The Alberta Canola Producers Commission is seeking four canola growers to serve as directors on the Board of Directors for a 3-year term. This year, directors are needed in regions 1, 4, 7, and 10. Alberta Canola divides Alberta into 12 regions, with each region electing a producer director to represent the canola growers within... Read More
The Canadian recommendation is for farmers to grow clubroot-resistant (CR) varieties as part of a holistic clubroot farm management plan. The CR trait will prevent most infection, which will help to keep spore counts low in fields that already have lower counts. With fewer resting spores in the soil, the risk of building up new... Read More
Canola Eat Well director Ellen Pruden (left) and Manitoba Canola Growers director Curtis McRae (right) cook with Great Tastes of Manitoba host Dez Daniels. The CTV show celebrates 30 years. Great Tastes of Manitoba is a long-standing collaboration between commodity groups and the Manitoba Government. It’s the longest running cooking show in Canada. But it... Read More
Challenging harvest conditions or combine mismanagement can push canola harvest losses as high as 10 per cent of yield. This article will explain how to check for losses and how to set the combine to reduce losses.
If you want to know the grade of your canola going into delivery season, you can send samples to the Canadian Grain Commission’s Harvest Sample Program. As long as the sample is an accurate representation of the canola you’ll deliver, the extra knowledge could help when it comes to marketing.