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Open Farm Day Features a Story of Canadian Innovation.

Winnipeg, MB September 12, 2017 — The Bruce D. Campbell Farm and Food Discovery Centre in partnership with the Manitoba Canola Growers are excited to announce a new exhibition on loan from the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum just in time for Open Farm Day.   Located only 15 minutes south of Winnipeg, the Farm

Call To Action: PMRA Decision on Lambda-cyhalothrin (aka Matador)

  On June 23rd, 2017, the Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) released its proposed re-evaluation decision for Lambda-cyhalothrin, an insecticide most commonly known as Matador, from Syngenta. Lambda-cyhalothrin is the most widely used foliar insecticide for canola and an important tool for farmers to grow safe and healthy food. It is used to control a

Manitoba Canola Growers Awards Five Scholarships

July 19, 2017 – Manitoba Canola Growers are proud to announce their 2017 high school scholarship winners.   Five $1000 scholarships have been awarded to these deserving students from across Manitoba. Naomi Best  Harding, MB She is planning to attend the University of Saskatchewan to take animal bioscience.   Kate Letexier Fisher Branch, MB She is

Delaney Ross Burtnack to Lead Manitoba Canola Growers as New Executive Director.

June 16, 2017 – Manitoba Canola Growers Association(MCGA) are excited to announce that Delaney Ross Burtnack will be joining their team effective July 31, 2017.  She will be taking over leadership of the organization from retiring Executive Director, Bill Ross. “Delaney is an experienced leader who understands the importance of providing value back to farmers.  Her

Job Posting: Administrative Assistant

Manitoba Canola Growers Association is looking to fill the position of Administrative Assistant, who, under the direction of the Finance & Office Manager, will primarily be responsible to maintain the ACCESS database by entering reports and generating mailing lists, and/or edit various forms of correspondence. This position will manage and administer inbound and outbound mail.  The Administrative

Merger Talks: Why Canola is Not at the Table

May 3, 2017 – Manitoba Canola Growers Association (MCGA) along with all the other commodity groups in Manitoba have been discussing ways to collaborate for the past three years.  As a board, MCGA has thoughtfully considered being part of a potential merger. At this time, the decision is not to participate in the current memorandum

Seeking Applications for Executive Director

Delaney Ross Burtnack to Lead Manitoba Canola Growers as New Executive Director

June 16, 2017 – Manitoba Canola Growers Association(MCGA) are excited to announce that Delaney Ross Burtnack will be joining their team effective July 31, 2017.  She will be taking over leadership of the organization from retiring Executive Director, Bill Ross. “Delaney is an experienced leader who understands the importance of providing value back to farmers.  Her background

Canada Agriculture and Food Museum Launches Canola: A Canadian Story of Innovation at the Canola Council of Canada’s Annual Convention

Canada Agriculture and Food Museum Release March 7, 2017 – The Canada Agriculture and Food Museum, along with several partners in the canola industry, is proud to announce that Canola: A Story of Canadian Innovation travelling display opened today at “Good As Gold,” the annual Convention of the Canola Council of Canada (CCC). Canola: A

Canada Agriculture and Food Museum Announces New Initiative on Canola

Canada Agriculture and Food Museum Press Release OTTAWA, Tuesday, December 6, 2016. The Canada Agriculture and Food Museum, along with several partners in the canola industry, is proud to announce the launch of a new exhibition that will highlight the science and innovation behind canola in time for canola’s 50th anniversary in 2017. Canola: A

The Canola Council of Canada applauds recent steps towards settling trade dispute with China

August 31, 2016 – Winnipeg – China’s Premier Li Keqiang and Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau have announced that Canadian canola can continue to be exported to China under the current regulatory regime while officials work to finalize a long-term solution to blackleg concerns in the days and weeks ahead. “This is a significant step