Tag: Alberta Canola Producers Commission

Canola School Receives Three Year Partnership Renewal

(Picture Butte, AB) August 24, 2016 – RealAgriculture is excited to announce a three year renewal of the Canola School partnership with Alberta Canola, Sask Canola and Manitoba Canola Growers. This builds on the previous three-year agreement between the four partners. Canola School is an online agronomic educational series that assists growers in achieving higher… Read more »

We’re Gaining Ground; Now’s the Time to Tell Your Story

In the ongoing battle to make consumers more open to Canadian farmers’ use of technology, agriculture may finally be gaining some ground. That may be hard to believe, given the same old hackneyed arguments about GMOs and the like that keep surfacing. But CropLife President Ted Menzies told about 80 participants in a Farm Management… Read more »

Canola Groups Invest in Grain Entrapment Prevention

Canola grower groups from the three prairie provinces are partnering with the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association to raise awareness about the risks of grain entrapment. SaskCanola, the Manitoba Canola Growers Association and the Alberta Canola Producers Commission have agreed to each contribute $30,000 over three years to build mobile grain entrapment demonstration units for each… Read more »

Alberta Crop Commissions Call for More Consultation on Bill 6, Urge Farmers to Engage

Alberta’s crop commissions have joined forces in urging the provincial government to delay the implementation of its new farm safety and labour legislation to further consult with farmers. “The current government process is causing fear and uncertainty to grasp the industry. Farmers can provide good input and are the subject matter experts on what will… Read more »

ACPC Dropping Collection of Cash Prices Following Launch of PDQ Site

The Alberta Canola Producers Commission has decided it will no longer collect daily cash prices after the launch of the Alberta Wheat Commission’s prairie-wide grain price reporting website this week. The ACPC has compiled and posted regional grain cash prices and weekly feedgrain price reports since assuming responsibility from the Alberta Grains Council in October… Read more »

Get Ready For FarmTech 2013

2013 will be upon us before you know it and with that comes a great way to kick off the new year. FarmTech 2013 is one of Western Canada’s premiere agricultural events and a great place for producers to learn more about the industry. The three day event features 5 keynote speakers and over 30… Read more »

Canola School – Identifying Seedling Blight Pathogens in Your Canola Stand

Any type of disease that affects the seedling stage of canola has to be taken seriously. Seedling blight can be devastating to your canola crop before or after germination. Knowing what you’re looking for and how to deal with it can put you in a position to assess your risk and take action that can… Read more »

Alberta Canola Producers Commission Looking Out For More Producers Than Ever

The economic impact of canola is visibly obvious across Alberta. It has become a mainstay on many farms across the west as canola acres push above 20 million acres. Offering support to that large amount of acres is no small task, and trying to stay ahead of the curve on any potential issue that can… Read more »

Canola School: Diagnosing Nitrogen & Sulphur Deficiencies

RealAgriculture.com is teaming up with the Alberta Canola Producers Commission to bring you a brand new season of fresh, interesting and informative content through the Canola School. The first episode of the new season brings us to the CanoLAB 3D diagnostic training sessions in Edmonton, Alberta. The event was co-hosted by the Canola Council of… Read more »

Twitter Was Made for Farmers – Rick Taillieu

Farmers are starting to grasp the potential of social media. A growing interest has been shown by both the older and younger generation of farmer on how to use tools like twitter to their advantage and not just for their entertainment. Twitter in particular has gained ground in the agriculture industry for promotional use, social… Read more »

Don’t Miss on the FarmTech 2012 Early Bird Registration

FarmTech 2012 promises to be a much bigger, much better event than in previous years. Not only has the venue changed to the much larger Edmonton Expo Centre, but the agenda has expanded as well. The show will offer 60 concurrent sessions spread out over three days covering everything from technology and environment to agronomy and… Read more »