This handy chart compares the barley varieties we have for sale on key attributes including: grain yield, forage yield, height, straw strength etc.
The word is out! Our customers have been extremely happy with their yields and results with Esma Barley! ESMA is an exciting new variety from Secan for Canada that provides exceptional grain yield and straw strength. Excellent choice for irrigation or high fertility environments. However, also looks good in dryland trials.
New variety for release in 2024! This is the CDC Maverick Barley replacement. It has a smooth awn and excellent forage yields but also performs very strongly on grain yields.
AB Wrangler is new for seed season 2022! This is a new 2 row forage/feed barley that is turning heads because of its high forage and grain yields.
New from Seednet, AB Prime Barley is new two-row feed barley with very high yields and good standability. This variety looks well suited for southern Alberta and Saskatchewan and is new for 2023!
Two-row feed barley with top grain yield, straw strength, high test weight and plumpness. Extremely adaptable and suitable for high fertility and dryland environments
Two-row forage barley with smooth awns that make it a cow favorite when baled or used for swath grazing. A nice big kernel with a heavy bushel weight when harvested for grain. Excellent if rolling for feed purposes.
Top forage yielder for barley in the 2023 Sask Seed Guide! Advantage tops the DM yield (Kg/ha) in the charts! With it's smooth awn and excellent standability, new AB Advantage Barley is an excellent choice for those customers looking for silage/green feed/grain option.
New malt/feed barley that has excellent grain yield and nice standability. This variety is rising in acceptance with Maltsters due to it's similar malt profile to AC Metcalfe and it's low susceptibility to Fusarium.
Two-row malting barley with high yields and good straw strength
This handy chart compares the following spring wheat varieties we have for sale on key attributes including: grain yield, height, straw strength, disease etc.
This is a new high yielding hard red spring wheat from Secan that has wheat midge resistance.
AAC Hockley, the next generation in genetic potential offering consistent high yields and improved grain protein. This semi-dwarf variety has industry-leading standability, significantly better than all checks and can stand up to an intensive fertilizer management plan. The disease package is excellent, with ‘MR’ or better for all priority one diseases including FHB.
CDC Adamant VB is the first CWRS wheat that provides resistance to both wheat stem sawfly and orange blossom wheat midge . Farmers can now access unsurpassed protection from insect damage without having to sacrifice top-end yields.
AAC Viewfield is the shortest CWRS wheat to date with excellent straw strength, making it a top choice for irrigation and high yield environments. It’s a top yielder with improved protection against fusarium head blight (FHB) and sprouting.
Brandon is semi-dwarf variety is capable of achieving high yields across many types of land and climate conditions on the prairies and is known for it's excellent quality protein and holding grade.
There are quite a few differences between the Alberta Seed Guide and Saskatchewan Seed Guide on Durum variety results. Results can be affected by so many variables! So we have decided to show the comparison chart for both guides looking at the key attributes including: grain yield, height, straw strength, disease etc.
Newly released!!! AAC Schrader is the first and only durum with an ‘I’ (Intermediate Resistance Rating) for Fusarium Head Blight, displaying the highest resistance to FHB in CWAD. It is very high yielding with excellent standability!
With it's strong straw, AAC Stronghold will be an excellent fit for southern Alberta, particularly under irrigation. Solid stem sawfly resistance makes it a smart choice on dryland.
This is a new high yielding Durum variety that has been topping the charts for yield in both the Sask Seed Guide and AB Seed Guide.
CDC Defy durum wheat is an exciting new variety that looks to hold great promise for durum production in the future.
AAC Congress is high-yielding durum wheat variety with superior end-use qualities and some drought resistance.
Slightly higher yield than Strongfield and better fusarium resistance! Transcend can be counted on to produce a nice quality sample.
AAC Wildfire offers breakthrough yield, yielding 14% higher than Radiant in the 2018 Alberta Seed Guide and is one of the few varieties listed as having a "Very Good" rating for winter hardiness! With a strong “R” rating for resistance to Stripe Rust, Wildfire has a powerful advantage over many other winter wheat varieties including Radiant. Finally, it has an MR (moderately resistant) rating to fusarium and has good straw strength.
AAC Coldfront is our latest hard red winter wheat cultivar with broad adaptation and excellent performance in all production areas of western Canada. Available Fall 2024.
Whether you are considering conventional or hybrid fall rye, we have some options for you.
We answer some of your questions about fall rye: - Why you would grow fall rye - What is the difference between hybrid fall rye and conventional fall rye - What are the marketing options for rye - Why you would choose fall rye over winter wheat
We offer both Hybrid and Conventional Fall Rye Varieties. We currently are offering KWS Serafino Hybrid Rye that offers maximum yield performance for silage, feed or grain. Also talk to us about our Conventional Fall Rye Options.
See our comparison chart of our Oat varieties based on data from the 2021 Alberta Seed Guide:
This new multi-purpose oat is an excellent choice for milling or green feed/forage purposes: CDC Arborg is a very high yielding, early maturing white milling oat that stands very well. It has excellent milling market opportunities, with good groat %, low thins and high beta-glucane. In addition, Arborg offers excellent green feed/forage tonnage and quality so it performs very well as a forage oat.
AC Morgan is a white hulled milling oat with high grain yield, very good lodging resistance and excellent milling quality.
Here is our data comparison of the seed trials of the lentil varieties we have for sale this year relative to the check (CDC Maxim).
This small red lentil has a seed size that is just slightly larger than CDC Maxim. Impulse lentils will out yield Maxims in the traditional lentil growing areas of Saskatchewan and are Clearfield tolerant.
This is a new high yielding small red lentil (yielding 109% more than CDC Maxim in the 2021 Saskatchewan Seed Guide) and has a seed thickness greater than that of CDC Maxim and good resistance to Ascochyta Blight. Clearfield (Imidazolinone) tolerant for weed control.
CDC Simmie is a new red lentil variety, that has similar characteristics to CDC Maxim. This early medium maturing variety was bred by Albert Vandenberg at the University of Saskatchewan. CDC Simmie has an immense disease package and yields are 103% – 109% of CDC Maxim. New to the fields in the Spring of 2022.
CDC Lima CL® is an Imidazolinone tolerant large green lentil variety with higher yield and seed thickness compared to CDC Improve and CDC Impower.
A conventional green lentil that yields as much as red CDC Maxim in the traditional lentil growing areas of Sask and Alberta.
This is a comparison sheet of the pea varieties that we have available. Data based on Saskatchewan Seed Guide 2022 & Prior data from the Crop Development Center at University of Saskatchewan.
AAC Planet is a new high-yielding yellow pea that offers resistance to powdery mildew.
AAC Beyond is a new high yielding yellow pea - available for 2024!
An early maturing yellow pea that seems to be less susceptible to seed coat breakage.
High yielding green field pea with good lodging tolerance. Features improved mycosphaerella blight resistance and powdery mildew resistance
CDC Leroy is a forage pea cultivar developed by the Crop Development Centre, University of Saskatchewan.
CDC Blazer is a new high yielding maple pea variety with a light seed coat.
Bred at the Crop Development Centre at the University of Saskatchewan, CDC Dorado is a high-yielding yellow flax with better oil content, linolenic acid content, and a good disease package among other positive characteristics.
Talk to us about other crops.
We are pleased to provide our customers with custom forage and cover crop blends as well as Alfalfa seed and blends.
Peas are often added to oats or barley forage crops in order to increase the protein content and palatability of the forage.
We offer the following Alfalfa and Hay blends.
We are able to order specialty blends or custom blends to meet your specific needs.