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When Should You Swath (Canola, Wheat, Peas, Barley)?August 25, 2014

swathing_canola2_600x387Canola Research shows that the optimum stage to swath canola is when you have up to 60% seed colour change (SCC) showing on the main stem.  By delaying swathing on any variety to the 60% SCC can improve yield and quality through increased seed size, reduced green seed and higher oil content.  This also will help avoid economic shattering losses prior to or during swathing.  Farmers with large acres of canola should wait till at least 20 to 30% SCC to swath their first field so that their last fields will still be within the optimum swathing stage at the...
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True Loose Smut in Your WheatAugust 19, 2014

loosesmutwheatbTrue loose smut is a fungal disease that begins within the seed. It has little to no signs...
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Swede MidgeAugust 11, 2014

SwedeMidge125309a1Swede Midge has been identified on a Meota area field, marking the first time it has been confirmed...
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2014 Showcase Plot Forum BookJuly 30, 2014

Canola-Cavalier  2014 Canola Showcase Forum Plot book This is the book that was handed out at the Meota...
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