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FarmShift:
Growing Oilseeds in Uncertain Times

Grower perspectives on changing practices, plans and expectations for canola and soybeans in western Canada

Final Report Now Available

October 3, 2019 (Winnipeg, MB)

The syndicated study, FarmShift: Growing Oilseeds in Uncertain Times investigates western Canadian grower perspectives on changing practices, plans and expectations for canola and soybeans in western Canada.

This study offers rich insight into growers’ perspectives on the future of canola and soybeans on their farms. Topics include:

  • Drivers, Barriers and trade-offs between canola and soybeans
  • Long term intentions and optimism
  • Usage of and intentions for using various herbicide tolerant systems and types of canola and soybeans
  • Areas where growers need help, and approaches to improving yield and profitability
  • Marginal price thresholds and other barriers to crop expansion
  • Priority areas for variety / hybrid development and disease issues

The syndicated study report is now available for purchase for $16,500.

This quantitative survey was fielded in July and early August 2019, providing an extremely timely window into current grower perspectives. The sample included 201 western Canadian soybean growers and 355 canola growers (with overlap for those who grow both crops).

Please click here for the study prospectus, which provides full details on the content of the report and methodology, and includes information on how to subscribe.

 


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