The Editor's Desk

Full Circle

When Garry Thiel’s father grew rapeseed for the first time in the late 1940s, he straight combined the crop. Granted, this was Polish canola, which had better shatter tolerance than Argentine of the day, but I find it significant that the first inclination for early adopters like the Thiels was to cut and combine in...
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Variety decisions

Growers have many excellent varieties and traits to choose from. So which combination is best for your fields?

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Alberta Bulletin

The Alberta Canola Producers Commission is seeking four canola growers to serve as directors on the board of directors for a three-year term. This year, directors are needed in regions 2, 5, 8 and 11. Alberta Canola divides Alberta into 12 regions, with each region electing a producer director to represent the canola growers within...
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Saskatchewan Bulletin

Chris Holzapfel, Indian Head Agricultural Research Foundation, and William May, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Indian Head, just completed a SaskCanola-funded study called “Investigating wider row spacing in no-till canola: Implications for weed competition, response to nitrogen fertilizer, and seeding rate recommendations.” Project Summary: A multi-year study was initiated in 2013 at Indian Head to evaluate...
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