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11 June 2012
Canada's New Food Safety Bill Expect to Open Export Markets
CANADA - The Canola Council of Canada (CCC) welcomed the introduction of the Safe Food for Canadians Act that will strengthen Canada's food safety system. ...
06 June 2012
Alberta Promotes Forage, Beef and Canola in UAE
CANADA - In May 2012, an Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development delegation visited the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to meet with key buyers of forage products, beef and canola oil, and to research...
04 June 2012
Monsanto Launches Biologicals Platform; Shares Global Plans
GLOBAL - Monsanto's pipeline offers rich growth layers beyond breeding and biotechnology that add incremental growth opportunities going forward, Chief Technology Officer Robb Fraley, Ph.D.,...
31 May 2012
Day Marks Importance of Honey Bee to B.C. Agriculture
CANADA - It has been estimated that up to one-third of the food we eat is the result of and dependent on pollination by honey bees....
25 May 2012
12 Tips for Better Spraying Results
CANADA - Growers have two key considerations when it comes to spraying — good coverage and drift management. A fine mist spray may provide better coverage of the target area, but this mist...
24 May 2012
Research to Boost Canola Yields in Australian High Rainfall Zone
AUSTRALIA - Canola cultivars and management practices that contribute to rapid early growth are the key to high yields in Western Australia's (WA) high rainfall cropping zone, according to new...
18 May 2012
Compensation Agreed for Stuttering US Canola Project
US - Biofuel producer and distributor Whole Energy Fuels (WEF) is to compensate Snohomish County, Washington State for services and goods it didn’t deliver for a canola project....
15 May 2012
Canada: Watch for Flea Beetles This Spring
CANADA - Once canola starts to emerge, start scouting for flea beetles. Flea beetles are now very active and present in emerged canola. Canola will emerge quickly with forecast temperatures...
02 May 2012
Economist: US Farm Bill Shifts to Risk Management, Reduces Overlap
ANALYSIS - Karl Zulauf, agricultural economist and professor at The Ohio State University, said with the elimination of direct payments, creation of ARC, and enhancements to crop insurance, the...
23 April 2012
First Approval Worldwide for New Seed Treatment
GLOBAL – The first regulatory approval worldwide has been granted to Bayer CropScience for its new fungicidal seed treatment solution EverGol (active ingredient: penflufen) in Canada. ...
19 April 2012
Record Canola Production Forecast for Canada
CANADA - The expectation that Canadian farmers will again seed a record amount of canola in 2012/2013 is forecast to boost Canada's total oilseed production (canola, soybeans and sunflowers)...
11 April 2012
Grain Farmers Hope to Plant Early
VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA - About three million hectares of broad acre crops like wheat, canola, and lentils are expected to be planted across Victoria this coming season....
10 April 2012
Canola Tours Scheduled for Kansas
US - Kansas farmers will have several opportunities to get a first-hand look at canola fields and research plots in Kansas during the Canola Field Tours scheduled this spring, said Mike Stamm,...
28 March 2012
Despite Ideal Planting Conditions, Australian Wheat Expected to Decline
AUSTRALIA - Despite near ideal planting conditions for the 2012/13 crop, area planted to wheat and barley is expected to decline relative to last year as growers shift production into canola...
26 March 2012
Abnormally Early Spring Melt Offers Opportunity to Plant Early
CANADA - A plant science instructor with the University of Manitoba is encouraging farmers to take advantage of this year's early spring melt by planting some of their more cold tolerant, less...
09 March 2012
Australian Grain Growers Produce Third Largest Crop on Record
AUSTRALIA - South Australia’s grain farmers have produced the third largest harvest on record, according to the latest PIRSA Crop and Pasture Report. ...
02 March 2012
Traders: China to Partly Lift Ban on Canola Imports
CHINA & CANADA - Chinese quarantine authorities will allow imports of Canadian canola by some selected crushers located in major growing areas, partially lifting a ban it imposed because of...
27 February 2012
Growers Urged Not to Grow Canola on Canola to Prevent Disease, Losses
AUSTRALIA - Canola growers throughout the southern cropping region are being urged to implement pre-sowing management strategies to prevent significant disease-inflicted crop losses this coming...
20 February 2012
EU Missing Out on GM Feed Opportunity
ANALYSIS - Is Europe's headstrong views on GM crops putting EU farmers at a competitive disadvantage, writes TheCropSite editor Charlotte Johnston ...
17 February 2012
Winter Canola Risk Management Schools Scheduled
US - A profitable new crop in Kansas is winter canola, said Mike Stamm, K-State Research and Extension canola breeder. Agronomists at K-State have been working hard in recent years to determine...
09 February 2012
Research to Open Canadian Canola Exports to China
CANADA & CHINA - Meeting this week, Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao agreed on joint research that aims to create a stable trading environment with China for Canadian...
08 February 2012
Biotech Crop Adoption Rising; Brazil Leads Growth
GLOBAL - Global adoption of biotech crop technology continues at unprecedented rates. During 2011, an additional 12 million hectares were planted representing an annual growth rate of 8 per cent...
07 February 2012
African Biofuels Sector Urge More Efficient Use of Crops
AFRICA - Tongaat Hulett CEO Peter Staude says small-scale farmers would have a better chance of succeeding if the government finalised the regulatory framework enabling independent players to...
21 December 2011
Biologicals: Crop Protection that's Greener than Your Crop
ANALYSIS - It's not often you hear about a truly new approach to protecting your crop that's also sustainable and safe to the environment, but use of a biological does just that - it protects...
12 December 2011
FMC Acquires Rovral® and Sportak® Fungicides From Bayer CropScience
GLOBAL - FMC Corporation announced that it has acquired Rovral iprodione and Sportak prochloraz fungicides from Bayer CropScience. The transaction includes the use of these two fungicide families...
08 December 2011
Australia Harvests Bumper Crop, But Quality A Concern
AUSTRALIA - Australia is harvesting more wheat, canola and barley than expected. The Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences released its December crop report on...
26 November 2011
IGC: Global Grain Export Prices Retreat
GLOBAL - After showing some strength in early November, global grain export prices were again in retreat, though with rice once more the exception. ...
25 November 2011
Further Growth for United Oilseeds
UK - United Oilseeds Producers Ltd has today announced a 6.4 per cent rise in pre-tax profits for the financial year to 30 June 2011 as a result of a 33.3 per cent increase in seed sales and...
22 November 2011
Canola Thrives on Pulse Stubble
CANADA - New research is showing that a previously discouraged rotation may actually outperform canola on cereal stubble. Just one year into the study, the work is filling the research gap on...
16 November 2011
Canola Meal Inclusion in Reformulation of Rations
CANADA - A swine nutritionist with the Prairie Swine Centre in Saskatoon says producers who boost the inclusion of canola meal in swine rations will need to adjust their formulations to account...
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