Canola Watch: November 2018 quiz

November 7, 2018 – Issue 28

1. What is happening in this photo? (Click to enlarge)

2. Why are the two halves of this photo so different?

3. Here is a screen shot from a sample seeding calculation using the tool at We entered 5g seed size, 6 plants per square foot target stand and estimated seed survival of 60%. In that situation, what is the calculated required seeding rate? (Click to enlarge.)

4. Some farmers think heavy smoke in August in Alberta set back crop maturity by a week or more. Possible?

James Oberhofer photo

5. According to Quorum data, how many million tonnes of Western Canadian grain does the Port of Vancouver handle in a year?


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