Topics for the month

April 3, 2014 - Issue 4

Source: John Heard, MAFRD

Source: John Heard, MAFRD

EcoNomics. Handy graphs and calculators show the best nitrogen rate based on yield potential and appetite for risk. Is this the year to claw back or keep the pedal down with regard to N rates?

Ignorance is not bliss — especially when it comes to clubroot. Early detection and adoption of resistant varieties, rotation and equipment sanitation can keep the economic cost of clubroot low and the R-trait effective for years on a given farm.

Top 10. Put your recordkeeping app to work this seeding season, and follow this checklist for your best notes ever!

Spring checkin’. Time to check canola bins. As outside temperatures warm up, moisture starts moving around inside bins again. Canola in storage is vulnerable again.

Canola Watch