Behind The Seeds | CANTERRA SEEDS

How to make your own canary seed "milk"

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Jun 15, '18

Canary seed, a cereal grain crop previously used as feed for caged and wild birds, was approved for human consumption by Health Canada in January of 2016. This was exciting news for Canadian growers who produce 65% of the world's canary seed.

Looking to give canary seed a try? Here's a homegrown recipe canary seed "milk" recipe from our seed growers - Ken and Lovane Clancy! They make canary seed beverage all the time and have it for breakfast or a healthy drink.

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Time to Start Scouting Canola Fields

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on May 25, '18
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Tags: Canola, Agronomy

Finding Your Optimal Canola Seeding Rate

Posted by Shaan Tsai on May 15, '18

It’s that time of year again where growers are brushing up on their agronomy to help increase yield, minimize costs and maximize ROI. One topic that many like to refresh on around this time is seeding rate.

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Tags: Canola, Seeding

Tips for Healthy Living During Seeding

Posted by Renee McMillan on May 8, '18

Spring is upon us and so are long hours in tractor and truck cabs. Here are some healthy living tips to keep in mind while heading back into the field.

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Tags: Seeding, Safety, Healthy Living

How to Make Sure Your Soybeans Get A Good Start

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Apr 30, '18

Similar to corn, soybeans need a good start to get a strong stand. Along with the field being “fit” for planting, the first 24 hours after being put in the ground are very important. Just like corn, soybeans can get chilling injury from a cold first drink of water, resulting in a reduced stand, and possibly needing to replant.

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Why waiting to plant corn may be your best strategy

Posted by PRIDE Seeds on Apr 23, '18

2018 feels like the winter that just won’t quit, and Western Canada, Ontario, Quebec and the Maritimes are all in the same boat it seems.

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Tags: Corn, Agronomy

Is it worth it to break the rules of PBR?

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Apr 18, '18

 

 

Plant Breeders’ Rights (PBR) have been in place in Canada for over 25 years – but ongoing education of the rules continues to be important. CANTERRA SEEDS and others in the industry, are committed to building awareness of PBR, and to enforcing the intellectual property rights of our breeding partners.

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Tags: Regulation, Education

10 Little Known Facts About Midge Tolerance

Posted by Cosmin Badea on Apr 2, '18
There is a lot of information available about midge tolerant wheat in Canada, variety performance, how to steward the trait, where and how to buy it, etc. Instead of providing you that same information, we dug deep to find 10 quick facts you may not know about this important trait.  Read More

Tags: Wheat, Pests

Canary Seed – Not Just "For the Birds" Anymore

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Mar 16, '18

Canary seed, a cereal grain crop previously used as feed for caged and wild birds, was recently approved for human consumption by Health Canada.

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Tags: Canary Seed

Field to Froth: Red Shed Malting shares what you need to know about malt barley

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Mar 14, '18

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.

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Tags: Barley, Beer, AAC Connect, Malt, Field to Froth