The organizations representing Canadian canola growers and the canola industry are welcoming a pair of Health Canada decisions regarding two active ingredients found in seed treatments for canola and other crops. Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) released its final decisions following special reviews of the impact of clothianidin and thiamethoxam on aquatic insects… Read More

Happy Agronomic Monday! On today’s show with host Shaun Haney, you’ll hear: A 2020 canola outlook, and collaboration behind the scenes, with Curtis Rempel, Canola Council of Canada; Some of your feedback on our recent shows; and Peter “Wheat Pete” Johnson joins us for his farm show learnings, soil health in rotations, water holding capacity,… Read More

At the end of the day, canola growers and the industry that supports them all want the same thing —  to increase yields, profitability, and sustainability, and reduce production risk. Curtis Rempel, vice president of crop production and innovation for the Canola Council of Canada (CCC), couldn’t agree more, and he says it’s our agronomic practices… Read More

Around 375 agronomists, researchers and farmers were in Saskatoon this week for the inaugural “Canola Week.” Organized by the Canola Council of Canada and AgWest Bio, the conference combined the annual Canola Industry Meeting, Canola Innovation Day and the Canola Discovery Forum, with several dozen experts sharing their latest findings in canola agronomy, disease resistance,… Read More


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