Growing Series, Ep. 2: Get Set to Straight Cut Canola

Sponsored Post: If harvest efficiency is what you’re after, straight-cutting canola looks mighty appealing. But, as with any new practice on the farm, there are lessons to be learned ahead of wide-spread adoption.

In this episode of the Growing Series podcast, Saskatchewan-based Cargill agronomist Janel Delage and Shaun Haney from get down to brass tacks on why straight-cutting canola can be a great time-saver on the farm.

From the pros and cons of swathing vs. straight cutting, to field selection, and on to the importance of hybrid choice, this podcast covers all the are-you-ready-for-this bases.

Learn how best to dip your toe in the straight-cutting canola pool, why planning for harvest starts at seeding, why it’s not an all or nothing choice, and the answer to the all-important answer ‘when do I know my canola is ready to cut?’ in the audio here:


Rhett Soveran

@rhettsoveran is the Product Manager for RealAgriculture. Rhett lives in Regina with wife, Leah and their daughters Olivia and Edie.


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