Tag: Laryssa Grenkow

Canola School: Keeping P & K in the Bank as Soybeans Grow in Canola Rotations

As soybeans are introduced and grown more frequently in rotations that already include canola in Western Canada, growers may find their soil bank accounts for phosphorus and potassium running low. Both canola and soybeans are heavy users/removers of P and K, explains Laryssa Grenkow of Manitoba Pulse and Soybean Growers in this Canola School episode,… Read more »

Pulse School: Which Input Matters Most? A Look at Pea Seeding Rates

Research into the role of inputs in field peas has often looked at each individually, with little known on the effects of combining inputs.  The Western Applied Research Corporation (WARC) looked to change that with a study that’s wrapping up this year. Over the past three years, trials have been conducted at Scott, Melfort, Swift Current… Read more »

Canola School: Seed Toxicity — How Much is Too Much Sulphur?

There’s no doubt that access to available sulphur is incredibly important to canola development and yield. Applying and managing this nutrient, however, has challenges — ammonium sulfate can be incredibly toxic to young sprouts and other forms of the fertilizer can also take some time before sulphur is made available to the plant. In an… Read more »