Government Invests Strategically In Canola Sector
(The Bioenergy Site) Canada’s canola sector will benefit from a targeted research and development plan to promote the industry’s strategic growth. Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz announced support for the Canola Council of Canada in developing a coordinated strategic plan that will lead to greater profits for canola farmers and the industry.
…The investment of more than C$43,000 will allow the Canola Council of Canada to conduct extensive consultations with key partners in canola research and development to create a targeted plan for the improvement of canola germplasm based on the needs of producers, processors, and the market.
“Research is fundamental to our industry and to the profitability of our growers, but we need to make sure we get it right” said Canola Council of Canada president Patti Miller. “This funding will allow us to lead a collaborative effort to identify our research priorities and ensure that we are getting the best value from our future research investments.” READ MORE