Stable canola access to China welcomed

September 27, 2016 – Last week in Ottawa, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang announced that stable canola trade with China can continue until 2020. According to the agreement, canola trade can occur according to terms in place during August 2016, and measures to manage the risk of blackleg will be based

Bayer Monsanto Merger Serious Concern for Canola Farmers

Bayer Monsanto Merger Serious Concern for Canola Farmers The proposed merger between Bayer and Monsanto has the potential to significantly reduce competition and stifle innovation for canola farmers. Winnipeg, Manitoba – September 19, 2016   The recent announcement of a merger agreement between Bayer and Monsanto is a cause of serious concern to Canada’s canola farmers.

Quinclorac: What you need to know for 2016

During the 2015 growing season, some Manitoba canola producers used a product containing the active ingredient quinclorac in order to control cleavers. Quinclorac, while registered for use on canola in Canada, does not have maximum residue levels (MRLs) established in several key export markets. Leading into the 2016 growing season, Manitoba Canola Growers Association (MCGA)