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NEWS: Corn and Soybean Farmers to Benefit from Partnership

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Jun 11, '19

For Immediate Release

June 11, 2019

WINNIPEG – Farmers in Western Canada will now have access to the PRIDE Seeds portfolio of hybrid corn, soybean seeds and agronomic resources only through the CANTERRA SEEDS retailer network in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta.

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Tags: CANTERRA SEEDS News, Soybeans, Corn

Countdown to Success Site Tours

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Jun 3, '19

Every year, CANTERRA SEEDS holds tours at our Success Sites, giving growers, retailers and industry representatives a chance to learn something new and see the top-quality products that CANTERRA SEEDS offers.

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Songs For The Seeder

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on May 16, '19

Seeding is underway in most parts of Western Canada. With long days ahead in the cab, CANTERRA SEEDS wants to make it a little bit more enjoyable with our 2019 "Songs for the Seeder" playlist! Listen to the playlist below now, or save it to your Spotify profile for another day.

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Don't Let Fusarium Upset Your Season

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on May 9, '19

Help maintain Canada’s reputation for quality cereals and protect your investments by taking a proactive approach to managing fusarium head blight (FHB) and the presence of mycotoxins, such as deoxynivalenol (DON), in your wheat, barley and oat crops.

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Tags: Barley, Wheat, Oats, Disease

Sulfur Important for Corn Production

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Apr 26, '19

Article provided by PRIDE Seeds.
Written by Drew Thompson, PRIDE Seeds Market Development Agronomist

The vast majority of producers understand the need/importance of sulfur for optimal corn yields, and most are targeting a ratio of 10-12:1 for N:S. This means that for every 10-12 lb/ac of N applied to their corn crop, they will aim to have 1 lb/ac of sulfur - so an N rate of 180 lb/ac would have 15-20 lb/ac of sulfur.

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Tags: Corn

Tank Mixing Herbicides: Investment or Expense?

Posted by Duane Briand on Apr 23, '19

Tank mixing herbicides for improved weed control and resistance management is an investment in crop yield and can lower future costs of weed control on your farm. In my experience, working with farmers for successful weed control includes a main herbicide with the addition of a herbicide tank-mix partner specific to the weeds in a field. The addition of a tank-mix partner improves weed control by additive benefit or synergistic benefit. An additive benefit is where the tank-mix partner controls weeds that are not controlled (or are only suppressed) by the main herbicide in the tank-mix. A synergistic benefit is where the control of a certain weed by the herbicide tank-mix is better than the control rating of either herbicide on its own.

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Tags: Education, Agronomy

Crush it - with clearfield canola!

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Apr 12, '19

Take advantage of high demand and premiums offered on CANTERRA SEEDS Clearfield® canola.

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

Learn more about these hybrids that rival any high yielding competitor out there - CS2500 CLCS2200 CL

Seed is in good supply. Find a dealer near you here - Seed locator.

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Phytophthora Root Rot in Soybeans

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Apr 11, '19

As we approach seeding season, it’s time for those growing soybeans to start thinking about keeping an eye out for soybean diseases, like Phytophthora root rot. The dry weather last year in many parts of Western Canada kept soybean diseases at bay, but it doesn’t mean that the threat isn’t there for 2019.

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Tags: Disease, Soybeans

Goss' Wilt in Manitoba: Everything You Need to Know

Posted by Jackie Dudgeon on Apr 3, '19

Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. Nebraskensis (CMN), which is a bit of a mouthful, is more commonly known as Goss’ Wilt. It was first discovered in Manitoba in 2009 near Roland, and in 2013 near Lethbridge and Taber, Alberta. In the next two decades, the bacteria that causes Goss’ Wilt is expected to be in almost every corn field in Western Canada. Unfortunately, the bacteria is hard to get rid of, but the damage it causes is preventable.

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Tags: Disease, Corn

Bushels of Praise for New Wheat Variety

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Mar 29, '19

This article was featured in the March 2019 issue of The Grain Exchange, a joint e-newsletter from the Alberta Wheat and Barley Commission. Written by: Geoff Geddes | Word Warrior

Whether launching a new wheat variety or a rocket, the process is similar: Spend years researching and planning, then cross your fingers and hope it takes off. As it turns out, the recent launch of AAC Crossfield by CANTERRA SEEDS in partnership with the Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) was not only successful; it was historic.

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Tags: CANTERRA SEEDS News, Wheat