Plant-based protein is a global growth market. With continued innovation, canola can piece together a higher value within human and animal diets.
Gene editing can make hybrid enhancements faster and more precise, and RNA interference provides a new pathway to refine pest management. Both can improve productivity, profitability and sustainability of canola, but commercial launch of any seed or spray needs to pass as-yet-untested regulations in Canada and in our customer countries.
As you head into the 2019 growing season, what one thing would you like to change in the business this year? Machinery? Logistics? Farm size? Crop rotation? Staff management? Canola Digest asked these four farmers for their thoughts.
Changes to the income tax rules have made it harder to benefit from the small business tax rates within a corporation, but incorporation can still have significant benefits over a sole proprietorship or partnership for many Canadian farms.