Why Consider winter wheat this fall?

Why Consider winter wheat this fall?

Haven't seeded winter wheat for a few years? Wondering if this is the time to try it again? Here are some reasons, we got back into the winter wheat game:

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Top 5 Barley Choices for 2019 - What to seed this spring - varieties and factors to consider.

Top 5 Barley Choices for 2019 - What to seed this spring - varieties and factors to consider.

Every year it is challenging to figure out what to seed. There are so many things to consider: commodity prices and contract availability, land rotations (particularly important for us as seed growers), chemical carryover and chemical rotations, moisture levels, etc. In this blog, we look at Barley options for 2019.

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Why small seed is an economical choice.

Why small seed is an economical choice.

Small seed size can be an advantage when you buy seed. This is because you can lower your seeding rate in pounds and still achieve your target plant population per acre.

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Why Consider a Forage Blend for Dual Purpose Hay or Pasture Needs?

Why Consider a Forage Blend for Dual Purpose Hay or Pasture Needs?

We have been carrying Northstar Seed forage products for a few years now and every year we learn more about forages and how to best use them.

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New Soft Wheat Looking Good On Dryland! AAC Chiffon Soft Wheat

We are excited to be releasing AAC Chiffon Soft Wheat this spring. AAC Chiffon is a new variety from SeedNet Inc developed by breeder Harpinder Randhawa from AAFC.

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Pea Leaf Weevil Forecast Looks Threatening For Southern Alberta

Pea Leaf Weevil Forecast Looks Threatening For Southern Alberta

There is the potential for a damaging pea life weevil infestation in southern Alberta this spring according to the latest forecast released by Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development.

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Our take on the barley yield figures in the Yield 2015 Alberta publication

Our take on the barley yield figures in the Yield 2015 Alberta publication

I've already shared my quick notes on the wheat data in the Yield 2015 Alberta Magazine published by AFSC & Alberta Farmer. Now let's talk barley!

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Interesting Wheat Variety Info From Yield 2015 Alberta Magazine

Interesting Wheat Variety Info From Yield 2015 Alberta Magazine

Well on the surface, it may not seem like an exciting read, but when you look really close, there is some interesting data to be found in Yield 2015 Alberta Magazine published by AFSC & Alberta Farmer.

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Dryland Silage Barley with a Smooth Awn - Check Out CDC Maverick Barley

Dryland Silage Barley with a Smooth Awn - Check Out CDC Maverick Barley

We have been growing CDC Cowboy for a number of years now and it has been a very successful variety for our dryland barley customers. Tall with a huge amount of plant matter and an ability to do well under low moisture and low fertility conditions, it has become a customer favorite.

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So What's Special About Transcend Durum

So What's Special About Transcend Durum

We are getting alot of calls about AC® Transcend durum. The word is out about this variety and it is selling itself.

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