New federal clean fuel standards could lead to rising demand for canola oil

Jul 7, 2022 | 5:56am

New federal clean fuel regulations could lead to a growing market for Saskatchewan canola growers. The manager of biofuel policy at the Canadian Canola Growers Association, Steve Pratt, says the new regulations come into effect July 2023. He says biofuels like canola are expected to play an expanded role to lower the greenhouse gas emission […]

APAS welcomes third canola crushing plant for Regina

Jan 18, 2022 | 5:55am

APAS welcomes announcement of a third multi-million dollar canola crushing plant for Regina. Federated Co-op is building a renewable diesel plant, using canola. A joint venture with AGT Foods will see construction of a 360 million dollar, 1.1 million ton canola crushing plant. Outgoing APAS president Todd Lewis calls it great news for farmers. Lewis […]

City of Regina and Federated Co-op agree on land sale for biodiesel plant

Nov 4, 2021 | 2:54pm

A new biodiesel plant, which would bring about two billion dollars in total economic impact to the Regina area, is one step closer to being built after an agreement was reached between the city and Federated Co-Op on a land sale The Executive Committee voted 10-1 in favour of the land deal. City administration recommended […]