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Canola Watch provides practical and timely information for canola farmers in Canada. Subscribe to the agronomy email at https://www.canolawatch.org/signup/ and to our podcast at soundcloud.com/canolawatch. Follow us on Twitter @CanolaWatch

Canola Watch Jay Whetter

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Canola Watch provides practical and timely information for canola farmers in Canada. Subscribe to the agronomy email at https://www.canolawatch.org/signup/ and to our podcast at soundcloud.com/canolawatch. Follow us on Twitter @CanolaWatch

    5 tips to Keep It Clean – Ian Epp and Melissa Damiani – August 25, 2020

    5 tips to Keep It Clean – Ian Epp and Melissa Damiani – August 25, 2020

    Canola Council of Canada agronomy specialist Ian Epp and Alberta farmer Melissa Damiani help host Jay Whetter describe timely tips to produce a clean canola crop for export. Find all the tips at keepingitclean.ca.

    • 10 min
    Bertha armyworm – Shelley Barkley and James Tansey – July 29, 2020

    Bertha armyworm – Shelley Barkley and James Tansey – July 29, 2020

    Our guests are Shelley Barkley, insect survey technologist with Alberta Agriculture & Forestry, and James Tansey, provincial insect pest management specialist with the Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture. They joined our Canola Watch conference call this week to enhance our understanding of bertha armyworm risk assessment, scouting and thresholds.

    • 18 min
    Sclerotinia spray decision – Kelly Turkington and Dwayne Hegedus – July 8, 2020

    Sclerotinia spray decision – Kelly Turkington and Dwayne Hegedus – July 8, 2020

    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada research scientists Kelly Turkington and Dwayne Hegedus describe sclerotinia stem rot risk factors, spore-detection tools and spray timing. They shared these insights while participating in a Canola Watch conference call with the Canola Council of Canada agronomy team.

    • 17 min
    Rotation and clubroot – Cory Jacob and Keith Fournier – July 7, 2020

    Rotation and clubroot – Cory Jacob and Keith Fournier – July 7, 2020

    Cory Jacob, provincial specialist in oilseed crops for Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture, talks with SaskCanola director Keith Fournier about crop rotation, especially as it relates to clubroot managment. Jay Whetter comes in at the end with a description of the six-ingredient clubroot management recipe. Read lots more on this topic at clubroot.ca.

    • 18 min
    Fertilizer – Macronutrient deficiences – Lyle Cowell, Tom Jensen and Warren Ward – June 15, 2020

    Fertilizer – Macronutrient deficiences – Lyle Cowell, Tom Jensen and Warren Ward – June 15, 2020

    Host Jay Whetter talks with Lyle Cowell, manager of agronomy services with Nutrien, Tom Jensen, soil science and agronomist, and Warren Ward, agronomy specialist with the Canola Council of Canada, about nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium and sulphur deficiencies in canola.

    • 17 min
    Fertilizer – 4R nutrient stewardship – Lyle Cowell, Tom Jensen and Warren Ward – June 15, 2020

    Fertilizer – 4R nutrient stewardship – Lyle Cowell, Tom Jensen and Warren Ward – June 15, 2020

    Lyle Cowell, manager of agronomy services with Nutrien, Tom Jensen, soil science and agronomist, and Warren Ward, agronomy specialist with the Canola Council of Canada, talk with host Jay Whetter about 4R nutrient stewardship – and the benefits of getting an official designation. You can read more about the designation under the Nutrient Stewardship tab at fertilizercanada.ca. For more about the canola industry goals, search for “4R” and an infographic called “Canola’s sustainable future” at canoladigest.ca.

    • 14 min

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