Grand Forks, North Dakota – Canola is one of my favorite crops to harvest. We’ve been blessed with several beautiful days here in North Dakota to cut canola. We use pickup headers to pick up swaths of canola but this year we are straight cutting every acre and the pickup headers have stayed in the shed. It’s been hot and dry and the canola fields were sprayed prior to harvest.
Yields typically average 50 to 70 bushels per acre which is 2,500-3,500 pounds per acre or more. Canola seeds are small and round with approximately 90,000 to 115,000 seeds per pound. The
Janel Schemper – Schemper Harvesting