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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

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

Check out the Updated data - Research continues to Support strong FHB Resistance of AAC Cameron VB

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Mar 1, '18

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.

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Tags: Wheat, Results, Disease

Why Fortenza/Stamina?

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Feb 13, '18

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.

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Tags: Disease, Corn, Pests

5 Things That Can Ruin Your Plan to Use Saved Wheat Seed This Year

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Feb 2, '18

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:

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Tags: Wheat, Education

The 5-Step Journey to Certified Wheat Seed

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Jan 24, '18

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?

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Tags: Wheat, Certified Seed

3 Examples of Certified Wheat Seed Boosting Your ROI

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Jan 18, '18

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.

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Tags: Wheat, Certified Seed

Certified seed available for first yellow-seeded canaryseed variety

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Jan 9, '18

This article is republished with permission from the Canaryseed Development Commission. For more information please visit www.canaryseed.ca

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Tags: Canary Seed

Feed Face-off: Corn vs. Barley

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Nov 28, '17

As a seed company, CANTERRA SEEDS has a full portfolio of pedigreed varieties including cereals, pulses and special crops, in addition to corn, soybeans and canola.

While we like to think of ourselves as a team, sometimes representatives from different parts of our portfolio differ in opinion on key items.

Take for example this recent debate on the merits of corn vs. barley as a feed.

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Tags: Barley, Corn