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Sustainably grown in Canada and in demand all over the world, canola is making a positive impact on our economy, in our environment, and in our communities across the country.

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Canola, a beekeeper’s dream

Concern around the health of our bee population has grown in recent years as we come to realize the impact of climate change on this

A world without canola

While the impacts and reach of canola are impressive, they can sometimes be difficult to truly understand or quantify. So, what if we looked at

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Improving soil and water health

Soil is an essential resource for agriculture, but summerfallow – cropland that is purposefully kept out of production during the growing season – is especially

Carbon reduction & sequestration

In addition to benefiting soil and water health, canola also helps reduce the amount of greenhouse gases (GHGs) in the atmosphere. Thanks to its potential

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Using land more efficiently

Land use efficiency is all about productivity per acre: generating more food from the same amount of land that is already being farmed.

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Reducing energy use

Less tilling means farmers make fewer passes over the field with tractors and tillage implements, reducing fuel and GHG emissions, and improving soil and water

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Protecting biodiversity

The Canadian Prairies have always been an important source for biodiversity, and the canola crop contributes significantly to maintaining biodiversity on the Prairie landscape.

Caring for our crops

Just like us, plants have basic needs that must be met for them to survive. We feed plants nutrients like nitrate and phosphate fertilizers to

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