Ted Bilyea says the “worst case scenario” to manage emissions would be government restrictions that reduce agriculture productivity in Canada. Global demand for vegetable oil, for example, is not going down, so if Canada produces less “this would shift production to more damaging parts of the world,” says the chair of the Canadian Agri-food Policy... Read More
Farmer representation in four Alberta Canola regions Nominations for regionally elected farmer directors are now open in Alberta Canola’s regions 2, 5, 8 and 11. Ensuring farmer representation from all 12 regions of Alberta Canola is crucial for board discussions. When making decisions concerning government policy, regulation, research funding and other matters that directly influence... Read More
Farmers are invited to provide feedback to both Commissions through online survey. The Saskatchewan Canola Development Commission (SaskCanola) and Saskatchewan Flax Development Commission (SaskFlax) are considering amalgamation, which would see SaskCanola assume the mandate of SaskFlax for flax seed and straw, including research, advocacy, market development investments, and accompanying communications. As of January 2023, SaskCanola... Read More
Are you interested in becoming involved with a farmer funded, farmer focused organization? We are seeking nominations of MCGA members to run for our Board of Directors in the 2023-24 election. Our vision is bold action for canola farmers. Join a Board of Directors that is committed to driving success for Manitoba canola farmers through... Read More
Corn is about to get a lot shorter, which will improve efficiency and climate resilience. The canola industry has its own goals to make canola plants more tolerant of drought and heat.