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Clearfield Contracts for CANTERRA SEEDS Canola

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Nov 7, '18

CANTERRA SEEDS is excited to announce we have expanded our Clearfield® contracting opportunities for the upcoming season.

CS2500 CL and CS2200 CL can be contracted at Bunge and Viterra locations.

Learn more about these hybrids here - CS2500 CL, CS2200 CL

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Low Levels of Blackleg Can Rob 20% of Your Canola Yield

Posted by Shaan Tsai on Oct 25, '18

All canola growers are aware of blackleg but its impact can sometimes be under-estimated. Although genetic resistance and general understanding of the disease has improved in recent years, there were still some significant gaps that made it difficult to manage the disease with any precision. ‘Grow an ‘R’ rated variety and you should be fine’ used to be the best standard recommendation when it came to variety selection. Fortunately, now there are more tools that are available to growers that are better at keeping the disease in check, to realize even bigger gains.

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Tags: Disease, Canola

CS2000 Compared to L241C

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Oct 9, '18

Recently, InVigor canola sent a marketing piece to farmers in Western Canada. It looked like this:

Inside there are summaries of their Demonstration Strip Trial (DST) trials from 2017, including comparisons of CS2000, the clubroot resistant hybrid from CANTERRA SEEDS.

It's not surprising that BASF sees CS2000 as the hybrid to beat. It's been a top product in the clubroot region of Alberta since its launch. The combination of yield, maturity and unique disease resistance simply cannot be beat. 

But when we take a closer look at the yield data they included, we are concerned about the way CS2000 is being represented.

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Tags: Canola, Results

Swathing Canola: Understanding the 60% Seed Colour Change Rule

Posted by Shaan Tsai on Aug 1, '18

 

Canola harvest will be happening soon, and farmers are looking for ways to get as much of their crop in the bin as possible. The traditional approach to accomplish this has been to swath at 60% seed colour change (SCC). Any earlier, and you could lose yield, any later and you can also lose yield – seems like a pretty narrow window! But as many growers can attest, this 60% rule is more art than science. Read More

Tags: Agronomy, Canola

Announcing our new TruFlex Hybrid

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Jul 16, '18

Today, CANTERRA SEEDS is announcing plans to launch a TruFlex™ canola with Roundup Ready® Technology hybrid to the market for the 2019 growing season.

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Time to Start Scouting Canola Fields

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on May 25, '18
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Finding Your Optimal Canola Seeding Rate

Posted by Shaan Tsai on May 15, '18

It’s that time of year again where growers are brushing up on their agronomy to help increase yield, minimize costs and maximize ROI. One topic that many like to refresh on around this time is seeding rate.

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Tags: Seeding, Canola

The Importance of the Canola Performance Trials (CPT)

Posted by Shaan Tsai on Dec 18, '17

What are the Canola Performance Trials?

The CPT or Canola Performance Trials are a grower-funded, third-party testing initiative that’s regarded as one of the best sources for unbiased data on the most popular canola varieties on the market. The CPTs have been published for many years, and growers have made it known that they value this type of data and would like it to continue. In a 2015 survey, 90% of respondents said data from an independent third-party source was either somewhat or very important to them.

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Tags: Canola, Results

CS2300 IN THE 2017 Canola Performance Trial (CPT) 

Posted by Shaan Tsai on Dec 14, '17

The Canola Performance Trials (CPT) are run by the Canola Council of Canada, with support funding from the three provinical canola grower groups. They aim to provide unbiased performance data that reflects actual production practices, and comparative data on leading varieties and newly introduced varieties.

What do the 2017 CPT results say?

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Upgrade your yield with CS2300!

Posted by Shaan Tsai on Dec 4, '17

Ready for a bin-busting canola for 2018? Look no further than the new CS2300.

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