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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

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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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