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December 12, 2018
The estimated area planted to Genetically Engineered (GE) crops in Canada was down 2 percent in 2018, due primarily to lower soybean area in the prairie provinces.
March 28, 2018
Under delivery of rail cars since September 2017 has disrupted agricultural commodity movement across the Canadian prairies.
March 20, 2018
Canadian area seeded to canola in marketing year 2017/18 exceeded area seeded to wheat for the first time ever.
October 27, 2017
FAS/Canada reflects on an exciting and busy year of marketing activities, including a host of events under the tasteU.S. brand.
March 27, 2017
Canada's oilseed production (canola, soybeans, and sunflowers) for 2017/2018 is forecast to rise modestly to 25.3 million metric tons (MMT), up one percent from 2016/2017....
December 13, 2016
Canadian planting of biotech crops is estimated at about 10.3 million hectares for 2016, flat from the previous year. The main biotech crops remain canola, corn and soybeans, with small amounts...
November 23, 2016
On November 3, 2016, the federal government announced the “Transportation 2030” strategy, which includes a plan to introduce legislation to advance a long-term agenda for a more transparent...
August 16, 2016
Canada has had a federal mandate requiring five percent of the national gasoline pool to be renewable (ethanol) and two percent renewable content in diesel fuel.
April 27, 2016
Canada's oilseed production for 2016/2017 is forecast to drop to 21.5 million metric tons (MMT), down 2.0 million tons from 2015/2016, mostly driven by lower canola production.
April 29, 2015
Province of Ontario on March 23, 2015, opened a public consultation period on a proposed regulatory change aimed at reducing the use of neonicotinoids (NNI) as seed treatments for corn and soybeans...
April 15, 2015
Canada's oilseed production (canola, soybeans and sunflowers) for 2015/2016 is forecast to increase a marginal two percent, assuming normal yields, to 22.1 million metric tons (MMT).
November 26, 2014
The Canadian renewable fuels industry is coming close to reaching its medium term domestic production capacity.
November 7, 2014
Statistics Canada puts the 2014/2015 wheat, barley, corn, and oat crop at 48.7 million metric tons (MMT), 26 percent below the previous year’s crop of 65.9 million metric tons.
June 28, 2013
Canadian biofuel production remains below what Post estimates is needed to meet federal standards. Limited production makes it unlikely Canada will become a major player in the global ethanol market.
March 22, 2013
Acreage is expected to decline but yields are forecast to return to normal for Canada's 2013 oilseeds crop, which should result in greater supplies.