Canola

National Sclerotinia Initiative

Goal: The National Sclerotinia Initiative was created to conduct a coordinated research strategy to minimize the devastating effects of Sclerotinia (white mold) on soybeans, canola, sunflowers, dry edible beans, and the pulse crop group consisting of dry peas, lentils, and chickpeas. Disease Background: Sclerotinia is a serious fungal disease that affects most broad leaf plants,...

Great Plains Canola Association – News Volume 1 – Number 1

Great Plains Canola Association News November 8, 2007 Volume 1 – Number 1 Welcome to the first informal email update on the newly formed Great Plains Canola Association (GPCA). You provided your email address to us as someone who was interested in the development and progress of the GPCA. The association was officially formed at...

U.S. Canola Production

The Northern Plains of North Dakota and Minnesota currently account for over 90% of the 1 million canola acres planted in the United States. However, improvements in winter canola varieties in recent years have spurred production in the Southern Great Plains centered in Oklahoma and Kansas, where 60,000 acres were planted for the 2006 crop...

Great Plains Canola Association News – Volume 2 – Number 1

Great Plains Canola Association News March 28, 2008 Volume 2 – Number 1 Welcome to the second email update of the Great Plains Canola Association (GPCA). If you would like a copy of the first update from November 1, 2007, hit reply to this email and I will email it to you, or you can...