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Wilf Woods | Canola comes to wheat country

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Canola oil production took a big jump with the opening of a $120 million plant in Warden this fall, and wheat growers in the Mansfield area are taking advantage of it.

Darold Wax, who owns wheatland up there, says his nephew has converted to canola production, along with many others in the northern Douglas County wheat belt.

Canola puts nutrients back in the soil, and as a rotation for wheat cuts the invasion of weeds. Canada is far ahead of…

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