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.

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

Hand touching soil in a field

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

aerial shot of canola field beside another crop

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.

canola seedlings

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

young farmer standing in field of canola

Economic Sustainabililty

Canola drives Canada’s economic engine, creating revenue, employment and investments that ripple through the economy as canola is developed, grown, processed and marketed to customers

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

Protecting the environment

The farm is our home and livelihood, but it’s also home to wildlife, insects, trees and birds. Farms have long been an important source of

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