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Straight cutting canola

To swath or not to swath? That’s the question more and more farmers are asking every year as straight cut canola becomes more common across the Prairies. There are risks and rewards that are typical of straight cut canola – growers looking for higher yield and better quality should temper expectations.

Effects of pre-harvest glyphosate on milling oats

Harvest quality of milling oats is very important, and growers sometimes utilize harvest aids such as pre-harvest glyphosate. A properly timed application can help growers control perennial weeds and improve crop harvestability, while meeting maximum residue limit requirements. However, some buyers have placed restrictions on the use of pre-harvest glyphosate on oats they purchase.

Best management practices for corn harvest

"There are certainly management opportunities in terms of harvesting a good quality corn crop. It all comes down to managing crops strategically – something that many growers should take additional time to consider,” says David Hooker, a field crop agronomist at the University of Guelph.

Extracting value from Fusarium-damaged grain and screenings

As problems with Fusarium head blight (FHB) continue to increase on the Prairies, so does the need to deal with Fusarium-infested grain and screenings. Preliminary results from a Saskatchewan study are pointing to a possible way to extract value from these wastes while potentially reducing the risk of spreading the disease.
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Take Control Over Marketing Your Commodity

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