Canola Quick Bytes

A supplement to U.S. Canola Digest

NIFA Awards 3 Canola Research Grants

The National Institute for Food and Agriculture (NIFA) awarded three canola research grants through its Supplemental and Alternative Crops Program. The integrated canola research and extension projects will increase canola acreage in the Pacific Northwest through genetic and agronomic advancement, develop new winter canola varieties adapted for the Great Plains, and advance production and pest management of the crop in the Northern Plains. The University of Idaho, Kansas State University and North Dakota State University will conduct these research projects, respectively.

NCGA to Host 22nd Annual Canola Expo

The Northern Canola Growers Association (NCGA) will host its 22nd Annual Canola Expo in Langdon, N.D., on Tuesday, Dec. 3. Keynoter Elaine Kub, media commentator and author of “Mastering the Markets,” will speak about oilseed markets. NDSU Extension staff and a Canadian expert will discuss the latest on canola clubroot research. Beyond a trade show, the expo will include the NCGA annual membership meeting and NDSU pesticide re-certification.