Through a new user-friendly interface at canolaresearch.ca, the Canola Research Hub provides growers, agronomists and industry stakeholders with quick and easy access to a comprehensive database of canola agronomic research results. The Hub is a knowledge transfer tool – designed to share the latest canola research findings that can be put into action on the farm to improve canola yields and profitability.
The new platform makes it easy to access results through keyword searches or filtering results by funder, agronomic topic, project status or date. Users can access a full report, short summary or key finding on a specific project quickly, and easily share those results with colleagues or customers (via e-mail, Facebook or Twitter buttons). The Canola Research Hub also includes blog posts to help highlight timely content throughout the growing season including research behind recommended practices and research program updates.
The Canola Research Hub facilitates the pairing of scientific research with the expertise of those involved with canola production and the canola industry. The Hub assists in defining agronomic best management practices based on current scientific evidence which supports the production of sustainable and profitable canola in Canada.
The database currently features over 100 projects, funded through a variety of research programs and partnerships including provincial canola grower associations (Alberta Canola, SaskCanola and Manitoba Canola), Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and industry. Topics include integrated pest management, fertility management, plant establishment, harvest management and genetics.
Visit canolaresearch.ca to explore the functionality of the Canola Research Hub and take a deep dive into research results that can be put into action on the farm for the growing season ahead.
This advancement of the Canola Research Hub has been made possible through the support of the Canadian Agricultural Partnership and the canola industry, including Alberta Canola, SaskCanola, Manitoba Canola Growers and the Canola Council of Canada.