A good stand of winter canola in mid-October, including an adequate population with some space between plants along the row.

Establishing winter canola

Look at herbicide history, soil type and planting date to get canola growing well

Reading Time: 5 minutes Winter canola seed sales have been strong and Ontario acres in 2020 are expected to be higher than ever before. Why it matters: While research on the crop has been limited, some recommendations are available, based on experience of the past few years and with spring canola in Ontario. Field selection Fields should have good […] Read more

Winter canola is becoming a more popular crop in southern Ontario.

Winter canola requires herbicide vigilance

Limited varieties are sensitive to herbicide carryover

Reading Time: 2 minutes Producers interested in growing winter canola should consider the herbicide history of their field, and the herbicide options open to them following winter wheat harvest. There are a number of restrictions, and some herbicide labels do not mention safety on canola. Only one winter canola variety is registered in Ontario and available to producers. It […] Read more