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Tags: oil and seed crops

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April 1, 2019

Description

Presents regional forecasts on the prices, yields, seed and fertilizer costs of various crops in Alberta. Users of this publication should be aware that there is a risk of over- or under-estimating costs and returns based on regional benchmarks and forecasts, and producers are advised not to base...


Views: 981
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January 1, 2019

Description

This publication provides information on cereal and oilseed variety performance within Alberta and northeastern British Columbia. Important agronomic characteristics are provided in tabular form for varieties of wheat, oat, barley, rye, triticale, flax and canola. Test results and updated tables...


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January 1, 2019

Description

This annual fact sheet contains information on pulse crop variety performance in Alberta and northeastern British Columbia. Important agronomic characteristics and disease resistance information are provided for varieties of field pea, chickpea, lentil, fababean, dry bean and soybean.


Views: 150
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March 22, 2017

Description

The land suitability rating system (LSRS) is a procedure for rating the suitability of land for agricultural spring-seeded small grains (and hardy oilseeds). The system is based on the soil–climate–landscape potential and is an improvement on the Canada Land Inventory (CLI) capability rating...


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December 1, 2016

Description

Corianderis an annual herb with a distinctive sweet citrus/mint/musty aroma that has been valued over the centuries. Green coriander has been called the most commonly used flavouring in the world due to its usage across the Middle East into all of southern Asia as well as in most parts of Latin...


Views: 54
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December 1, 2016

Description

Caraway is native to Europe, western Asia and northern Africa where people have used it as a spice for thousands of years. This fact sheet provides an overview of the properties and uses of caraway. Other topics covered include: growing caraway, including tips on seeding, fertilization, harvest...


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September 1, 2015

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This fact sheet contains current information about clubroot in canola and describes options for Canadian canola growers to prevent this disease from being introduced and becoming well established in their fields. Clubroot disease is a serious concern in Alberta. Understanding the disease cycle,...


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August 1, 2014

Description

The objective of the Clubroot Management Plan is to minimize yield losses due to clubroot and reduce the further spread and buildup of clubroot in canola, mustard and market garden vegetable fields in Alberta.


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January 1, 2014

Description

Many economic thresholds for insects attacking oilseed crops currently in use are nominal (i.e. unsupported by research). Some economic thresholds have been developed for major pests attacking crops in Western Canada. The following data have been compiled from various sources, including the...


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June 1, 2013

Description

Faba bean production in Alberta has been increasing due to new marketing opportunities, the availability of new varieties and the need for new pulse crops in rotations. Recent small plot research trials, conducted in south and central Alberta, have reported faba bean yields up to 10,575 kg ha-1...