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Canada reaping returns for canola experiment

Farmers are planting record acres of the oilseed, a crop that didn't exist about four decades ago

Production of canola will probably reach 18.75 million tonnes, the Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada said in a report.


IN the heart of Canada's bread basket, a Richardson International Ltd processing plant stands as a testament to what may be the country's most successful agricultural experiment.

Farmers across the Prairie Provinces are planting record acres of canola, a crop that didn't...

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