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Municipalities are working with producers to minimize the spread of clubroot, with some growers being asked to not grow canola for two years if the disease is found.

Municipalities on the front lines in clubroot war

Persuasion preferred, but no-grow orders are also being used

Municipal officials across the province are increasingly on guard in the ongoing war to slow the relentless spread of clubroot. It’s been 15 years since the pernicious soil-borne disease was first found in a canola field near Edmonton. The confirmed tally last year was 2,744 fields — but the true number is almost certainly higher. […] Read more