April 22, 2020 – Issue 6

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  • Strive for 75 per cent emergence

    The percentage of canola seeds that emerge to form plants is typically in the range of 50 to 60 per cent. The goal is to move the Western Canadian average closer to 75 per cent, and give more seeds a chance to contribute to the crop’s profitability.

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  • VIDEO: Quick tips for drill prep

    This video provides a quick overview of the drill-prep steps outlined in our full article.

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  • PODCAST: Early weed control – tips

    Ian Epp and Clark Brenzil compare pre-seed burnoff and early post-emergence applications, and make a good case for spraying first and then seeding.

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  • VIDEO: Spring cleaning for sprayers

    Clean lines, nozzles and screens to prepare the sprayer for a busy few weeks of early weed control

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  • PODCAST: Timely storage tips

    Part 1: What to do about high-moisture canola as spring temperatures warm up?
    Part 2: What is the best on-farm system to dry grain?

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  • VIDEO: Disinfectants for scouting kit

    A disinfect like bleach or SprayNine is an essential part of the scouting kit. These will disinfect tools and boots between fields.

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  • Quick survey on agronomy priorities

    The Canola Watch team of CCC agronomy specialists has a few priorities for 2020. As a way to check in on how their priorities match up with current practices, we have a short survey for canola growers and for agronomy advisers (like retails, agronomists and CCAs). The survey will take about two minutes. Please take the time to help us out.

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  • Coming events

    Upcoming events with input from CCC staff or canola grower organizations.

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