Farmers can get more yield from every acre of farmland by growing biotech canola compared to conventional varieties. Between 1996 and 2013, it increased farmers' yields by up to 12% per hectare, adding up to an extra 8 million tonnes of production.
Source: Brookes, Graham and Peter Barfoot. "Global income and production impacts of using GM crop technology 1996–2013." GM Crops & Food Vol. 6, Iss. 1, 2015.