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...
Nufarm Americas, Inc. announced Cheetah Herbicide has received regulatory approval of amended label language. The updated label offers directions for the post-emergence application of Cheetah for weed control across several crops that contain glufosinate-resistant genetic traits, including soybeans, cotton,...
Source: Canola Council news release At the Canola Council of Canada's (CCC) Annual General Meeting earlier today, president Jim Everson presented the 2019 annual report: Partnership with Purpose. Everson reviewed the most pressing issues the canola industry faced in 2019...
Source: CanolaWatch news release Compare leading varieties based on days to maturity, lodging, height and yield with the Canola Performance Trials (CPT) online database at canolaperformancetrials.ca. Results from 2019 trials are now loaded into the system. These are based on...
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