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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 and Viterra 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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Tags: CANTERRA SEEDS News, Canola, clearfield

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

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

Shareholder Highlight - Meet Carl Huvenaars

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Mar 21, '19

Page Newton, Territory Manager for southern Alberta, dropped in on CANTERRA SEEDS shareholder Carl Huvenaars for our first Shareholder Highlight. Watch the video to meet Carl and learn a little bit more about his business!

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Tags: About us

5 Simple Tips from Keep it Clean! Help Keep Crops Ready for Market

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Mar 12, '19

Canadian growers work hard to produce crops to the highest standard to meet the expectations of customers around the world. The Canola Council of Canada and Cereals Canada are reminding growers to protect that reputation and quality by following these 5 Simple Tips during the growing season to ensure your crops are ready for domestic and international markets.

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Tags: Regulation

Limagrain Cereals Research Canada to Register First Wheat Varieties

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Mar 5, '19

Support for Registration Marks Key Milestone for Canadian Wheat Breeding

March 5, 2019 – Winnipeg, MB – CANTERRA SEEDS and Limagrain announced today that Limagrain Cereals Research Canada (LCRC) has received support from the Prairie Grain Development Committee to register its first two new wheat varieties. The support for registration of these two new varieties is a milestone for LCRC and marks an important day for Canadian wheat breeding.

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Tags: CANTERRA SEEDS News, Wheat

Corn Seed Guide: Adding Corn to Your Rotation

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Feb 26, '19

Are you thinking of starting to grow corn, or adding corn to your rotation in the future? Below are tips to help you figure out how to make it work.

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Tags: Corn

Strategies to Control Kochia

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Feb 8, '19

One weed spent its time travelling across the Prairies last year. Kochia is showing up in more fields year after year, and quickly developing resistance to multiple groups of herbicides. The relatively dry spring and hot, dry summer we had in many parts of Western Canada in 2018 was extremely favourable to this troublesome tumbleweed. Here’s a quick guide on how to identify and control kochia before it sets seed in your fields.

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Tags: Education, Agronomy

Brewing Connections with AAC Connect

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Feb 4, '19

This year, CANTERRA SEEDS will be brewing more connections in the craft beer industry.

Back in 2018, our love of malting barley and tasty beers drove us to partner with Red Shed Malting and a few other contacts in the beer industry to create our first craft beer, Connect the Plots (see our blog post). After being enjoyed throughout the summer at fields tours and farm shows, we decided to continue our quest of seeing other AAC Connect-based beers come to fruition.

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Tags: Barley, Malt

Tackle Drought Head-on with AAC Congress

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Jan 18, '19

Dry. That was the word to describe much of the Prairies in 2018. With lower than normal rainfall for the second year in a row, drought was top-of-mind for a lot of growers. While it wasn’t unexpected, this was confirmed by a recent poll – 69% of participants told us that drought was their number one challenge last year, beating out grain quality, too much moisture and disease/insect pressure.

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Tags: Durum Wheat