Canola Watch poll — 2017 review Question Title * 1. How would you describe your canola yield for 2017? Better than average Average Worse than average Question Title * 2. What caused the most difficulty while trying to establish canola fields this year? Flea beetles Lack of moisture Too much moisture Last year's crop had to be harvested first Frost Weeds Seeding (machinery) errors Other (please specify) Question Title * 3. What was the greatest yield-limiting factor for canola this year? Flea beetles Insects other than flea beetles Lack of moisture Excess moisture Frost Reseeding Weeds Machinery errors Disease Hot temperatures Harvest losses Other What do you need to make it easier to manage this problem if it happens again? Question Title * 4. What insect was the most damaging to canola in your area this year? Flea beetles Lygus Diamondback moth Bertha armyworm Cabbage seedpod weevil Swede midge Thrips Grasshoppers No significant insect damage Other What tools or information would improve your management of this insect? Question Title Question Title * 5. Based on the table above and your crop assessments, did applied fertilizer meet canola needs this year? Yes Probably Maybe not No Were there any specific nutrients you think were short? Question Title * 6. By harvest time, what was your typical canola plant population per square foot? 2 or fewer 3-4 5-8 9 or more Question Title * 7. Did that plant population meet your target set at the beginning of the year? Yes No Question Title * 8. What best describes your location? Western Manitoba Eastern Manitoba Southeast Saskatchewan Northeast Saskatchewan Southwest Saskatchewan Northwest Saskatchewan South Alberta Central Alberta South Central Alberta North Peace Other Done. Thank you!