When faced with feed shortages, farmers can look to field pea straw as an alternative feed source for cattle. Here…
Crop desiccation has become an increasingly hot topic. In part due to consumer demand for pesticide-free products, variable maximum residue limits (MRLs) across export markets and the negative spotlight on glyphosate.
It doesn’t mean desiccation is off-limits. But we need to understand the limitations of late-season herbicide. Especially when it comes to crops destined for human consumption, including field peas and dry edible beans.
Combine cleanout can be a time-consuming endeavour. It is a necessity in today’s world with food allergens, herbicide-resistance weeds and other potential pests such as soybean cyst nematode.
Getting a pea crop off can be slow and challenging, even for experienced growers. But improved genetics, the right equipment options and careful timing can make all the difference.
Good management in storage will help maintain the value of your crop.
This visual guide provides plant, seed and field view images of peas to help you correctly time field operations late in the season.
Pulse crop market restrictions and maximum residue level guidelines involving crop protection products.