Canola

Growers Advised to Check With Their Grain Buyer About Quinclorac Use in 2018

The Canola Council welcomes the recent decision of the Codex Committee on Pesticide Residues to advance for adoption the proposed maximum residue limit (MRL) for quinclorac in canola. While this is a positive step, to date, an international MRL at Codex is not yet formally adopted. The Codex Alimentarius Commission is expected to officially adopt the report of the Codex Committee on Pesticide Residues at its July 2018 meeting.

Look Out for Clubroot Galls in Canola Fields

The Canola Council of Canada is encouraging all canola growers in Western Canada to check their fields for clubroot after the recent discovery of a club-root infested field in northwest Saskatchewan and the expansion of the disease in Alberta.