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Western Canada's Canola Boom

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A plant that didn’t even exist a few decades ago is now King Canola, a supercrop that generates a high-protein cattle meal and a vegetable oil that’s highly coveted for its health benefits. In 2010, the plant was the most valuable cash crop in Canada, with $5.6-billion in farm sales. It bypassed wheat – with $3.5-billion – which, although enjoying a price surge recently, has often languished from low prices and shifting markets.

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Comment by Rocky Frisco
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That stuff is just Rapeseed. It's not new, it's an undesirable product that was renamed to make it seem desirable. It's NOT good for you. It's long-term effects are counter to health. This bad article with spurious reporting is what I have come to expect from Robert Klein's pseudo-science.

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