Tag: canola

Federated Co-operative Limited creates JV for canola crush facility

Federated Co-operative Limited creates JV for canola crush facility

January 17, 2022 |

In Canada, Federated Co-operative Limited (FCL) has signed a memorandum of understanding to form a joint venture (JV) partnership with AGT Food and Ingredients Inc. (AGT Foods). The newly formed JV will look to construct a C$360 million canola crush facility. The partnership with AGT is a 51%-49% split, with FCL holding the majority ownership […]

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University of Saskatchewan researchers developing bioheat from canola meal pellets

University of Saskatchewan researchers developing bioheat from canola meal pellets

January 10, 2022 |

In Canada, after years of meticulous research, University of Saskatchewan researchers’ exploration of canola meal pellets as an eco-friendly alternative to coal and natural gas for both heat and energy is poised to move into its next phases – scaled-up pellet production and commercialization. In 2019, Canada produced over 18 million metric tons of canola […]

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Four-year canola research project will test canola crops for biofuel and food

Four-year canola research project will test canola crops for biofuel and food

October 31, 2021 |

In Texas, Texas A&M AgriLife research will soon evaluate the potential for canola as an alternative crop amid the West Texas region’s high-salinity water, limited irrigation and extended periods of dry weather and hopes canola production would fill demands in biofuel and food supply chains for livestock and humans. The four-year, $880,000 project is being […]

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Ceres to build $350M canola crushing facility in Saskatchewan

Ceres to build $350M canola crushing facility in Saskatchewan

May 25, 2021 |

In Canada, Ceres Global Ag Corp. will build a $350 million integrated canola processing facility in Northgate, Saskatchewan, to help meet the current and growing global demand for canola products. The state-of-the-art facility will have capacity to process 1.1 million metric tons of canola and refine over 500,000 metric tons of canola oil, for both […]

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Cargil to invest $350M in Saskatchewan canola crushing facility

Cargil to invest $350M in Saskatchewan canola crushing facility

April 27, 2021 |

In Canada, Cargill announced plans to break ground on a new canola processing facility in Regina, Saskatchewan, to support the growing global demand for canola products. The company expects to begin construction on the $350 million project, which will have a similar design to Cargill’s existing Camrose facility, early next year with plans to be […]

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Richardson International to double crushing at Saskatchewan canola plant

Richardson International to double crushing at Saskatchewan canola plant

March 24, 2021 |

In Canada, Richardson International Limited is announcing a significant investment in their canola crush plant in Yorkton, Saskatchewan. In addition to doubling its processing capacity to 2.2 million metric tons, the project will optimize operational efficiencies and modernize the facility to meet an ever-growing global demand for canola oil and canola meal products. When completed, […]

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Latest canola agronomic research now accessible via Canola Research Hub

Latest canola agronomic research now accessible via Canola Research Hub

January 31, 2021 |

In Canada, a new interface, the Canola Research Hub, is available as a knowledge transfer tool, designed to assist those in the canola industry in defining best management practices that can be put to use on the farm to improve canola yields and profitability. Reports and the ability to search findings from leading studies focused […]

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Yield10 Bioscience completes harvesting for field test program on camelina and canola

Yield10 Bioscience completes harvesting for field test program on camelina and canola

October 4, 2020 |

In Massachusetts, Yield10 Bioscience completed the harvest for its 2020 Field Test Program for Camelina and canola trials conducted in the United States and Canada. Yield10’s 2020 Field Test Program is designed to evaluate several novel traits in Camelina and canola, and the Company expects to begin reporting data from the field tests in the […]

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Captain Canola – Yield10 Biosciences one step closer to canola feedstock superhero

Captain Canola – Yield10 Biosciences one step closer to canola feedstock superhero

August 23, 2020 |

News just in from Yield10 Bioscience, Inc., a Massachusetts-based agricultural bioscience company, that they have obtained a positive response from USDA-APHIS’s Biotechnology Regulatory Services (BRS) for its CRISPR genome-edited trait C3007 in canola plant lines developed for increased oil content and now have plans for U.S. field tests in 2021. In today’s Digest, how does […]

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Advanced Biofuels Canada pushing for biodiesel demand to replace Chinese canola exports

Advanced Biofuels Canada pushing for biodiesel demand to replace Chinese canola exports

April 15, 2019 |

In Canada, Western Producer magazine reports that Advanced Biofuels Canada is calling for increased use of canola for biodiesel in an effort to reduce the negative impact resulting from China’s canola import ban. Achieving biodiesel mandates at the federal and provincial levels in 2017 would require 443,000 metric tons of seed but the Chinese used […]

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