Canola's biodiesel advantage

While economic and legislative issues affecting biodiesel have taken center stage, canola growers wait in the wings. They expect to play a greater role in the biodiesel scene, as issues relating to the economy, land use, and fuel mandates are resolved.

In 2009, before the rebound in oil prices last year, and in 2011, canola biodiesel suffered from the same economic pressures on the general biodiesel market.


Grow better durum

Developing durum varieties with improved disease resistance and superior milling and pasta quality is the goal of Dakota Growers Pasta Company, Inc. (DGPC).


Fields of amber

When wet weather patterns spawned disease in North Dakota’s traditional durum wheat country, many durum growers switched to hard red spring wheat.