The Canadian canola industry’s Keep It Coming strategic plan, which set the goal of achieving an average yield of 52 bu./ac. to meet global market demand of 26 million tonnes by 2025, is at the halfway point.
A workshop conducted at the International Rapeseed Congress in 2019 brought together production and agronomic experts from a number of major rapeseed-producing countries, including Canada, Germany, France, U.K., Poland and Australia, to discuss agronomy issues in global canola production. Big issues include pests, pesticide regulations and more.
Our six panelists list the crops they grow and explain the decision to grow these crops and not other ones. We also asked about any recent changes to their crop list and the motivation behind that change.
Canadian Canola Growers Association started in 1984, when a group of canola farmers from Western Canada came together to give farmers access to the same financing program that had been available on cereal grains for many years.