Business Management

Brutal truths about farm communication

Inner conflict makes clear communication difficult, and when speaking about high stakes and complex matters, just about impossible. Effective communication in business starts with a clear understanding of where you want the business to go.

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Canola market snapshot – Lower supply

Lack of moisture hurt average Canadian canola yields in 2023. Statistics Canada, in its September estimate, put production at 17.4 million tonnes. Average for the previous five-years, which includes the 2021 drought year, is 18.6 million.

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Agronomy Insights

Do you want the best? Or the best for you?

Canola growers can increase yield and improve profitability with cultivars that suit local growing conditions, the specific farm system and challenges unique to each field. Use our decision tree to think through cultivar selection for 2024.

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Canola Research Hub

Loss range wider for auto-adjust combines

A PAMI survey of combine losses in 2022 looked at 22 combines, half with auto-adjust capabilities and half manual adjust. Average losses were similar, but auto-adjust combines had more variability in loss levels.

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