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  • Quiz – Clubroot/not clubroot

    Through the pod filling time between flowering and harvest, growers and agronomists will want to take time for a more intense session of clubroot scouting. But what are you looking for? This quiz will help... more

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  • Scouting for clubroot: How and why now?

    https://youtu.be/-3u4PCO0WE0 How to scout? Vigilantly scout all canola fields for symptoms, even if growing a clubroot resistant (CR) variety. Clubroot galls can start to form about three weeks after... more

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  • Bertha armyworm: Updates and scouting tips

    Bertha armyworm trap season will close over the next two weeks, and monitoring, so far, has shown only a few potential hot spots. Even if an area is low risk according to provincial risk maps, local hot... more

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  • Diamondback moth larvae hot spots

    Diamondback moth larvae are generally low across the Prairies so far, but one hot spot has been noted in Rural Municipality 10 in Saskatchewan. This R.M. is south of Regina, near the U.S. border. Some... more

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  • Will hot, dry weather stop sclerotinia stem rot?

    Not really. If infection got started, then this fungus is in the plant. When conditions are ideal (relative humidity over 80 per cent and temperatures of 20°C to 25°C) then pathogen grows aggressively... more

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  • Connections – Virtual tours

    A lot of canola companies and organizations are opting for virtual tours this year. If you have a virtual tour you’d like added to this list, please email Jay Whetter at whetterj@canolacouncil.org. BASF:... more

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  • 10 reasons for missing pods

    Seeing blanks up canola stems where pods should be? Here are the eight most common causes. Missing pods due to heat and drought. Credit: Brittany Hennig Missing pods due to lygus. Credit: Autumn... more

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