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From seed selection to delivery, on-farm practices can impact market access for all. Follow the Keep it Clean guidelines to ensure your crop is market ready and help protect Canada’s reputation as a trusted supplier of canola, cereals and pulses.

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Growers like you can protect your investment and help keep markets open for all by ensuring you always read and follow the label for all crop protection products. Off-label use is illegal and may result in unacceptable residues. To keep your crop ready for market – always Follow the Label.

Storing canola in a bin treated with malathion can put its marketability at risk. Malathion residue can linger in bins for months after treatment and can transfer to canola seed – do not use malathion to treat canola for storage or store canola in a bin that was treated with malathion in this growing season.

We have updated our 2021 Product Advisory to inform Canadian barley growers of market risks associated with using chlormequat (Manipulator) on barley for malt, food and feed, moving it from Green/Acceptable to Yellow/Be Informed. Growers are encouraged to confirm contract obligations and acceptance with your grain buyer before using chlormequat on all barley. There are no market restrictions for using chlormequat (Manipulator) on oats or wheat.