Course enables producers on Canola this Thursday
In crop 2011, Brazil counted on 60 thousand hectares of area planted with Canola, this 35 thousand ha in Rio Grande do Sul only.
According to the agro-climatic zoning, from the second fortnight of April, the period indicated for Canola growth begins in the state of Rio Grande do Sul. Then, in order to prepare farmers, technicians, agronomists and, whoelse is interested in it, that ABRASCANOLA (Brazilian Association of Canola Producers), Sustainable Regional Desenvolvimento Group (DRS Biofuels) and Embrapa-Trigo promote the "VIº Course of Training and Broadcast of Technology on Canola Crop", this Thursday (03/15), in the auditorium of Embrapa-Trigo, in Passo Fundo/RS. The objective of the activity is to be an important forum for discussions and presentation of new technologies for canola, besides consolidating as an important technical-political event for the crop. The strengthening plan on canola productive chain, pesticides record, cases of success, market, fertilization, sowing and harvesting technologies, white mold control, among others issues Will be approached in the encounter, through lectures and panels.
To the vice-president of ABRASCANOLA and coordinator of the Improvement Sector of BSBIOS, agronomist Fábio Júnior Benin, this is an important moment. "With this course producers may acquire knowledge and update about canola and, this way they become more prepared for the crop growing," asserted Benin.
Canola is appropriate in the Southern regions of the country since it is an excellent winter crop and adequate for systems rotation. It is also indicated for the production of edible oils and biodiesel. "Another benefit producers obtain with canola is that BSBIOS, industry of biodiesel of Passo Fundo (RS), purchases all grains that were improved by the company, besides providing technical assistance to crops," he stated.
In the crop 2011, Brazil counted on 60 thousand hectares of area planted with Canola, this 35 thousand ha in Rio Grande do Sul only. BSBIOS was responsible for the improvement of 25 thousand ha in three states in the south of the country.
the Sixth Course of Training and Broadcast of Technology on Canola Crop is a promotion of ABRASCANOLA, Embrapa-Trigo and DRS Biofuels Group (Association of Agronomists of Passo Fundo; Banco do Brasil; CMDA; Emater; Embrapa Trigo; Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply-MAPA; Ministry of Agrarian Development-MDA; City Hall of Passo Fundo; Rural Workers Union of Passo Fundo, Rural Union of Passo Fundo and University of Passo Fundo). The event is sponsored by BSBIOS, Mosaic and Celena Alimentos, with the support of Advanta. The coordination of the event is of the researcher of Embrapa-Trigo, Gilberto O. Tomm. Those who are interested in it must subscribe at the venue for R$ 10,00 (ten reals), lunch included.