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  • It’s R-Rated!

    July 22nd, 2014

    By Brent Derkatch

    Republished from September, 2013 CANTERRA SEEDS recently announced that much anticipated launch of AC™ Emerson will occur in the fall of 2014, when Certified seed supplies are sufficient for a broad-scale introduction. The CWRW milling wheat has quickly gained notoriety as the first wheat of any class to be rated resistant...

  • How to Choose the VB

    June 11th, 2014

    By Brent Derkatch

    Do you know that the VB behind varieties such as AC™ Conquer VB and Goodeve VB stands for varietal blend? This indicates to a farmer the seed he is buying contains 10% of a blended variety, which is a susceptible midge refuge. The refuge is very important to make sure...

  • Len Solick of Solick Seeds in his seed field of Canmore barley Starting in 2014, the CFIA has shifted to an Alternative Service Delivery (ASD) model, authorizing private companies to conduct seed crop inspections. The application process for seed certification is also changing. There has been a lot of talk and...

  • Automated bagging line (aka Robo-Canola)

    January 14th, 2014

    By Brent Derkatch

    We've got a fun video to share with you today, shot on location at Kletke Seed Farm in Teulon, MB.  Kletke's boasts a fully automated canola packaging facility that is quite the sight to see. Check out the video below to watch the bagging line in...

  • The Five Things We Love About our New Canola Bag

    November 22nd, 2013

    By Brent Derkatch

    This summer we undertook a project to completely redesign our canola bag. Here are the top five things we love about it, and what we think makes it pretty special. Less ink on the back of the bag. A plain bag on the back should help to eliminate any slippage...