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CCC recommendations if you find a clubroot patch

Scouting early can mean catching a clubroot infestation early – but what steps should you take once you’ve found it? The Canola Council of Canada offers steps to follow to handle a possible clubroot infection.

Manitoba provides grain drying installation guides

With 2019’s soggy harvest fresh in many minds, a grain dryer might be a wise investment. The Government of Manitoba has created information sheets for grain dryer installations and inspections.

New soybean inoculant launched by Lallemand Plant Care

Lalfix ProYield Liquid Soybean is a liquid soybean inoculant that combines two strains of nitrogen-fixing bacteria and an active ingredient that stimulates root and root hair development.
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Suppressing sclerotinia under irrigation

Managing sclerotinia on irrigated land is difficult, as over 50 per cent of the crops grown can host the disease. The push to pay off irrigation costs often means that sclerotinia-susceptible crops are grown successively, without a break in the rotation. That’s where a biological control product like Contans WG, which prevents infected sclerotia from germinating, comes in, says Gary Kruger, Sask Ag irrigation agrologist. » Learn more

Let them eat quinoa

Quinoa has expanded its presence on the Prairies since it was first grown in Saskatchewan in the early nineties. One challenge growers started experiencing in 2016 and 2017 was extensive unidentified insect damage. Boyd Mori, assistant professor of entomology at the University of Alberta, led a research project in 2018-19 to identify quinoa’s insect pests and how to manage them. » Learn more
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Get ahead of weeds and stay there

“Growers are generally very happy with Roundup Ready 2 Yield® soybeans and that’s a great thing,” says Andrew Chisholm, Trait and Trait Launch Manager with Bayer. “But I think they’d be even happier with the Roundup Ready® Xtend Crop System and the additional benefits it can bring to their business.” He explains that the system is made up of two components: Roundup Ready 2 Xtend® soybeans plus two enhanced chemistry options. » Read more

Corn rootworm pressure high in Ontario

Some fields in Ontario are seeing corn rootworm damage in resistant crops, prompting OMAFRA specialists to recommend scouting. » Read more

Tar spot continues to loom on Ontario’s doorstep

While tar spot has not been found in Canada or Ontario yet, it can be found just across the border in Michigan corn fields. » Read more