The Alberta Canola Producers Commission has announced that Karla Bergstrom will be the next leader of Alberta Canola, beginning her role as executive director on May 16, 2022. Bergstrom has over 10 years of experience leading Alberta Canola in its legislative duty to advise governments on issues affecting canola farmers. She will build on key relationships with… Read More

Welcome to this Tuesday edition of RealAg Radio. On today’s show you’ll hear: A conversation between Kelvin Heppner and Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau. She’ll talk about what her top priorities are after being re-appointed as minister; Tim Criddle of SeedMaster joins us for a spotlight interview; Ward Toma, general manager of Alberta Canola,… Read More

There is very limited ability for producers to control canola oil content though management practices, largely because the final oil content is highly dependent on environmental conditions. Drought can affect a canola crop at any given stage during its growth, but it’s heat that’s the real culprit for a decrease in oil content this year…. Read More

Wednesday’s RealAg Radio show with host Shaun Haney features: Jessika Guse with the top ag news stories of the day; Ward Toma, of Alberta Canola, discusses what’s being done with canola shipments to China; and, Bill Greuel, CEO of Proteins Industries Canada, talks about the challenges and opportunities in expanding plant protein processing here in… Read More

 

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