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December 13, 2018

Top canola challenges of 2018

From high-moisture canola at harvest to clubroot concerns, Canola Watch breaks down the top 10 agronomy challenges for Prairie canola growers in 2018 and provides resources for more information. Other challenges include flea beetles, heat stress, blackleg, and high green canola.

Wheat, barley production up while canola, corn, soybean production down

Canadian farmers reported increased production of wheat and barley in 2018, while production of canola, corn for grain, soybeans and oats was down from the previous year, according to Statistics Canada.

Test your canola knowledge

Certified Crop Advisors and Certified Crop Science Consultants can now test their canola knowledge with the Canola Council of Canada's annual exam, with the opportunity to receive six credits with a passing grade.
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Figuring out nitrogen for corny yields

Two hundred bushels of corn without any nitrogen fertilizer? That happened in 2016 at St. Adolphe, Man., and is one of the more surprising results of a Manitoba Agriculture research trial. Soil scientist Don Flaten and his team are updating nitrogen recommendations and figuring out how much nitrogen is really needed to produce a bushel of corn. » Learn more

Advancing soybean research

An Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada researcher has identified a gene that will be key in breeding new soybean cultivars with resistance to Phytophthora sojae, which annually causes up to $50 million in losses in Canada and between $1 billion and $2 billion in losses globally. » Learn more


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