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PNW Canola Harvest in a Tough Spot
PNW Canola Harvest in a Tough Spot
PNW Canola Harvest in a Tough Spot
Amidst the amber waves of wheat changing to stubble, green corn leaves to brown, and the fields of potatoes and onions pulled from the ground, the golden crop of canola has changed to stems and is prepared for harvest as well.
Canola Growers Reminded To Order Seed Now
Canola Growers Reminded To Order Seed Now
Canola Growers Reminded To Order Seed Now
With warmer weather in the long-term forecast, growers are planning for the season ahead.  Karen Sowers, Executive Director of the Pacific Northwest Canola Association saw while canola seed is produced across much of the western Hemisphere; in the U.S., ...
PNW Canola Association Workshop Wednesday in Moscow
PNW Canola Association Workshop Wednesday in Moscow
PNW Canola Association Workshop Wednesday in Moscow
The Pacific Northwest Canola Association will hold their annual workshop Wednesday, January 25th, at the University Inn in Moscow, ID.  Karen Sowers, Executive Director of the PNWCA, said this year’s event will be slightly different, with several strong speakers and presenters in the morning, with the afternoon focused on more Q&A sessions.  She noted while c...
Canola’s Developer Has Concerns About Over-Planting
Canola’s Developer Has Concerns About Over-Planting
Canola’s Developer Has Concerns About Over-Planting
The Canola Week Conference has been an annual December event since 1970 and was held again last month in Saskatoon.  The conference founder, Dr. Keith Downey, was in attendance again this year.  Downey is known worldwide throughout the agriculture and agri-food industries as one of two research scientists behind the development of canola. Dr. Keit...
Value Of Washington Ag Increased Slightly In 2021
Value Of Washington Ag Increased Slightly In 2021
Value Of Washington Ag Increased Slightly In 2021
The value of Washington’s 2021 agricultural production totaled $10.2 billion, a slight increase from the 2020 figure.  According to NASS, the value of Washington’s crop production in 2021 was $7.21 billion, down 3% year-over-year.  Meanwhile, the...
PNW Canola Trying To Bounce Back After Challenging Weather Years
PNW Canola Trying To Bounce Back After Challenging Weather Years
PNW Canola Trying To Bounce Back After Challenging Weather Years
The canola crop in the Northwest is making a comeback after last year's drought.  PNW Canola reports 2022 yields were up from the previous drought year, but still lower than average.  It's not clear at this point why the crop is making a sluggish recovery, or whether it's a long-term impact from the two-year drought.  This past summer ...
U.S. Canola Growers Welcome EPA Proposal for Biofuels
U.S. Canola Growers Welcome EPA Proposal for Biofuels
U.S. Canola Growers Welcome EPA Proposal for Biofuels
Canola growers are welcoming the EPA's proposed determination that canola oil-derived renewable diesel and other newer biofuels qualify as advanced biofuels. Last week, the EPA, as part of the announcement of summertime E15 sales this year, proposed using canola oil-derived fuels under the Renewable Fuel Standard ...
Producers Interested In ARC, PLC Must Sign Up This Week
Producers Interested In ARC, PLC Must Sign Up This Week
Producers Interested In ARC, PLC Must Sign Up This Week
Tuesday, March 15th is an important deadline for producers when it comes to managing their risk. “We encourage them to make their elections and enrollments for our Ag Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage programs for the 2022 crop year, otherwise known as ARC and PLC," said FSA Administrator Zach Ducheneaux. "AR ...

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