Farmer Panel

Challenges to success

In response to this issue’s article, “7 strategies for success in today’s environment,” we asked four farmers about their biggest challenges to success and their strategies to overcome them.

Read More
Feature

What we know about straight combining canola

What we know about straight combining canola

Western Canadian researchers and canola growers are building a body of evidence and experience that will help those who want to try straight combining canola. This article describes practices that can reduce the risk.

Read More
The Editor's Desk

Full Circle

When Garry Thiel’s father grew rapeseed for the first time in the late 1940s, he straight combined the crop. Granted, this was Polish canola, which had better shatter tolerance than Argentine of the day, but I find it significant that the first inclination for early adopters like the Thiels was to cut and combine in...
Read More