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Detail

Area
Canada
Commodity Group
Oilseeds, oils and meals
Commodity
Rapeseed and soybeans
Date
01/07/2013
Policy Category
Production
Policy Instrument
Sector development assistance
Description
Supported R&D programs to enhance competitiveness and sustainability of the country's rapeseed and soybean industries.
Notes
CANADA – rapeseed/soybean R&D: New government funding will be made available to enhance the competitiveness and sustainability of the country’s rapeseed and soybean industries. The Canola Council of Canada and the Eastern Canada Oilseed Development Alliance will receive support under the AgriInnovation Program to conduct research on: new uses of rapeseed as animal feed; pest management and disease resistance; yield enhancement and stress resistance; economic and environmental sustainability; and market opportunities for food-grade soybeans.