14 May 2010

May Canola Progress

Crop Sowing April 29.

Under close to ideal sowing conditions, the crop competition was sown at Longerenong on April 29.

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an inspection of challenge site by Mark Slatter, Sam Price and Rob Christie Wednesday May 11 showed:
· no insect damage, site is free of redlegs and grass hoppers
· no mice, we did bait with Mouse Off
· weed free
· slow/patchy germination due to drying soils
· plots have about 10-20plants /sqm
· site needs some rain!!!

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