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Aug 30, 2018

Scott Warr and Markus Braaten sit down to discuss canola nutrition on today’s episode. Markus Braaten is the Canola Crop Manager at Yara North America and he answers some burning questions about the importance of canola in North America, how farmers can increase their yield, and the best places for growers to learn more.


Key Takeaways:

[0:55] Why is canola important to North America?

[3:15] Why did Yara decide to focus on canola?

[4:30] What types of products does Yara have available for canola growers?

[6:15] Markus explains some of the existing cultural practices for canola in North America.

[8:10] What type of yield can growers expect from a typical canola harvest?

[9:20] How are farmers successfully getting 2x their yield at the end of the year? What are they doing differently? 

[13:30] Before offering solutions, it’s important to understand where the grower is today and what some of the ‘missing pieces’ are in their journey.

[14:30] Markus offers advice for canola growers and the types of things they need to improve upon.

[16:10] Sometimes your maximum yield might not be your maximum profitable yield, so how can growers fix that?

[18:30] Where can growers go to learn more?


Mentioned in This Episode:

Markus on LinkedIn