The Plague of Clubroot on Canola Farmers

By Spencer Truscott, UofS Student I have grown up around grain farming all my life and there is nothing more disheartening than seeing your crop doing poorly and having no ability to change it. I am not talking about the effects of weather but the possible problem you could have …

The Cost of Australia’s GM Canola Moratorium

Originally posted September 20, 2016 With great pleasure SAIFood is re-posting this blog to announce the publication of the original researched used for this blog post. In January, GM Crops & Foods has published “The economic and environmental cost of delayed GM crop adoption: The case of australia’s GM canola moratorium” by Scott …

Blacklegged Canadian Canola

What China’s Restrictions Mean to Canadian Producers By Kalene Kammer, University of Saskatchewan student On September 1, 2016, Canadian canola producers prepared themselves for new dockage restrictions placed by China on exported canola. Dockage refers to the readily removable foreign material that is removed from grain in the cleaning process. Previously, …