The following piece is from our sister publication, the Alberta Seed Guide.
Keep it Clean has released its 2023 Product Advisory to inform Canadian growers of potential market risks associated with certain crop protection products when used on some crops, an April 27 news release said.
“The Keep it Clean Product Advisory gives growers the information they need to ensure they’re growing market-ready crops,” Krista Zuzak, director of crop protection and production for Cereals Canada, said in the release. “Growers are encouraged to review this year’s Product Advisory and consult with their grain buyers prior to applying any crop protection products that have an advisory associated with them.”
Product/crop types included in the advisory this year include:
- Fluopyram — ‘no categorization’ for use on oats. ‘Do not use’ on malt barley and ‘be informed’ on barley.
- Tetraconazole — ‘not registered’ for use on oats. ‘Do not use’ on malt, food or feed barley
- Chlormequat — ‘be informed’ for use on feed, food and malt barley
- Glyphosate — ‘be informed’ for use on oats, wheat, barley, peas, green lentils, chickpeas, dry beans, and faba beans. ‘Do not use’ on malt barley.
- Saflufenacil — ‘not registered’ for use on oats. ‘Do not use’ on malt barley
- Sethoxydim — ‘be informed’ for use on lentils and chickpeas
- Chlorothalonil — ‘be informed’ for use on chickpeas. “Not registered’ for use on dry beans and faba beans.
- Glufosinate — ‘not registered’ for use on peas, lentils in Eastern Canada, chickpeas, dry beans in Western Canada and faba beans. ‘Be informed’ for use on dry beans in Eastern Canada.