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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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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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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

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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Tags: CANTERRA SEEDS News, Barley

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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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