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Camelina added to Canada’s 2014 cash advance program for growers

SASKATOON, Sept 29, 2014 – Camelina is being included for the first time in Canada’s Advance Payments Program (APP), commonly known as the cash advance program. Western Canadian farmers can apply for a pre-harvest cash advance on actual seeded acres of Camelina, or, after the crop is in the bin, for a post-harvest advance of up to $400,000. The cash ...
by David Roberts on September 30, 2014

Energizing Commercialization of Industrial Oilseed Crops

Rising oil prices and the increasing desire for environmentally friendly alternatives are driving demand for plant-based industrial oil products. Prairie Gold is an innovative $4.5 million project to develop the emerging industrial oilseed market in the Prairie region. Managed by Genome Prairie and funded through the Western Economic Partnership Agreement, Prairie Gold research aims to streamline regulatory processes and create ...
by David Roberts on June 13, 2014

Linnaeus Plant Sciences and DuPont Sign Technology License Agreement

SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN (Sept. 13, 2010) Linnaeus Plant Sciences Inc. has entered a licensing agreement with DuPont to use oil gene intellectual property, advanced gene technologies and biotechnology expertise developed by DuPont to accelerate development and commercialization of value-added Camelina oil. Camelina, a drought tolerant, non-food oil seed crop, has the potential to reduce global carbon dioxide emissions by offering renewable, ...
by David Roberts on March 01, 2014

New C$5M camelina oil development program led by Soy 20/20 and Linnaeus Plant Sciences

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, September 30, 2013   Bio-science innovators Linnaeus Plant Sciences and Soy 20/20 today begin a new phase in development of Camelina sativa as an environmentally sustainable high-value oilseed crop, with key support from the Government of Canada. Camelina, a drought-tolerant non-food industrial oilseed, can be used in the manufacture of a range of products beyond fuel, including green ...
by David Roberts on March 01, 2014