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Canola

Overview

Canola is an alternative winter crop that is well suited to Georgia growing conditions. It was produced commercially in the Southeast during the mid-1990s. Development of biofuels has renewed interest in commercial production of canola in Georgia.

Publications

Commercial and Professional Publications

To see a full list of publications, visit the Extension Publications site.

News

For the latest news about Extension, visit Georgia FACES. News you can use about Georgia family, agricultural, consumer and environmental sciences.

Websites

UGA-affiliated sites

  • Canola
    Site providing an overview of canola in Georgia, as well as links to a production guide, growth stage information, statewide variety testing, pest management, and other related links.
  • Canola Performance Tests
    Research report, divided into sections, for a series of canola performance tests conducted in 1999-2000 at the Georgia Agricultural Experiment Station.
  • Impact Statements: Canola
    Descriptions of Extension efforts to improve knowledge and practices related to canola.

External sites

  • Canola Info
    An information source on canola oil that features information regarding health and nutrition, recipes, chefs using canola oil, the food industry, news and events, downloads and resources, and contact information.
  • U.S. Canola Association
    A non-profit commodity organization whose mission is to increase domestic canola production to meet a growing demand for healthy oil. The site provides information about research, crop production, government affairs, nutrition and cooking, biodiesel, and recent news.