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Camelina meal fed to hens increases Omega3 content of eggs

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has approved Omega3-boosting Camelina cake for inclusion in feed for laying hens, reports the Western Producer. Researchers recently told the Western Canada Poultry Research Workshop that a market for Camelina meal could lead to one million to two million acres of Canadian farmland being dedicated to growing this promising oilseed. Camelina seed is one-third oil and …

Crop insurance benefits expanded for Camelina

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Establishment Benefit offered to Saskatchewan producers in 2016 SASKATOON, SK (March 3, 2016) – Smart Earth Seeds is pleased to report that Saskatchewan farmers are now entitled to an Establishment Benefit for Camelina under the provincial crop insurance program. Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation has included Camelina among crops that qualify for an Establishment Benefit under the 2016 insurance provisions. “An …