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May 19, 2011, 12:04 PM
NAMEME
Planted spring canola
Have 30 A. of spring canola drilled Easter Sunday. It is 8" rows planted notill now about 2" tall. The weather has been 'cold'. Will poat more later Carl


245T
October 10, 2011, 08:16 PM
PGBiodiesel
Hello NameMe,

Which corner of the state are you? And how did the canola turn out?
October 29, 2011, 08:48 PM
NAMEME
Hi PGBiodiesel; I live in north west Ia.& raised the crop sandy soil no.1 field done about 900 lbs no. 2 did about 1500 lbs.
The canola didn't have the best life going for the year. I was happy with the first time raising canola. Was planning to try winter conola, had 2.3" of rain early Aug. & none since. Had many combine harvest fires with hi winds this fall. [42+?] with in a 35 mile circle & 1 fire took a farm building site.


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