Canadian Canola Growers Association

Exploring Possible Improvements to Producer Payment Protection

December 13, 2021Hub Article

​​​Ensuring farmers have the best possible producer payment protection is one of CCGA’s longstanding priorities. So when Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada launched a review of Canada’s Grain Act and asked stakeholders whether the Canadian Grain Commission’s Producer Payment Security program​ (known as the Safeguards for Grain Farmers Program) met the sector’s needs, we decided to take a deeper look.

Canola farmers told us they strongly support a mandatory program, but they also wanted to explore ways to improve the coverage predictability, cost, and transparency. The current program provides an important risk management function, protecting farmers against the risk of non-payment when a... (read more)

​​​Ensuring farmers have the best possible producer payment protection is one of CCGA’s longstanding priorities. So when Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada launched a review of Canada’s Grain Act and asked stakeholders whether the Canadian Grain Commission’s Producer Payment Security program​ (known as the Safeguards for Grain Farmers Program)... (read more)

Maximize Your Canola Grade in this Challenging Year

September 28, 2021Hub Article

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​This year, it's especially important to understand the quality of canola in your bins, as well as the official processes for determining grade and dockage. Severe weather events in 2021 have affected crop quality and caused extensive variability within fields and between fields in the same region. The more you know about the quality ... (read more)