Surface fall applied fertilizer has been shown to remain in the soil and is available for plant uptake for all crop types. Nitrogen is a significant component of proteins which are essential for growth. Nitrogen must be in the root zone and available for uptake as crops enter into their rapid growth period. Therefor nitrogen... read more
For years producers in Western Canada have had to walk the line between cereal yields that are increased by added nitrogen only to be lost due to lodged crops. Lodging leads to uneven maturation, reduced photosynthesis, a loss of grain quality and difficulty harvesting. The soil structure and integrity is also compromised as multiple... read more
We are past the point that we wonder if fungicides work or not, we know they do. Customers ask us all the time “So, what is next? What can I do now to increase my yields even more?” We have a solution. We need to be more precise in what we do. This means... read more
Swede Midge has been identified on a Meota area field, marking the first time it has been confirmed west of Prince Albert. Swede Midge started as a problem in Ontario in 2000, and with levels gradually building up over the years, led to the complete decimation of canola fields. Growers in Ontario blame Swede Midge... read more
2014 Canola Showcase Forum Plot book This is the book that was handed out at the Meota 2014 Canola Showcase Forum. Held on July 30th, 2014.