Behind The Seeds | CANTERRA SEEDS

10 Little Known Facts About Midge Tolerance

Posted by Cosmin Badea on Apr 2, '18
There is a lot of information available about midge tolerant wheat in Canada, variety performance, how to steward the trait, where and how to buy it, etc. Instead of providing you that same information, we dug deep to find 10 quick facts you may not know about this important trait.  Read More

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Check out the Updated data - Research continues to Support strong FHB Resistance of AAC Cameron VB

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Mar 1, '18

Manitoba Agriculture has updated their research to include 2017 data. This research continues to support AAC Cameron VB having the lowest FHB levels among all CWRS varieties tested.

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The 5 Things You Need To Know About Changing Wheat Classes

Posted by Cosmin Badea on Feb 9, '18

Changes are happening to the wheat classification system and here is what you need to know prior to August 1st.

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5 Things That Can Ruin Your Plan to Use Saved Wheat Seed This Year

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Feb 2, '18

Every year farmers are faced with many decisions, including the decision to budget for the purchase of new Certified seed, or to allocate time, labour and resources to clean and re-use your own saved seed.

If you are still considering your options, here are 5 things that could ruin your plan to use saved wheat seed this year:

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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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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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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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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

new Winter Wheat Rated R to FHB

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Jul 22, '14

CANTERRA SEEDS recently announced that much anticipated launch of AC™ Emerson will occur in the fall of 2014, when Certified seed supplies are sufficient for a broad-scale introduction. The CWRW milling wheat has quickly gained notoriety as the first wheat of any class to be rated resistant to fusarium head blight (FHB), and is expected to be a game changer product for areas with high FHB pressure.

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