Four the week

May 28, 2014 - Issue 8

Dandelion spring stubble small

Avoid top dress mess. Top dressing N might get the crop seeded faster, but check timing and technique. Good weed management and top dress fertilizer don’t always mix.

Quack attack. Quack grass and dandelions are two early weeds that can have a big impact on yield potential. Contain them.

Crop insurance cut off. Canola seeded in early June still has reasonable yield potential, and crop insurance deadlines for Manitoba and Eastern Saskatchewan comply.

A sweet relationship. The Canola Council of Canada has four new videos to show the positive relationships between canola growers and beekeepers and between canola and bees.

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