Canary seed, a cereal grain crop previously used as feed for caged and wild birds, was recently approved for human consumption by Health Canada.Read More
Red Shed Malting at Penhold, AB tells us about why juggling different hats is so important for them when it comes to selecting the right malt varieties for their operation.Read More
The recent Indian pea tariff is a source of deep consternation for some, and yet it is not surprising for others. Folks with the latter view point to the recent softening of demand for peas from India. For example, in 2015, 67.4% of India’s pea imports were of Canadian origin. In 2016, this number had dropped to 52.4%. Many point to recent favourable growing conditions in India that created larger domestic supply as the main cause for the tariff that has left many world sellers, especially those in Canada, shell-shocked.Read More
Manitoba Agriculture has updated their research to include 2017 data. This research continues to support AAC Cameron VB having the lowest FHB levels among all CWRS varieties tested.Read More
Our partners at PRIDE Seeds shared this post on the benefits of using the Fortenza® Maxim® Quattro with Stamina®(FMQ/S) package of insecticide and fungicides.Read More
Changes are happening to the wheat classification system and here is what you need to know prior to August 1st.Read More
Every year farmers are faced with many decisions, including the decision to budget for the purchase of new Certified seed, or to allocate time, labour and resources to clean and re-use your own saved seed.
If you are still considering your options, here are 5 things that could ruin your plan to use saved wheat seed this year:Read More
The concept of Certified seed is one that is understood by most farmers in Western Canada. But when asked to describe the 5-step journey to Certified wheat seed, can you name all of the steps?Read More
Every year many growers are faced with the decision whether or not to buy new wheat seed, or to go back to their bin. At first, it may seem as though going to the bin is the least expensive option. In fact, there are many ways that buying new Certified wheat seed can improve your ROI.
This article is republished with permission from the Canaryseed Development Commission. For more information please visit www.canaryseed.caRead More
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