Research Database

Manitoba Canola Growers works to fund, direct, develop and distribute practical, science-based research.

 

MCGA is strengthening its network of research collaborations, increasing the value for every research dollar. We are focused on building a better communication network with our members so the research results come back to the farm faster.

 

*This new research database will continue to be updated over time. Not all research funded by MCGA is archived on this page at this time.

Start year End Year Priority(ies) Title Researcher(s)
2015 2018 Agronomy Research, Insects Integrated approaches for flea beetle control – Economic thresholds, prediction models, landscape effects, and natural enemies Alejandro Costamagna - University of Manitoba, Barb Sharanowski - University of Central Florida; John Gavlovski - Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development; Rishi Burlakoti and Andy Nadler - Weather Innovations; Hector Carcamo - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Lethbridge; Jennifer Otani - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Beaverlodge; Tyler Wist - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Saskatoon
2020 2024 Agronomy Research, Insects Identifying Key Predators and Their Role in Canola Insect Pest Suppression Dr. Boyd Mori - University of Alberta, Dr. Carol Frost - University of Alberta, Dr. Hector Carcamo - AAFC (Lethbridge), Dr. Haley Catton - AAFC (Lethbridge), Jennifer Otani - AAFC (Beaverlodge)
2018 2023 Agronomy Research, Weeds Weeding Out Secondary Dormancy Potential from Volunteer Canola Sally Vail - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Saskatoon), Rob Gulden - University of Manitoba, Isobel Parkin - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Saskatoon), Steve Robinson - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Saskatoon), Steve Shirtliffe - University of Saskatchewan, Raju Soolanayakanahally - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Saskatoon), Belay Ayele - University of Manitoba
2014 2016 Agronomy Research, Weeds Can Harvest Weed Seed Management be Used to Control Kochia, Cleavers, and Wild Buckwheat? Steven Shirtliffe - University of Saskatchewan, Chris Willenborg - University of Saskatchewan
2018 2020 Animal Health Benefits of Canola Products Gut Health and Digestive Physiology of Nursery Pigs and Broiler Chickens fed Canola Coproducts-based Diets Tofuko Woyengo - South Dakota State University , Joy Scaria - South Dakota State University
2018 2022 Animal Health Benefits of Canola Products Canola Meal to Improve Efficiency and Sustainability of Dairy Production: Filling Knowledge Gaps Chaouki Benchaar - AAFC Sherbrooke Research Centre, Karen Beauchemin - AAFC Lethbridge Research and Development Centre, Fadi Hassanat - AAFC Sherbrooke Research Centre
2018 2023 Animal Health Benefits of Canola Products Understanding the Impacts of Canola Meal on Gut Microbiota and Potential Prebiotic Effect of Enzymatically-released Bioactive Fiber Components and the Long Term Effects of High Levels of Canola Meal Inclusion on Sow and Litter Performance Bogdan A. Slominksi - University of Manitoba, Martin Nyachoti - University of Manitoba, Anna Rogiewicz - University of Manitoba, Ethan Khafipour - University of Manitoba
2018 2023 Animal Health Benefits of Canola Products, Canola Meal Accurate Determination of the Contribution of Canola Meal to Metabolizable Protein Supply in Dairy Cows Daniel Ouellet - AAFC (Quebec), Hélѐne Lapierre - AAFC (Quebec), Pekka Huhtanen - Department of Agricultural Research for Northern Sweden, Édith Charbonneau - Université Laval
2018 2023 Animal Health Benefits of Canola Products, Canola Meal Evaluation of Canola Meal as Compared to Soybean Meal in Practical California Rations: Effects upon Long Term Lactational Performance, Reproductive Performance, and Metabolic Disease Peter H. Robinson - University of California (Davis), William Van Die - Cloverdale Dairy, Nadia Swanepoel - University of California (Davis)
2018 2023 Canola Oil, Human Health Benefits of Canola Products Green Extraction of Oil and Antioxidants from Canola Seed, and Functional Evaluation of Oil, Meal, Protein and Antioxidants from Novel Extraction in Comparison to Current Commercial Oil and Meal Martin Scanlon - University of Manitoba, John Shi - University of Guelph, John Lu - Lethbridge Research and Development Centre, Yachuan Zhang - Lethbridge Research and Development Centre, Jim House - University of Manitoba, Usha Thiyam-Hollander - University of Manitoba, Rick Green - POS BioSciences (John and Charlotte Cross BioSciences Centre)