Research Tax Credit Letter for Farmers

Research Tax Credit Available for Manitoba Canola Growers

March 13, 2018 Producers are entitled to obtain a federal tax credit on canola check-off deductions that are used to support Research & Development. The government allows 80% of the total qualifying research investment to be claimed as eligible for the tax credit. For the Manitoba Canola Growers Association, only part of our R &

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Evaluation of OP lines and varieties for suitability for commercial production in Manitoba

Results Summary The full report is available at This chart summarizes the yield, oil and protein data over 2 years of trials for 8 OP varieties in comparison to 2 hybrid checks. Results show that yield of these OP varieties is an average of 25% lower than the hybrid checks. The highest yielding variety,

Canola Performance Trials – Summary Data

This booklet is designed to assist growers with the variety selection process by showcasing 2011 through 2016 small plot and field scale results from the Canola Performance Trials (CPT). It is laid out in a step-by-step format with many factors along the way for a grower or agronomist to consider and an industry member to showcase.

Evaluation of OP lines and varieties for suitability for commercial production in Manitoba

The Evaluation of OP lines and varieties for suitability for commercial production in Manitoba study consisted of evaluating 10 entries (8 OP varieties, plus 2 WCC/RRC checks) on 7 locations in 4 replications per location. Eight varieties were sourced from different breeders with interest in OP development. The inclusion of the WCC/RRC checks allowed a relative

Canola Performance Trials

The 2016 Canola Performance Trials are now available in the searchable database on the CPT online database and in the 2016 CPT booklet (prior to this only the 2016 small plot data was available on both the online database and in the booklet).  Canola Performance Trials (CPT) represent the next generation in variety evaluation for Western Canadian canola growers.

Spray To Swath Calculator

Find out how many days you need to leave between pesticide application and cutting. Our export customers have strict regulations on the types of trace residues they allow in canola. Pesticide residues in canola are detectable and tested. Protect the quality of your load and the Canadian canola industry by allowing enough time before harvest.

Edible and Non-Edible uses of Canola

This is a list of edible and non-edible uses of canola. Your students may find some items very surprising!

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Verticillium Wilt

Final Version – September 11, 2015 1 Verticillium wilt of canola  Advice on on-farm biosecurity and best management measures  Verticillium wilt, caused by Verticillium longisporum, is a soil-borne fungal disease, which primarily attacks canola and also other members of the family Brassicaceae. The disease can be spread through the movement of soil and seed that


Sclerotinia has become a yearly concern for most Manitoba canola growers. Many pencil in the potential cost of a fungicide treatment with the assumption it is probably going to be another risky year. Why? Manitoba tends to have the right weather (moderate temperatures and good moisture during flowering) that favour infection and development, as well

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Pest Surveillance Initiative

Pest Surveillance Initiative (PSI) is a project of the Manitoba Canola Growers Association and Manitoba Agriculture, with funding from the Growing Forward 2-Growing Actions program. A grower lead effort, the first project of the Initiative focuses on technologies for the detection of low concentrations of clubroot in Manitoba. Visit the PSI Website. Watch the video below for a tour