As Alberta Canola’s first research director, I have enjoyed the opportunity to do a deep dive into all aspects of our research programs and partnerships driven by grower funding. Beginning with our Grower Engagement Meetings in the fall of 2021, I’ve been helping growers understand the partnerships and funding that drives Alberta Canola’s research program.... Read More
SASKCANOLA CO-FUNDS IMPORTANT RESEARCH on the management and study of weed populations, with a focus on weeds that are important to canola production. Several of these projects involve screening weed populations for baseline levels of resistance to several classes of herbicides. This screening provides useful knowledge for researchers to compare to future data and determine... Read More
Rasha Salih and Priyavashini Prakash, summer undergraduate supported by MITACS. Over the last year, Alberta Canola invested over $1.1 million toward 12 new projects representing approximately $3.6 million worth of research. Every $1 of farmer levy invested by Alberta Canola was matched by about $2.50 of investment by research partners and funding programs. Projects examining... Read More
In 2022, Manitoba Canola Growers launched a pilot on-farm research program to help farmers across the province fill the gap between traditional research results and the farm level experience. The program aims to provide applied, transferable research results to farmers to allow for the adoption of new and improved production practices by evaluating performance across... Read More
Clicks and searches are good indicators of interest. The Canola Encyclopedia at canolaencyclopedia.ca is the complete guide to growing canola in Canada, and this article has the top 10 most popular Canola Encyclopedia pages for 2022.