I don’t usually make New Year’s resolutions, but I have one specific work goal for this year: To increase Canola Watch subscriptions by 50 per cent. Canola Watch is an email update to address real issues – insects, diseases and more – found in canola fields across the Prairies. It comes out each week during... Read More
Tuesday, January 30 at 2:45PM – Hall F Edmonton Expo Centre at Northlands The AGM takes place during the FarmTech Conference. There is no charge to attend the AGM, and registration to FarmTech is not required to attend the AGM. AGM agenda includes: A review of the proposed amendments to Alberta Canola’s regulations. These amendments... Read More
Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) is a federal government program designed to encourage research and development through tax-based incentives. SaskCanola invests a significant amount of the producer levy contributions in research to manage new challenges farmers face in their fields. As a result of the research investment, SaskCanola is able to participate in this... Read More
“The visit with you was a highlight; the passion from the farmers as they talked to us about their work and environmental risks to arable farm land, the tractor ride and the amazing sunset.” —Louise Adongo A recent survey of Canadian urban dwellers found that the more recently someone has visited a working farm, the... Read More
Exploration of the canola root microbiome discovered that an abundance of Serratia bacteria in canola roots relates positively to canola yield. Could this bacteria become a yield-boosting inoculant?