With a fall canola stem count, canola growers can see if they hit their target stand. They can also enter their results at canolacounts.ca and help the CCC assess the plant stand situation across the Prairies.
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If four new canola processing plants announced earlier this year get built as planned, Canadian processors will have capacity to use 16-17 million tonnes of canola per year by 2025, up from around 11 million currently.
Global demand for plant-based oil and protein meal keeps growing, and Canadian canola has a good fit within these markets – as long as market access remains open.
Spring canola works well across the northern Ontario cropping area, but surprisingly good results for winter canola in southernmost parts of the province in 2020 should have more farmers taking a look at the crop.