The cost of canola seed has increased significantly over the past few years. ‘Based on the average yearly price, a farmer seeding canola at 5 pounds per acre will incur a per acre seed cost of $63 to $71 depending...
Source: Capital Press New and experienced canola growers can expect an “insatiable” market in the next decade, said Karen Sowers, executive director of the Pacific Northwest Canola Association. “It was already an attractive crop, especially compared to other commodities right now,”...
The Canola Council of Canada (CCC) sees potential in the federal government's proposed rules for the Clean Fuel Standard (CFS) released late last week. The CCC is pleased to see the CFS provides options for Canadian farmers' growing practices...
Major investments and an enhanced breeding strategy are producing tangible results in the Golden Harvest corn portfolio. New heights in bushels per acre arrive just as farmers seek new ways to maximize their profit potential in the 2021 growing...
Provincial crop analyst Neil Blue looks at the factors that have led to the recent rally. Blue says that, from a supply point of view, lower production of palm oil began to support those prices back in the spring. The...
Provincial crop analyst Neil Blue takes a look at what is happening with the canola market. “At about the halfway point of the growing season in late July, canola prices have been rising,” says Blue. “Drivers for the canola price...
Construction of Merit Functional Foods' 94,000-square foot production facility is well underway; Merit's facility will produce the world's highest purity and highest quality pea and canola protein. Several major project milestones have been completed or are in progress: the facility's...
Many Canadians might not have heard of Phil Thomas. But if you've ever cooked with canola oil, it might have been thanks to him. To farmers across the country and around the world, the death of 'Mr. Canola' - the man...
Provincial crop analyst Neil Blue looks at the factors that can affect commodity prices. “The main price determining factors for most commodities are supply and demand, and that is true for canola prices,” explains Blue. “Factors affecting the availability of crop...
Some Alberta producers may be seeing large numbers of beetles while combining canola fields this spring. Researchers would like to connect with farmers who are finding large numbers of ground beetles while combining their overwintered canola fields. One such report...
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