“Fertile thoughts” by Shawn Senko

May 9, 2018 - Issue 6

I was out heavy-harrowing the other day. I wanted to be seeding but the fields weren’t ready. I wanted to spray but it was too windy. So I was itching to do something. Part way through the harrowing job, I asked myself: “Why am I doing this?” I realized then that “Because I want to” wasn’t a good reason. I should ask myself “Why am I doing this?” before I start every job.

Shawn Senko is the Canola Council of Canada agronomy specialist for Northeast Saskatchewan. Contact Shawn or another CCC agronomy specialist.

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