In this second installment of the All About Seed Series, learn about harvest sampling, and why it is important.Read More
This post is from our partners at PRIDE Seeds.
In this photo, the cob on the bottom shows the obvious impact of a boron deficiency.
In late August, PRIDE Seeds agronomist Drew Thompson was called to visit a grower’s corn field where the complaint was ears that were small, misshapen and poorly pollinated.
The grower was frustrated, but also confused as the same seed had been planted into another field, a few concessions away with a different soil and crop history, but the same fertility and agronomic program.
“The other field looked just great,” said Thompson, with near perfect pollination and big, boast-worthy cobs. “What was going on,” he wondered.Read More
In this first installment of the All About Seed Series, learn about Wheat Midge Tolerance in Canada.Read More
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At CANTERRA SEEDS, we are all about seed. The company was started by 9 seed growers, and today we have grown into the most diverse seed company in Western Canada. Our diverse portfolio includes over 50 varieties in 10 different crop types.... to put in simply, we know a lot about seed.Read More
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Last week the Peace Region received an early dump of snow. Much of the crop is still in the field to be harvested.
Amidst the snow, an interesting result that was observed by Jesse Meyer, our Peace Region Territory Manager, was the standability of AAC Connery.
Compared to the other varieties on his farm, AAC Connery stood up the best, and was largely unaffected by the snow. This will allow farmers to get back in the field sooner, and will also help with grade retention.Read More
The Brian Knull Memorial Scholarship honours the memory of Brian Knull, our coworker and friend.Read More
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Being a full portfolio seed company, CANTERRA SEEDS invests in a full network of local performance trials across Western Canada every summer.
Some of these trials are managed by our in-house team, like the Success Site at Portage la Prairie, MB.Read More
There are numerous factors that affect soybean yields - management factors, weather, variety choice. But an estimate of your yield can be calculated by looking at the number of pods, seed size and number of seeds per pod.
Here is a calculation that will allow you to estimate your soybean yield.Read More
With every variety you take the good with the not so good….in the case of AAC Connery CWRS, it has excellent protein, high-quality retention and grade retention, however, some growers find it harder to thresh. Here are some tips to help you get the most out of your AAC Connery crop.
The ultimate goal is to maintain straw and head integrity until it reaches the threshing components of the combine.Read More
We’ve had a dry year in a lot of the Prairies this year. The main durum growing areas of Saskatchewan and Alberta are no exception. So, it is not surprising that in a recent poll, growers named their number one durum concern to be too much/too little moisture.Read More