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Sclerotinia Check ListJuly 4, 2014

Canola-CavalierFactors that increase the risk of sclerotinia development in a field: Sclerotinia present in area previous year Sclerotia needs 10 days of moist soil conditions (above wilting point) in order to develop apothecia High density of crop canopy Infection Sclerotia can overwinter in canola stubble. In wet conditions, and temperatures between 15-25 degrees, sclerotia develop into apothecia that will produce spores. The spores are released and are carried by wind onto petals of the flowering plant. The infected petals fall onto the lower portions of the plant canopy where hyphae spread through the contact point. They then form a sclerotia...
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Know Your SeedFebruary 10, 2014

Know-Your-Seed--2The days are getting longer and a quick glance at the calendar confirms a somewhat startling fact. We...
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Best Practices for increasing your return on investment in pulseFebruary 3, 2014

Pulse--2With the current downward market outlook leading into the 2014 growing season we are seeing a number of...
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Pros and Cons of Chem FallowJanuary 20, 2014

Sprayer--2Current pricing for crops and inability to deliver grain has left some growers wondering how they are going...
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