Oklahoma Farm Report masthead graphic with wheat on the left and cattle on the right.
Howdy Neighbors!
Ron Hays, Director of Farm and Ranch Programming, Radio Oklahoma Ag Network  |  2401 Exchange Ave, Suite F, Oklahoma City, Ok 73108  |  (405) 601-9211

advertisements
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

Agricultural News


Canola TV-Canola Seed Availability and Selection with John Stotts

Tue, 21 Aug 2012 16:14:27 CDT

Canola TV-Canola Seed Availability and Selection with John Stotts



As the planting window for winter canola draws ever closer, John Stotts, seed and agronomy advisor for Winfield Solutions and Croplan, says it’s time for producers to be selecting their seed and booking their orders.

He says producers have been pleased with three canola varieties offered by his company:   HyClass 115W, HyClass 125W and HyClass154W.

“One-fifteen is probably the best for the first-time canola grower. It’s really forgiving. It tolerates low pHs where guys can’t afford to lime on rent ground, that kind of thing. You’re going to give up a little bit of yield potential.

“One-twenty-five is a little higher yielding, doesn’t handle no-till quite as well as 115.

“And then 154 is going to be seven, eight days later than the 115 and 125. It’s a full season maturity. I want to push it the latest we can on the planting window.

“So, if you’re starting in the middle of September, start with the 115 and 125. And the last day that you can, plant the 154.

Stotts suggests producers planting the hybrids pay close attention and limit their fall nitrogen applications.

“With those hybrids you have a lot more vigor. In the fall we want to limit that, so we push the planting date so late and we limit that fall nitrogen. Just put down enough to get it going, then top dress in the spring with the 154.”

Stotts estimated that the number of canola acres in Oklahoma may be double the number from last year. So far, he said, seed supplies are holding out, but stocks of Croplan’s HyClass115 are starting to get a little tight.

You can see today's conversation with John Stotts on CanolaTV by clicking on the play button in the video box below. CanolaTV is a service of PCOM, Producers Cooperative Oil Mill- click here to learn more about how they serve cotton and canola producers across the south.

Our YouTube channel has several dozen past episodes of CanolaTV, with a lot of great information about producing and marketing winter canola in the southern plains- click here to go there.







   

 

WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI

 


Top Agricultural News

  • Stay Ahead of Nematodes and Participate in BASF’s SCN Action Month  Fri, 15 Oct 2021 21:59:28 EDT
  • Oklahoma Grain Elevator Cash Bids as of 2 p.m. Friday, October 15, 2021  Fri, 15 Oct 2021 21:49:39 EDT
  • Friday, October 15, 2021, Market Wrap-Up with Justin Lewis  Fri, 15 Oct 2021 21:46:09 EDT
  • 2022 Edition Now Available of the NCBA Redbook   Fri, 15 Oct 2021 15:32:28 EDT
  • Congressman Frank Lucas and the Rest of the Oklahoma Delegation Call on Biden to Put American Energy First  Fri, 15 Oct 2021 13:02:04 EDT
  • USDA Designates Eight Oklahoma Counties as Primary Natural Disaster Areas  Fri, 15 Oct 2021 11:31:22 EDT
  • NCBA’s Kent Bacus Hopeful Biden Administration Will Pursue Deals Beneficial to US Beef Producers  Fri, 15 Oct 2021 10:10:35 EDT
  • Feeder Steers and Heifers Steady to Higher, Steer Calves Higher at Woodward Livestock on Thursday  Fri, 15 Oct 2021 05:26:37 EDT

  • More Headlines...

       

    Ron salutes our daily email sponsors!

    Oklahoma Beef council Oklahoma Ag Credit Oklahoma Farm Bureau National Livestock Credit Ag Mediation Program P&K Equipment Tulsa Farm Show Union Mutual Stillwater Milling Oklahoma Cattlemen's Association KIS FUTURES, INC.

       
       

    Search OklahomaFarmReport.com

    © 2008-2021 Oklahoma Farm Report
    Email Ron   |   Newsletter Signup   |    Current Spots   |    Program Links

    WebReady powered by WireReady® Inc.