The GPCA was formed in July of 2007 by representatives from all sectors of the industry... growers, seed companies, processors, academia, exporters, crop protection companies and food manufacturers.
We have the shared goal of increasing acreage and consumption of canola in the Great Plains of the United States.
GPCA is a membership organization providing research support, industry news and information about canola programs and works to determine and implement a policy direction beneficial to the canola industry as a whole.
With each additional year of experience, growers increase their understanding of the benefits of growing canola in the Great Plains. Profitability is the name of the game.
Western Oklahoma State College JULY 26th 2012 (8am to 1pm) – Enid, Oklahoma Hoover Building at Fairgrounds JULY 31st 2012 (8am to 1pm) – Altus, Oklahoma Topics: Economics of Wheat / Canola Rotations Varieties / Insects and Disease Production Management OOC County Demonstrations Fertilizing Canola: In-furrow / pH Effects Insurance Grain Handlers Perspective...
Sholar comes to GPCA after having served for 3 decades as a Professor of Agronomy and Extension Agronomist at Oklahoma State University. He had statewide responsibility for extension programs in peanuts and soybeans and for coordinating interdisciplinary programs for oilseed crops.
Here is the current list of growers that have canola pushers available for custom work. This equipment pushes the canola over at 30 to 45 degrees (at approx. swathing time) and then the crop is straight cut the opposite direction it was pushed. Most have indicated that they could do custom pushing. Chris Bullis, Dover,...