The Editor's Desk

Event Horizon

Nobody likes to get beat over the head with “you should do this” messages. A large percentage of people don’t like to get told what to do at all or by any means: Beat over the head. Rap on the knuckles. Kid gloves. But how about subtle persuasion? Here is a series of memorable events...
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Feature

Gold rush: Canola oil content rising

The value of canola is derived from the percentage of oil in the seed, the quality of that oil and the percentage of protein in a tonne of meal. Through the Canadian Grain Commission Harvest Sample Program, we know that oil content is going up, quality remains well within canola standards and meal protein content is steady.

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The Editor's Desk

Royal family

Chuck Penner, in his canola outlook in this issue, forecasts Canadian canola acres at 23.75 million, another record for queen canola. Is this too many for long-term canola sustainability? Think back to 2014. The Canola Council of Canada launched its Keep It Coming strategy, with a target of 52 bu./ac. average yield and a production...
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