Tag: Manitoba Canola Growers Association

Manitoba Canola Growers Association monitoring merger talks

When five provincial crop associations in Manitoba announced they had signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to merge earlier this week, there was one commodity group notably absent. The Manitoba Canola Growers Association has issued a statement, explaining why its board has decided to monitor the merger discussions, but not participate in the MOU. “Canola… Read more »

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 »

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 »

What Are You Waiting For? Now is the Time to Step Up, Thirtysomethings

I had the great pleasure of joining the Manitoba Canola Growers Association for its second Canola Leaders event held November 29 and 30, 2013, at Brandon, Manitoba. About 20 young farmers participated in two days of fun, networking and learning, with a heavy emphasis on the importance of food, understanding consumers, learning leadership skills and… Read more »