Canola School: More Challenges Ahead for Canola Growers – Denise Maurice, Canola Council

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As we begin to look ahead to the rest of the canola growing season, many challenges continue to face the grower. This is being looked at as one of the most challenges seasons to date. Instead of looking backwards I thought that it would be fruitful to engage a discussion on the rest of the summer. It is very easy to get sidetracked by what has already happened but we need to stay focused on what needs to be done in order to save the crop that we do have. This includes prioritizing the better fields and making sure that they are getting the attention they need.

I chatted this week with Denise Maurice, VP of Crop Production, Canola Council of Canada on the challenges of the rest of the summer. Denise discusses insects, crop nutrition and harvest.

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Shaun Haney

Shaun grew up on a family seed farm in Southern Alberta. Haney Farms produces, conditions and retails wheat, barley, canola and corn seed. Shaun Haney is the founder of @shaunhaney


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