Today, canola's role in helping reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions took another step forward, with the final rule to create a pathway for canola oil to be used in advanced biofuels under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program in...
Cargill Canada is selling its high oleic canola seed breeding business to Corteva Agrisciences, the companies confirmed this week to The Western Producer. The deal, which was expected to close on Oct. 31, will not affect Cargill's high oleic canola...
As of late August, Canadian canola production estimates vary. “The latest estimate from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada released August 22 is for an 18.4 million tonne crop, based on average yields,” says Neil Blue, provincial crops market analyst with Alberta...
Today the Canola Council of Canada (CCC) unveiled a new program offering financial support to help growers initiate or advance 4R Nutrient Stewardship on canola acres. The program, named Canola 4R Advantage, will reimburse growers for up to 85 per...
Producers in the north west region, including the Battlefords and Meadow Lake areas, experienced some stress from the recent hot spell. In its latest crop update for the period ending July 18, the province reported the heat and humidity was...
Even if 2021 canola production is adjusted somewhat higher, canola carryover will be extremely small. “Producers with any unpriced canola have been pleased and amazed by the continued price increases to record highs,” says Neil Blue, provincial crops market analyst...
“Canola prices have risen dramatically during the last year to all-time highs, with new crop November 2022 canola futures currently trading near $960/tonne,” says Neil Blue, provincial crops market analyst with Alberta Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Economic Development. “Continuing...
The Canola Council of Canada (CCC) and Canadian Canola Growers Association (CCGA) participated in a town hall discussion as an initial step to providing canola sector input into Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada's (AAFC) industry consultation for the fertilizer emissions...
Canola seedlings can withstand a considerable frost (-5 to -8 degrees C) if plants have become acclimatized following a few days of cold temperatures. However, canola seedlings growing under warm conditions will be tneder, and can be killed by...
The Canola Council of Canada (CCC) has released an updated Canola Innovation Strategy, outlining an aligned value chain vision, from farm to customer, for near-term innovations needed to do even more for our economy and our environment. The strategy...
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