Canola conditions are all over the board. Pioneer field agronomist Kristie Sundeen says the earliest fields have the best potential. For late-planted canola, this past week’s rain may have been too late. “Insect pressure is a lot worse in the fields that are at the end of flowering or early pod set. We have some fields being sprayed for Diamond Black Months and some are borderline, but throw in leaf beetles and grasshoppers in the same field you have three insects that are not at threshold, but technically, you are at threshold.” Ross Garrison, who operates North Border Seed at Rolla, North Dakota, says there is good potential for soybeans after the recent rain. “There’s also some pretty nice looking sunflowers in the area; the wheat looks better than I expected it to.” The Pioneer Agronomy Update came from Rolla on Tuesday. Watch on YouTube.
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