There was a narrow window for planting winter canola in September 2019. Conditions for stand establishment varied across the state. What factors influence the survival of winter canola?
Maximize the benefits of topdress fertilizer applications to winter canola by following the proper guidelines. Producers should make topdress applications with consideration for the environmental conditions, nutrients needed, and application method. Learn more about this common practice from K-State's canola breeder, Mike Stamm.
Significant populations of army cutworm larvae have been reported in Kansas. Producers should begin scouting their wheat, alfalfa, and winter canola fields. More information on scouting and treatment thresholds are in this article from Extension Entomology.
The planting window for winter canola in Kansas arrives by early September. Learn about key points to ensure that plant development is optimized for surviving the extremes of the Kansas climate.
To maximize the yield potential of winter canola, producers should topdress with nitrogen, sulfur, and possibly boron in the winter. Producers should make topdress applications with consideration for environmental conditions, nutrients needed, and application method.
Winter survival of canola in Kansas is a complicated issue. Stand losses can be caused by one or more abiotic and biotic factors. Learn more about those factors and how to assess your winter canola stand in this article from K-State canola breeder Mike Stamm and farming systems specialist Ignacio Ciampitti.
Don't miss the Winter Canola Field Day scheduled for May 13 in Kingman County. The latest research, variety, and production information will be presented. This article provides all the details about this event.
The 2020 National Winter Canola Variety Trial results are now available. These trials evaluate the performance of released and experimental varieties, determine where these varieties are best adapted, and increase the visibility of winter canola across the United States.
Winter canola yields attained superior levels at testing sites in Kansas in 2021. Dense canopies, filled with an abundance of seed pods and flowering late into the growing season, were witnessed at multiple locations. Careful variety selection is very important for successful winter canola production.