Lose the swath. Cut straight to harvest.

Straight cutting is a hot topic for many canola growers. In fact, it’s been estimated that 50% of canola acres in Canada will be straight cut by 2020.1 By eliminating that extra swath step, you can increase the speed and efficiency of your harvest. Plus, there’s more time for the crop to mature, leading to larger seeds and higher yields.

1 AgData, 2016.

You’ll know when the time is right.

Using a pre-harvest herbicide is key to a smooth, straight cut harvest. That’s why almost twice the number of growers now straight cut with a harvest aid.1 It speeds up crop and weed dry down to improve your field’s uniformity, cut back on green stems, produce cleaner samples and reduce seed moisture content. The key is application timing. Peel open pods on the main stem and check for 75% seed colour change. Apply too early and it could lead to smaller seeds and lower yields.

1 AgData, 2016.

Heat LQ

Applied pre-harvest with glyphosate, Heat® LQ herbicide speeds up crop and weed dry down to improve uniformity, harvestability and storability. Tank mixing provides exceptional control of broadleaf and perennial weeds, for a cleaner start next season. Suitable for all types of canola, including Clearfield®, Liberty Link® and Roundup Ready® varieties.

Bring the heat to your harvest.

See how Heat LQ delivers rapid dry down of both canola and weeds, improving your crop’s uniformity and harvestability.

  • Heat LQ vs untreated comparison
  • Heat LQ vs glyphosate comparison of canola
  • Heat LQ weed dry down 4-22 days after treatment
  • Canola dry down 12 to 17 days after application
  • Heat LQ vs glyphsate - grain moisture at harvest
  • Heat LQ vs untreated - canola dockage
  • Heat LQ and the benefits of straight cutting canola


Maximizing your canola production comes down to your pre-season and in-season decisions, and every one is an opportunity for higher yields. Discover how you can tackle leading production challenges at every stage of your canola crop, and turn Canada’s leading oilseed into high-yielding returns.

Ignite your harvest.

Find out more about Heat LQ for pre-harvest. Applied at the right stage, it delivers rapid dry down of both crops and weeds, leading to a faster, more efficient harvest.

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