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.
Not often do you hear of wheat outyielding corn, but that's the case in our latest episode in the 'Real' Wheat Farmers series. RealAgriculture resident agronomist Peter Johnson can barely contain himself when Arthur, Ontario farmer Shawn Schill of Shawridge Farms tells him that one 200-acre field yielded 154 bu/ac of wheat, beating the average corn…Read more »