What 80% Turned Looks Like — Tips for Desiccating Faba Beans
August 21, 2015
If you’re looking out over your faba bean crop and wondering whether or not it’s ready to desiccate, you’re not alone.
Desiccant timing for all pulse crops is tricky — too early and you risk destroying yield potential; too late and you’ve lost time, leaving the crop open to increased weathering losses. In this Pulse School video Robyne Bowness, pulse research scientist with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, scouts and stages this crop ahead of harvest.