A Grain World session called “What technology is going to shape the next 3-5 years?” described the following tech trends.
Europe grows a lot of B. napus oilseed rape (OSR) and OSR production tools are a big part of Agritechnica, the massive machinery show in Hanover, Germany. We went to see what new ideas and technology could possibly enhance our canola best management practices in Western Canada.
The Canola Research Hub at canolaresearch.ca is a user-interactive database with practical tools designed to return growers’ investment in agronomic research back to the farm. The Hub library currently incorporates over 100 agronomic studies and the annual Science Editions of Canola Digest.
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.
An update on the Canadian Centre for Food Integrity and the continuing quest to build more trust in Canadian farming and food.