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How Soybeans Varieties Are Named

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Nov 20, '17

Take some of the mystery out of all those zeros in your favourite soybean varieties. Join Dieter Schwarz as he answers the question you were too afraid to ask and watch as he details out the naming process for soybeans in Western Canada.

 

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AAC Connect Recommended for Malt

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Nov 17, '17

CANTERRA SEEDS is pleased to announce AAC Connect 2-Row malting barley has been added to the Canadian Malting Barley Technical Centre's (CMBTC) recommended list of malting barley varieties for the 2018/2019 season.

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Blackleg Labelling: An Intro to the New System

Posted by Shaan Tsai on Nov 1, '17

Recently, growers in Western Canada may have been noticing an increased incidence of blackleg appearing in their canola crops, even in varieties with an “R” rating. It is believed that some blackleg resistance genes are losing their effectiveness on the Prairies.

To help growers manage blackleg and reduce their risk for the disease, a new model has been developed to classify blackleg resistance. The new model is composed of two parts:

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Tags: Canola, Disease

AAC Cameron VB Added to Warburtons IP Program

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Oct 30, '17

The new CWRS from CANTERRA SEEDS has been added to Warburtons IP Program for the 2018 growing season on a market development basis.

AAC Cameron VB is a new, high yielding CWRS with resistance to the orange blossom wheat midge. It is higher yielding than Unity VB, with a significantly better lodging resistance. It has also been shown to have the lowest levels of FHB among CWRS vareities tested by Manitoba Agriculture. 

Find out more about AAC Cameron VB

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Tags: CANTERRA SEEDS News, Wheat

CANTERRA SEEDS Partners on Bushels for Broken Arrow Project

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Oct 26, '17

The following interview is with Lauren Wensley, Pedigreed Territory Manager for CANTERRA SEEDS in Saskatchewan.

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The Hidden Costs of Clubroot

Posted by Shaan Tsai on Oct 23, '17

The costs of managing the disease may be higher than you think.

Clubroot is top of mind for many growers these days, as the disease has recently been discovered in new areas including High Prairie, the Peace River Region of Alberta, and northwest of North Battleford. Prior to these discoveries, clubroot was mostly concentrated in north-central Alberta and parts of Manitoba. The footprint has steadily been spreading through the canola growing regions of Western Canada.

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Tags: Canola, Disease

Bunge Oilseed Contracts Now Available For CANTERRA SEEDS Canola

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Oct 16, '17

Non-GMO oilseed contracts are now available from Bunge.

CANTERRA SEEDS is very excited to partner with Bunge on their new Non-GMO Production Contract at Harrowby, MB, for the 2018/2019 season.

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Tags: CANTERRA SEEDS News, Canola

7 Tips for Broadcasting Canola

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on May 29, '17

Wet conditions in parts of Western Canada have prompted some growers to consider broadcasting their canola this year.

The recent Canola Watch article ‘Broadcast Seeding – May 17, 2017 Issue 8’ published by the Canola Council tackles this very circumstance and offers several tips for success.  

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Tags: Canola

PRIDE Seeds Tops Competitors in Grazing Trial

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Apr 21, '17

Grazing trials can be tough, so we're pleased to receive these third party results.

Grazing trials can be tough to do. Typically, these trials rely on anecdotal evidence to measure the performance of each corn hybrid, as opposed to scientific measurement. Statements like “the cows seem to like this one better,” or “they fed off this one longer,” are difficult to quantify. While we value all trials and the cooperators that run them, getting systematic, third party results helps verify the strength of the PRIDE Seeds products. 

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Tags: Results, Corn

[Infographic] CS Camden vs. AC Morgan

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Jan 24, '17

Growing oats this year? Here's what you need to know about these popular varieties.

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Tags: Infographic, Oats