Monsanto opens expanded canola unit
Monsanto Canada has held a formal opening of its expanded DeKalb canola seed processing facility in Lethbridge, Alberta. The company has invested Can$14.7 million (US$14.4 million) in the expansion, which began in 2010 ( Agrow No 596, p 3). The facility handles all of Monsanto’s North American canola seed production. The company plans to launch its next-generation genetically modified glyphosate-tolerant TruFlex Roundup Ready canola (MON88302) in Canada in 2014 ( Agrow No 643, p 19).