Source: David Common and Melissa Mancini, CBC News, May 15, 2019

Chinese crop boycott means hard times for Canada’s massive canola industry

Toban Dyck picked the right crops this year — by accident.

Instead of seeding canola, the Winkler, Man., farmer is seeding wheat and soybeans. The pick was purely coincidental — he didn’t know when he bought his seed in the fall that a dispute with China would mean big problems for Canadian canola producers.

“Often these kinds of trade disruptions can last for years. I hope it’s not the case,” Dyck says.

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