March 2017 Issue - Canola Digest
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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Saskatchewan Bulletin

In 2016, SaskCanola launched the 30-minute documentary License to Farm, to highlight the facts behind common misconceptions about agriculture production in Canada. The goal of this  documentary is to inspire producers to engage in more conversations about food, build trust with their urban neighbours, and protect their social license to farm. Since the film launched,...
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Farmer Panel

Building leaders

A speaker presenting to a conference room full of people

Grower-run boards promote commodities, invest in research, influence policy and provide information to improve farm management. Growers benefit from these boards, but these boards need directors and leaders. These five growers attended canola leadership conferences. What did they learn?

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The history of canola

The Canola Council of Canada celebrates 50 years since the formation of the first industry association. Here are some highlights from the history of rapeseed and canola production in Canada.
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