Chile has summer during our winter, which gives seed companies a second season for field testing and production. And with so few canola acres in Chile, genetic lines stay pure.
For this new series, Canola Council of Canada agronomy specialists take a particular agronomy challenge and provide solutions, with consideration for risks and costs. In this case, Warren Ward looks at fall fertilizer applications as a way to meet canola nitrogen needs while stream-lining spring seeding operations.
Michael Boehlje, the Purdue University ag economics professor who looks well past normal retirement age, lectured — and I mean lectured — at CropConnect in Winnipeg earlier this year. With high energy and a high voice, he rattled off 10 ways farmers can respond to an economic downturn. When giving examples of things done wrong,... Read More
The Alberta Canola Producers Commission is seeking canola growers to serve as directors on the board of directors for a three-year term. This year, five directors are needed in regions 1, 4, 7, 10 and 12. Alberta Canola divides Alberta into 12 regions, with each region electing a producer director to represent the canola growers... Read More