Category: Volunteer Canola

Early adopters getting control of the most hated, difficult-to-control weeds

All farmers hate weeds. Especially weeds that are hard to kill. Weeds are yield-robbing nuisances that compete for valuable space in and out of the seed row. Some weeds are fairly easy to deal with and only create limited stress. But then there are those that seem to create havoc every year because they are so… Read more »

Wheat School: Managing Nutrient Needs & Volunteer Weeds — Getting Winter Wheat Off to a Strong Start

With crop insurance deadlines passing, much of this fall’s winter wheat planting in Western Canada is complete. While winter conditions are beyond control, there are some practices that can mitigate the risk of winterkill and help the crop get off to a strong start, both now in fall and following snowmelt in spring. In this… Read more »

Volunteer Canola Will Challenge Growers in Western Canadian in 2013

If you cannot see the above embedded audio player, Click Here Sometimes the challenges are right in front of you.  Since no company has invented the “no-shell wind resistant canola trait” yet, the massive amount of wind in the fall across the west has planted a major challenge of canola volunteers for this spring. Volunteer… Read more »