March 2017 Issue - Canola Digest
Business Management

Position versus interest

In conflict, each side may have different and even opposite positions, but what is their interest? By asking ‘Why do you hold that position?’ or ‘What do you need?’, sides may find a resolution that benefits the long-term relationship.

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Alberta Bulletin

Thank you to the hardworking FarmTech committee for putting together yet another great event. We enjoy working with our fellow crop commissions to offer this dynamic event to our producers. From weather to agronomy to management to nutrition information, the diversity of information presented was vast and everyone walked away having learned many new things....
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Rail line running through a canola field

Read short follow-ups on past Canola Digest articles, including the top yield for the Canola 100 Agri-Prize and a federal rail transportation bill.

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Manitoba Bulletin

Canola a key ingredient in body care products When Adriana De Luca launched her line of all-natural body products in 1999, she did it armed with the soap-making skills she learned from her Nonna. Today, Tiber River Naturals, with nearly 400 home-based consultants, 60 employees and legions of raving fans across the country, continues to...
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The Editor's Desk

On Caring

It dawned on me recently that I had a warped view of “connection to the land”. I thought most people would feel a strong family connection to their farm. But really, most land a farmer owns or rents these days does not have a strong connection to family history. And lots of farm families are...
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