Farmer Panel

Research assistance

March 2018—

Finding co-operators to help with trials is a necessary part of the Ultimate Canola Challenge and Canola Production Trials programs. These four farmers helped with the two programs in 2017, and explain why they did it, the work involved and what they learned from the experience.

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Farmer Panel

Tech for 2018

January 2018—

What tech will you buy in 2018? These five farmers share their plans for 2018, including their motivation for investing in that system or product. As a bonus, we also ask them: Do farms need to hire techies just like they hire agronomists?

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Farmer Panel

Challenges to success

November 2017—

In response to this issue’s article, “7 strategies for success in today’s environment,” we asked four farmers about their biggest challenges to success and their strategies to overcome them.

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Farmer Panel

50 Years of Growing Brassicas

September 2017—

These four farmers and their families have been involved in canola and rapeseed production for many years. They also have a deeper-than-average connection to the crop’s history in Canada. For more on the 50th anniversary of the Canola Council of Canada and it predecessor, the Rapeseed Association of Canada, visit canolahistory.ca.

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