January 2023—Data, data everywhere but not a way to use it. That may be how farms feel when they consider combine yield maps, thumb drives, computer spreadsheets, notebooks (paper and phone) and wonder how to make better use of it all. Canola Digest asked its six panelists, how do you put your data to work? Melissa... Read More
November 2022—Our farmer panelists share their approaches to canola marketing: What signals and fundamentals do they watch for, how do they get market information, and whose advice do they follow? Melissa Damiani Bluffton, Alberta Melissa Damiani is honest about her marketing skills: “I have my strengths and passions when it comes to farming, but marketing is... Read More
September 2022—Canola Digest farmer panelists describe what cultivars they grew in 2022 and how they make their canola seed decisions. Breann and Bryce Moore LeRoy, Saskatchewan Breann and Bryce Moore operate Green Ash Acres and work off-farm jobs. Breann is a retail agronomist at Midway Co-op in LeRoy and Bryce is a professional agronomy consultant with... Read More
March 2022—The principles of Right fertilizer source applied at the Right place, Right time and Right rate – the 4Rs – improve nutrient use efficiency and are a Canola Council of Canada priority. How do these farmer panelists follow 4R on their farms? Leonard Waldner Lauder, Manitoba Leonard Waldner farms in sandy soils of the... Read More
Canola Digest asks its six farmer panelists: What trends in agriculture and food get you excited and what trends make you a little nervous?