The Alberta Canola research committee selects and funds projects that helps farmers succeed in growing canola, investigate new uses and health benefits of canola oil, and promote the use of canola meal in livestock feed rations.
* This database is being actively updated with research funded by the service charge paid by canola farmers in Alberta from 1994 to present.
The Alberta Canola Producers Commission has invested millions of dollars into agronomic research. The results from research are carefully integrated into all delivery platforms including presentations by the Canola Council’s agronomy specialists and integrated into:
The Canola Council of Canada coordinates many of the research projects that the Alberta Canola Producers Commission and our partners collaboratively fund.
Canola Research Hub
The Canola Council of Canada has developed the online Canola Research Hub that provides canola growers and agronomists unprecedented single point access to canola research.
Canola Science Digest
A special Science Issue of Canola Digest is mailed to all canola growers across the prairies in November.
Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) Tax Credit
Canola growers in Alberta that do not request a refund of their check off from the Alberta Canola Producers Commission qualify for a tax credit each year.
The Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) tax credit allows canola growers to claim the tax credit for that portion of the check off paid that was used to fund qualifying research.