Expansion in port terminal handling capacity in Vancouver will improve Canada’s ability to service a growing Asian market and help the canola industry reach the seed, oil and meal export targets in its strategic plan.
Five influential experts from China’s livestock and aquaculture industry toured Canadian ports, processors, research centres and farms for the complete canola meal experience.
Manitoba Canola Growers initiated a project to cold-press canola from various parts of the province, discovering rich regional flavours. Six farmers have kept it going.
Who wants clubroot? Nobody. But is it the end of the world when it does arrive? No. The International Clubroot Workshop in Edmonton highlighted effective management steps and ongoing research to improve the on-farm approach to this widespread brassica disease.
Statistics provide a report card on agriculture acres by crop, production, profitability and trade. StatCan in partnership with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada are developing innovative ways to collect data without contacting farmers. This moves past a survey-first approach to reduce the burden on farm operators.