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Canada has just under 90 million acres of cropland, according to the census*, and the Prairies account for most of them. That sounds like a lot, but we are small potatoes. The global cropland area is 3.8 billion acres, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). About 1.5 billion acres...
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Farmer Panel

Marketing strategy changes for 2022

Canola Digest asks its six farmer panelists how higher crop prices over the past year and how uncertain weather and productivity in 2021 might change their marketing strategies for 2022?

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Feature

How to increase yield with fertilizer

After a year of lower-than-average yields – including extremely disappointing yields in some areas – everyone wants an increase in 2022. More than that, they want to increase profitability, especially under weather stress. This article will talk about fertilizer practices that can increase profits, reduce risk and potentially increase yields.

This is the second article in a four-part yield series for the Canola Digest 2021-22 season.

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Feature

We will hear a lot more about nitrogen use efficiency

The Government of Canada hinted at a nitrogen policy in a broad-ranging report from last December. With the election out of the way, conversations on nitrogen use efficiency, as part of a large greenhouse gas reduction plan, will probably resume.

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