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Alignment

Citizens globally and governments expect agricultural producers to grow more food per acre of arable land and do so while preserving soil and water health, air quality, and biodiversity. This is what ‘sustainability’ has come to mean. The Canola Council of Canada (CCC) is guided by Keep It Coming 2025 (keepitcoming.ca), the strategic plan for...
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Canola’s Sustainable Future

Canola's Sustainable Future infographic

The canola industry is focused on the future. We know that we must not only increase yield, we must also be a partner in achieving society’s environmental goals. That’s why we have set bold environmental sustainability goals to accompany our 2025 production goals:

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The sustainability of higher yields

Increased production per acre can have trickle-down benefits for the farm economy and for the environment, as long as those higher yields are achieved through greater efficiency of inputs and care for the land.

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A good stand is the foundation for success

Pillar 1: Plant Establishment

A uniform early-established canola stand of six to eight plants per square foot can reduce pest management costs, allow for earlier harvest and improve yield compared to thinner, later and uneven stands.

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