Farmer Panel

The money makers

Canola Digest asks its six farmer panelists to name their most profitable crop in 2023. Canola was at or near the top for many of them. We also ask what they can do to increase profits.

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The Editor's Desk

Positive vibes

German farmers cannot grow genetically-modified crops. They lost access to neonicotinoid seed treatments, and now nitrogen rates are restricted. European leaders have environmental and political reasons for all three decisions, but they come at a cost. One cost is yield. When agriculture strives for more efficient and sustainable use of arable land, agriculture can meet...
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Alberta Bulletin

Alberta Canola’s Annual General Meeting will be held in Grande Prairie as part of the Alberta Canola Conference on Wednesday January 24, 2024, from 10:30 am until noon. There is no charge to attend the Annual General Meeting or the Alberta Canola Conference. The Annual General Meeting will also be accessible online to growers and guests...
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Saskatchewan Bulletin

Optimum canola crop yield is directly related to vegetative ground cover, according to research by the University of Saskatchewan and the University of Manitoba. The study indicates that seeding rate and row spacing are key factors in maximizing vegetative ground cover which in turn maximizes the solar energy plants need for seed growth. “Think of...
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Manitoba Bulletin

When it comes to trying to foster an inclusive space, Mark Belmonte, a professor of biological sciences at the University of Manitoba (U of M), says it’s important for everybody to feel welcome. “I didn’t always feel welcome in schools when I was growing up,” Belmonte says. “It’s important for me to make sure people...
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