Behind The Seeds | CANTERRA SEEDS

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

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

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