Canola School: When Should I Swath My Canola? – Murray Hartman, Alberta Agriculture & Rural Development

For a lot of farmers across the west, figuring out when to swath their canola fields may be as stressful as trying to get it in the ground was. The overabundance of moisture and the cool temperatures that producers had to deal with at the beginning of the season have caused varied staging in areas across the prairies now. This week on the Canola School, we talk to Murray Hartman of Alberta Agriculture & Rural Development about when we should consider swathing that crop and what kind of things we should consider during that harvest window.

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Shaun Haney

Shaun Haney is the founder of RealAgriculture.com. He creates content regularly and hosts RealAg Radio on Rural Radio 147 every weekday at 4:30 PM est. @shaunhaney

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