, within one month after clubroot infects a plant, 66 million spores per infected plant are already... more


  • Highlights from canoLAB Top Gun

    After running canoLABs for six years at four different locations across Alberta, attracting over 1,100 farmers and agronomists over those years, it was time for a change. This year, we – the Canola Council... more


  • Blackleg: New stubble test from Discovery Seed Labs

    Discovery Seed Labs in Saskatoon is the first to offer a test of canola stubble to determine (1) if blackleg is present and (2) what race of blackleg it is. This can help farmers and agronomists make proper... more


  • Maps: The moisture situation

    We haven’t lost a crop in March, but growers across large parts of Western Canada are concerned about the soil moisture situation. This may influence decisions on seed costs, fertilizer rates and, when the... more


  • Tank mix options for pre-seed burnoff

    Tank mixing is an important step in preventing herbicide resistance in weeds, and the pre-seed window is a good opportunity to use a tank mix rather than just straight glyphosate. Tank mix options for... more


  • Fertility planning: Safe seed-placed rates

    What are safe seed row fertilizer rates for phosphorus (P), sulphur (S) and nitrogen (N)? With lower seeding rates than in the past, this concern is greater than ever. Growers need to keep all seed viable to... more


  • Run a UCC on-farm trial in 2018

    Ultimate Canola Challenge will run fertilizer trials in 2018. The focus and protocols have not been finalized yet, but farmers interested in participating can email Nicole Philp at philpn@canolacouncil.org.... more


  • Diverse rotations and economics

    Diversified crop rotations are known to help with insect and disease management. A two- or three-year break between canola crops will significantly reduce viable spore counts for clubroot and blackleg in... more


  • OP canola varieties: MCGA study and 46A76 update

    Open-pollinated (OP) canola versus hybrid canola. Manitoba Canola Growers ran a two-year trial comparing yield and quality for eight open-pollinated napus varieties as well as two hybrid checks (5440 and... more


  • Coming events

    Upcoming canola events.... Soils & Crops Workshop – March 6-7, Saskatoon, Sask. Registration and information. MD of Wainwright Clubroot Information Meeting – March 7, Wainwright, Alberta. To... more


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