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[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

New Research Sheds Light on FHB Resistance Levels of AAC Cameron VB

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Jan 10, '17

The importance of comparing pre- and post-registration data for disease ratings. 

New research by Manitoba Agriculture shows FHB levels for AAC Cameron VB are the lowest among all the CWRS varieties tested.

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Tags: Wheat, Results, Disease

Midge Tolerant Wheat Investment Pays Off

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Jan 3, '17

Midge Tolerant Wheat is an innovation with a great return on investment. This finding comes from a cost-benefit analysis report prepared for Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC). According to program evaluation experts, Ference and Company, the net benefits of the Midge Tolerant Wheat innovation is approximately $456 million. 

 

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Tags: Wheat, Research & Development, Pests

What can you do to prevent Goss Wilt?

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Oct 5, '16

Goss's Wilt is showing up in Manitoba and Alberta. What can you do to stop the disease on your farm?

Goss’s Wilt is a bacterial disease in corn, caused by the bacterium, Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. Nebraskensis (CMN). It was first found in Nebraska in 1969, and has since spread across the corn-growing regions of the US. In the last decade, the disease has arrived in Canada.

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Tags: Disease, Corn

You have a part to play in keeping Canada's export markets open

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Aug 30, '16

The message from Cereals Canada and the Canola Council is clear - YOU have a part to play in keeping Canada's export markets open. 

Here are some guidelines you can closely follow so we can deliver on our commitments as an industry. To learn more, visit www.keepingitclean.ca

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David Hansen Named Chair of Cereals Canada

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Apr 19, '16

David Hansen is helping ensure a bright future for the Canadian cereals sector.

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Tags: CANTERRA SEEDS News

Canary seed, Not Just For The Birds, Anymore

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Feb 4, '16

Traditionally, canary seed in Canada has been used exclusively as birdseed. This changed in January, when Health Canada and the USDA approved the cereal crop for human consumption.

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Tags: CANTERRA SEEDS News, Canary Seed

My Top Five Reasons to Work At CANTERRA SEEDS

Posted by Page Newton on Oct 1, '15

Last week I received a call asking me to write a blog about what it’s like to be part of the CANTERRA SEEDS family. I am more than happy to share my experience with you!

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Tags: About us

CANTERRA SEEDS & Limagrain ANNOUNCE The Launch of Limagrain Cereals Research Canada

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Jul 30, '15

Limagrain Cereals Research Canada will harvest the best research, the most innovative technologies and the best germplasm from partnerships, new and existing, including Limagrain’s global resources, and deliver those benefits to the Western Canadian farmer.

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Getting The Facts on PBR

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Mar 16, '15

As of February 27, 2015, all new varieties granted Plant Breeders’ Rights (PBR) will be protected under Canada’s new Plant Breeders’ Rights legislation. As the industry adapts to the new regulations, there will be questions about what it really means, operationally, for various participants in the value chain. 

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Tags: Regulation