Update: Jim Everson provides remarks on ‘Navigating change through innovation’ at Canola Week

November 30, 2021 – CCC president Jim Everson presented the following speech on ‘Navigating change through innovation’ at the Canola Week virtual event this morning to attendees representing all links in the canola value chain. His presentation included a look at the state of the canola sector today, the opportunities and challenges ahead, and the importance of investment…

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New clubroot resource highlights importance of using CR cultivars early to keep spores low

October 5, 2021 – A new factsheet available at clubroot.ca helps distill the key practices to mitigate clubroot and maintain profitability, including growing clubroot-resistant (CR) cultivars responsibly on all canola acres.  In 2020, only 39 per cent of the canola cultivars grown in the Canadian Prairies were CR (Canadian Grain Commission, 2020). While CR will…

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Use soil tests to take advantage of a challenging year

September 27, 2021 – The principles of 4R nutrient management include a couple of jobs that could be done in the fall. One is soil testing – a relatively easy practice that doesn’t require a large investment. The other is fall banding of nitrogen – if fall application is part of your fertilizer system. Soil…

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New research demonstrates increased milk production and reduced greenhouse gas emissions when dairy cows are fed canola meal

September 22, 2021 – A recently published research project found that canola meal improves the environmental footprint of milk production – reducing methane emissions and nitrogen losses, along with a boost in milk production.  Published in the September 2021 issue of Journal of Dairy Science, “Diet supplementation with canola meal improves milk production, reduces enteric…

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Statement on 2021 federal election results

September 21, 2021 – The Canola Council of Canada (CCC) congratulates Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Party of Canada on their re-election. The CCC looks forward to working with the government and all parliamentarians to continue to grow the canola industry and the broader agricultural sector. “With a new Parliament comes a new…

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