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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

Minister of Agriculture to Join Farmers at CanolaPALOOZA

Winnipeg, MB, June 19, 2017 – Portage la Prairie will welcome over 200 farmers, researchers agronomists, and Minister and Deputy Minister of Agriculture to take part in Manitoba’s second canolaPALOOZA event on Thursday June 22. Hosted by the Canola Council of Canada (CCC), Manitoba Canola Growers (MCGA) and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), participants will

Canola Council of Canada Names New President

April 18, 2017 – The Canola Council of Canada (CCC) is pleased to announce that Jim Everson will be the next CCC President. “Jim is a respected leader who brings significant industry vision, as well as understanding of the domestic and global issues and opportunities we face,” says David Dzisiak, Chair of the CCC Board of Directors.

2017 Online Application Form – High School Scholarship

The $1,000 scholarships are available to students who are from a farm that is a member of the Manitoba Canola Growers Association and are planning to attend post secondary education in any field within two years of graduating. Students will submit their applications, which will be judged by an independent panel, based on academic standing,

5th Annual CanoLAB will be in Dauphin.

Dauphin, Manitoba March 6, 2017 –CanoLAB is celebrating its fifth year with a change of location taking them to Dauphin’s Credit Union Place on March 15 and 16. The one-day hands-on workshop focuses on multiple areas of canola production.  “CanoLAB is an interactive and informal educational experience,” says Angela Brackenreed, agronomist with the Canola Council

A free trade agreement with China would increase canola exports and create jobs

Canola Council of Canada Press Release A free trade agreement with China would increase canola exports and create jobs March 6, 2017 – Friday’s federal government announcement seeking Canadian’s views on a free trade agreement with China is welcomed by the canola industry. An independent analysis commissioned by the Canola Council says that a free

Canola adds $4.2 billion to Manitoba’s economy

Canola Council of Canada Media Release Canola adds $4.2 billion to Manitoba’s economy   Winnipeg, March 2, 2017 – A new analysis released today shows that canola’s total annual impact on the Manitoba economy is now $4.2 billion, and that nearly 37,000 jobs and $1.5 million in wages in the province can be traced back

Canola: Growing Opportunity for Canada – Economic Graphics

Manitoba Canola Growers Association Elects New Executive

WINNIPEG, MB, February 16, 2017 – The Manitoba Canola Growers Association (MCGA) held their reorganizational meeting today and elected a new executive for the 2017/18 year. Chuck Fossay from Starbuck was re-elected president, Clayton Harder from Narol was re-elected vice president, Brian Chorney from East Selkirk was re-elected secretary and Curtis McRae from St. Andrews was