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2017 Canola Performance Trial Results

Canola Performance Trials (CPT) represent the next generation in variety evaluation for western Canadian canola growers. The trials provide: • Relevant, unbiased and timely performance data that reflects actual production practices. • Comparative data on leading varieties and newly introduced varieties. The CPT system includes both small plot and large field scale trials. Results in

Resolution Deadlines and Guidelines

Are you interested in submitting a resolution to our Annual General Meeting? All resolutions must be submitted to the Manitoba Canola Growers office by January 19, 2018 by 4:30 pm. Forms can be faxed to (204)942-1841 or Emailed to: delaney@canolagrowers.com Guidelines for Submission of Resolutions

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