Take time for a harvest disease survey

August 22, 2018 - Issue 21

If you didn’t get a chance to to the pre-harvest disease survey in canola fields, swathing can also be a good time to check. Get out of the swather once per hour to stretch your legs and check for disease. Clip a few stems for blackleg. Dig up a few plants to check for clubroot galls or foot rot. Give those plants a complete scan for other diseases.

Read more on what to look for – and how to look

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