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"Canola Digest" 09 2015 :Global effort for a common cause : Canola

The International Rapeseed Congress in Saskatoon attracted experts from around the world to provide updates on canola and rapeseed advancement. Here are some highlights. by Jay Whetter

UFOP announces in its press release : "15th IRC in Berlin in 2019"

Berlin, 10 July 2015. The Union for the Promotion of Oil and Protein Plants e.V. (UFOP) will be the host for the next International Rapeseed Congress in 2019 in Berlin.  

Fuels of the Future, Berlin, January 18-19, 2016

Being the highlight event for the European biofuel industry, the international conference “Fuels of the Future” at the same time serves as an important forum for discussing European an international politics on biofuel. The conference involves all relevant players on the market and aims at addressing the specific needs of the industry. In January 2016, again more than 500 participants are expected to attend, among them representatives of the primary materials production industry and of logistics, of the mineral oil industry, of automotive engineering and the automotive industry, biofuel producers, auditors and environmental experts, as well as representatives from politics, certi­fication systems, science and research. To interested companies and associations the conference offers…

5th International Symposium on Biofumigation, Harper Adams University, Newport, UK Sept 9-12, 2014

The conference covered the following topics:

New technologies surrounding the biofumigation technique


In memory of Dr James Daun

April 9, 2014 : we are very sorry to hear that "After a life richly blessed and generously lived, Dr James Daun succumbed to cancer on April 4, 2014."Jim Daun joined GCIRC in 1989 and became Honorary Member after receiving the Eminent Scientist Award in Wuhan, PR China in March 2007.  

* Feb.10, 2014 Survey on ‘oilseed Brassica Genetics Research worldwide: Past & Future’

Request from Dr Michel Renard