Tag: BrettYoung

Managing clubroot? Choose broad-spectrum genetic resistance

Where clubroot is a risk, are you stretching canola rotations or using a clubroot-resistant variety? Realistically, you should be doing both — and not all clubroot resistance is created equal. While industry and plant breeders should be commended for the speed at which clubroot-resistant varieties were introduced, we know now that that early, single-gene resistance… Read more »

RealAg Radio, Sept 13: The U.S. crop grows, electrostatic spraying, and veggies in Ontario

It’s day three at Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show, and that’s where you’ll find host Shaun Haney at the  Climate Fieldview booth for today’s show. Although it’s been partly cloudy for the day at the farm show, that doesn’t mean our guests can’t brighten up your day. On today’s show you’ll hear from: Mathew Pot from… Read more »

Consider disease package when selecting a canola variety

Yield potential will always be king, but there are many considerations for farmers at variety selection time. With blackleg and clubroot diseases threatening yield, a well-rounded approach to canola genetics is key to ensuring that you have the potential to achieve the high yields you desire. As rotations have become shorter, and with threats of… Read more »

Opportunities in Seed Coating Draw Major Investment From BrettYoung

Growth in the area of seed treating and coating has led turf and seed company BrettYoung to build a new multi-million dollar, 28 thousand square foot seed coating facility in the southwest corner of Winnipeg. A grand opening for the seed treatment plant, which has annual capacity exceeding 50 million pounds, was held on Tuesday…. Read more »