Over 60 people attended the landmark Canola Dialogue in Beijing, China in November. The meeting, the first of what could become an annual event, discussed market opportunities, import standards and the benefit of stable and open trade for Canadian canola into China.
Soy sauce is made with soymeal and cracked wheat. University of Winnipeg microbiologist Paul Holloway is testing whether canola meal can replace soy meal to make a similar umami-driven condiment.
With a change in machinery, Red River Valley farmer Brad Erb had to give up his time-of-seeding nitrogen banding. So he opted for the next best thing to reduce losses for his soil type: Fall banding.
Record canola acres are forecast to produce a record Canadian canola crop, edging closer to 20 million tonnes. Global demand for canola seed, oil and meal is taking all Canada can produce.