Behind The Seeds | CANTERRA SEEDS

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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Blackleg Labelling: An Intro to the New System

Posted by Shaan Tsai on Nov 1, '17

Recently, growers in Western Canada may have been noticing an increased incidence of blackleg appearing in their canola crops, even in varieties with an “R” rating. It is believed that some blackleg resistance genes are losing their effectiveness on the Prairies.

To help growers manage blackleg and reduce their risk for the disease, a new model has been developed to classify blackleg resistance. The new model is composed of two parts:

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Tags: Canola, Disease

The Hidden Costs of Clubroot

Posted by Shaan Tsai on Oct 23, '17

The costs of managing the disease may be higher than you think.

Clubroot is top of mind for many growers these days, as the disease has recently been discovered in new areas including High Prairie, the Peace River Region of Alberta, and northwest of North Battleford. Prior to these discoveries, clubroot was mostly concentrated in north-central Alberta and parts of Manitoba. The footprint has steadily been spreading through the canola growing regions of Western Canada.

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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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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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CS2000 Brings New Clubroot Resistance to Farmers

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Jan 21, '15

Earlier today, CANTERRA SEEDS officially launched CS2000, a new clubroot resistant hybrid. While there are a number of clubroot resistant hybrids currently on the market, CS2000 offers something completely new for growers.

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Tags: Canola, Disease

Straight Cutting Canola in the Peace

Posted by Sales Team on Nov 12, '14

Jesse Meyer is our Territory Manager in the Peace River. He gathered observations about straight cutting canola in the Peace this year from his own farm, and from discussions with customers. Please note CANTERRA SEEDS has not done analytical testing to measure the effectiveness of straight cutting vs. swathing CANTERRA 1990, and Jesse's comments are not meant as an official recommendation. 

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The Difference Between Hybrid and Open Pollinated Canola

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Aug 22, '14

There is an unbelievable amount of research, technology, and fascinating science that goes into the process of developing and producing canola varieties. After spending an hour talking hybrid production with our resident expert Duane, I could likely do an entire blog mini-series, (that after about 3 episodes would surely be cancelled) but here are some of the most important things to know about the differences between Open Pollinated and Hybrid Varieties.

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Tags: Canola