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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

CMBTC Releases 2019-20 Recommended Malting Barley List

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Nov 29, '18

Read below for the recent release from the CMBTC

WINNIPEG, November 29, 2018 – For immediate release

The Canadian Malting Barley Technical Centre (CMBTC) has released its annual list of malting barley varieties that hold the most promise for producers in terms of performance, quality and marketability.

The 2019-20 Recommended Malting Barley Variety List includes varieties that have been pilot scale tested by the CMBTC and which exhibit good malting and brewing characteristics. The recommendations are also based on input from grain companies, domestic and international maltsters and brewers, grower associations and seed companies, says Peter Watts, Managing Director of the CMBTC.

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Tags: CANTERRA SEEDS News, Barley, Malt

Field to Froth: Red Shed Malting shares what you need to know about malt barley

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Mar 14, '18

Red Shed Malting at Penhold, AB tells us about why juggling different hats is so important for them when it comes to selecting the right malt varieties for their operation.

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Tags: Barley, Beer, AAC Connect, Malt, Field to Froth

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

AAC Connect Recommended for Malt

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Nov 17, '17

CANTERRA SEEDS is pleased to announce AAC Connect 2-Row malting barley has been added to the Canadian Malting Barley Technical Centre's (CMBTC) recommended list of malting barley varieties for the 2018/2019 season.

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Tags: CANTERRA SEEDS News, Barley