Canola Fact Sheets

Canol@Fact

Developed by the Canola Council of Canada, these fact sheets are updated on a regular basis to offer the latest and most up-to-date canola agronomic information.  All Canol@Fact sheets are PDF documents.  If you do not have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer, click here to begin your free download.

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Canol@Fact: Controlling Cutworms In CanolaControlling Cutworms In Canola

Controlling Cutworms in Canola includes everything from how to recognize cutworms and cutworm damage, to how to scout for and subsequently control cutworms in canola.

Canol@Fact: Early Fall Frost! Now What?Early Fall Frost! Now What?

Early Fall Frost! Now What? walks growers through diagnosing frost damage and what action to take to cope with frost in canola.

Canol@Fact: Early Seeding TipsEarly Seeding Tips

Early Seeding Tips includes both factors to consider when determining seeding date and a to-do list for early seeders.

Canol@Fact: Elemental Sulphur for Canola ProductionElemental Sulphur for Canola Production

Elemental Sulphur for Canola Production walks through the basics of fertilizing canola with sulphur, the third most limiting nutrient on the Canadian prairies.

Canol@Fact: Factors Affecting Canola Survival from Seedling to 21 Days After Emergence Canol@Fact: Factors Affecting Canola Survival from Seedling to 21 Days After Emergence

Factors Affecting Canola Survival from Seedling to 21 Days after Emergence includes the 12 most important factors for young canola plants.

Canol@Fact: Fertilizer Placement in Direct Seeding: Side Banding or Mid-Row BandingFertilizer Placement in Direct Seeding

Fertilizer Placement in Direct Seeding: Side-Banding or Mid-row Banding examines the results of research on fertilizer placement at seeding.

Canol@Fact: Fertilizing Hybrids - How much is enough?Fertilizing Hybrids - How much is enough?

Fertilizing Hybrids – How much is enough? looks at research results showing hybrids respond differently to nitrogen fertilizer than open pollinated canola varieties.

Canol@Fact: Getting the most from on-farm grower canola trialsGetting the most from on-farm grower canola trials

Getting the most from on-farm grower canola trials explains how to benefit from performing on-farm canola production trials.

Canol@Fact: How many weeds are too many?How many weeds are too many?

How many weeds are too many? includes a comprehensive list of typical weeds and looks at weed control in terms of economic thresholds.

Canol@Fact: Insects In Your Stored Canola?Insects In Your Stored Canola?

Insects in Your Stored Canola? explains how to prevent insect infestations in stored canola and how to treat them – without using malathion!

Canol@Fact: Management practices to increase oil content in your canola cropManagement practices to increase oil content in your canola crop

Oil content matters! Implement these tips on your farm to aim for higher oil content in your canola crop.

Canol@Fact: Managing poor plant stands in canolaManaging poor plant stands in canola

Managing poor plant stands in canola explains the four key steps to effectively managing poor canola stands.

Canol@Fact: Managing your premium market canolaManaging your premium market canola

Managing your premium market canola and capturing additional profits for your farm.

Canol@Fact: Missing pods or blanks on the main stem! What could be the cause?Missing pods or blanks on the main stem! What could be the cause?

Missing pods or blanks on the main stem! What could be the cause? walks through all the possible causes for plant stress that might result in missing pods.

Canol@Fact: Plant Populations for ProfitabilityPlant Populations for Profitability

Plant Populations for Profitability looks at various seeding rates, the resulting plant populations and how a canola crop reacts to different plant stands.

Canol@Fact: Straight Combining Success Depends On Many VariablesStraight Combining Success Depends On Many Variables

Straight Combining Success Depends on Many Variables walks through the changing recommendations on canola harvest management.

Canol@Fact: Timing is critical to profitable weed control in canolaTiming is critical to profitable weed control in canola

Timing is critical to profitable weed control in canola looks at early weed control, how to reduce herbicide costs, and provides points for deciding when to spray.

Canol@Fact: Tips for assessing spring frost damage in canolaTips for assessing spring frost damage in canola

Tips for assessing spring frost damage in canola walks through the basics of determining whether canola plants can recover from spring frost.

Canol@Fact: Tips from the Air Drill Diagnostic Workshop 2006Tips from the Air Drill Diagnostic Workshop 2006

Tips from the Air Drill Diagnostic Workshop 2006 includes 11 general tips for growers to help ensure their seeding equipment produces good stands of small seeded crops such as canola.

Canol@Fact: Understanding Soil Test RecommendationsUnderstanding Soil Test Recommendations

Understanding Soil Test Recommendations shows how to use soil tests properly and follow them with common sense.

Canol@Fact: Understanding the maturing canola seed and the impact of frostUnderstanding the maturing canola seed and the impact of frost

Understanding the maturing canola seed and the impact of frost breaks down the various stages of canola seed development and looks at the effect of frost on that development.

 

Integrated Canola Management Fact Sheets

Developed through Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada with support of the Alberta Canola Producers Commission, the Canola Council of Canada, and the Alberta Crop Industry Development Fund.

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