Farm profitability differences in Canfax’s Cow-Calf Cost of Production Network are stunning. Based on 2022 preliminary results, profits for the top third of the network’s benchmark farms averaged $487 per cow. Profits for the bottom two thirds averaged $29 per cow. “Those are the averages. A lot of farms in the bottom two thirds are... Read More
Alberta Canola is hosting four Grower Engagement Meetings across Alberta during November and December 2023. These meetings offer canola growers the opportunity to engage with Alberta Canola directors and staff to gain a deeper understanding of Alberta Canola’s activities, programs, and partnerships. You will hear about research investments, policy positions, advocacy initiatives, and our efforts... Read More
Funding: Saskatchewan Canola Development Commission, Alberta Wheat Commission, Prairie Oat Growers Association, Saskatchewan Flax Development Commission, Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission and Western Grains Research Foundation. Researchers: Fran Walley, Richard Farrell and Gazali Issah, University of Saskatchewan; John Heard, Manitoba Agriculture; and Lyle Cowell, Nutrien Ag Solutions. Published in March 2023, the report provides growers and... Read More
Bold leaders wanted: Help shape the future of canola Our vision is bold action for canola farmers. We are seeking nominations of Manitoba Canola Grower Association (MCGA) members to run for our board of directors in the 2023-24 election. Join a board of directors that is committed to driving success for Manitoba canola farmers through... Read More
The world’s airlines are hungry for sustainable aviation fuel, the key pathway to meet their net zero goals by 2050. Canola oil can be an important feedstock to get this new market sector flying.