With the pricing advantages for canola and lentils right now in the prairies, many growers are moving to tighter and tighter crop rotations. These tighter rotations include lentils more often and the exclusion of cereals in a canola lentil rotation. This is similar to the exclusion of wheat in corn soybean rotations in Ontario. Balanced rotations will always be the most beneficial long term strategy no matter where you farm in Canada.
At CropWeek in Saskatoon Troy Laforge, GreenKey Solutions discussed some of the negatives of moving to ultra short lentil rotations and not including cereals.
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