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ALBERTASSEEDSECTORISMOVINGFORWARDINALLKINDSOFWAYSEquipmentSanitationandClubrootPreventionTHEBENEFITSOFSEEDTREATMENTSNewCropsPresentNicheOpportunitiesChangestoCropInspectionHowTheyreWorkingTheEndofFHBinBarleyPublicationsMailAgreement40030841PROVIDEDINPARTNERSHIPBYTHEALBERTASEEDGROWERSASSOCIATIONANDTHEASSOCIATIONOFALBERTACO-OPSEEDCLEANINGPLANTSLTD.ADVANCINGINDUSTRYtheSPRING2015seed.ab.caADVANCINGSEEDINALBERTA forwardMOVINGTRADITIONPARRISHHEIMBECKERLIMITEDest.1909CountonParrishandHeimbeckerforallyourcropprotectionproductsandgetrewardedforit.SimplycontractwheatordurumwithPHandearnupto4backonyourgraminicidefungicideandseedtreatmentpurchases.BassanoAB4036412767BowIslandAB4035452748MedicineHatAB4035262831MilkRiverAB4036473633MossleighAB4035343961VulcanAB4034852727LethbridgeAB4033818710PurchasequalifyinginputsbyJuly312015.Learnmoreatwww.WHEATREWARDS.comWheatRewardsisonlyavailableatparticipatinglocations.REWARDSPROGRAMASKYOURPHREPRESENTATIVEFORDETAILSGETUPTO4BACKTHISFALLgetrewardedProtectwheatyour TableofContentsFEATURES08ANEWPATHFORWARDWetakealookathowtodaysevolvinglandscapewillimpactyouandtheseedyoubuy.12ADVANCESINBARLEYBREEDINGNewtransgenictechnologiesmaysignalabravenewworldobarleybreeding.14BIGTHINGSAHEADFORSMALLCROPSHempababeansandEthiopianmustardaremakingtheirmarkonAlberta.24GETTINGSEEDOFFTOTHEBESTSTARTByhelpingseedgetthebestpossiblestartseedtreat-mentsarehelpingarmersgrowmoreromless.30LONG-AWAITEDLEGISLATIONBillC-18ismovingquicklythroughParliamentbringingwithitthepromiseoincreasedinvestmentmoretradeopportunitiesandlessredtapeorCanadasagriculturalsector.34GROWERSONHIGHALERTFORSTRIPERUSTStriperusthasbeendevelopingearlierthaneverbeoreonwinterwheatincentralAlbertawhichmaymeanitisoverwinteringintheregion.840NEWCLUBROOTPATHOTYPEONTHEHORIZONAlbertaresearchershaveidentifedanewclubrootpatho-type.Proactivemanagementwillbekeyin2015.116NEWDEANLOOKINGAHEADTONEXT100YEARSStanBladeisexcitedortheutureoseedinAlbertaandbeyond.1AdvancingSeedinAlbertaspring.201514 DEPARTMENTSMINISTERSGREETINGPRESIDENTSMESSAGESSEEDPLANTPROFILESMIDGE-TOLERANTWHEATSTEWARDSHIPTEAMSEEDGROWERANDSEEDPLANTMAPSONTHEEDGE0304447911411248PROVENPERFORMERSPERFORMANCETRIALSANDGROWERDIRECTORYThe2014dataromtheRegionalVarietyTrialsandtheCanolaPerormanceTrialswillhelpyoumakeoneoyourmostimportantmanagementdecisionschoosingthebestvarietiesoryourarm.Onceyouvemadeyourpicksyoullfndthegrowerdirectoryimmediatelyollowingtheperor-mancetrialresults.CEREALS50PERFORMANCETRIALSANDGROWERDIRECTORYCANOLA80PERFORMANCETRIALSANDGROWERDIRECTORYFLAX86PERFORMANCETRIALSANDGROWERDIRECTORYSILAGE88PERFORMANCETRIALSHAYANDPASTURE92GROWERDIRECTORYSPECIALCROPS97PERFORMANCETRIALSANDGROWERDIRECTORY2www.seed.ab.caAdvancingSeedinAlbertaALBERTASSEEDSECTORISMOVINGFORWARDINALLKINDSOFWAYSEquipmentSanitationandClubrootPreventionTHEBENEFITSOFSEEDTREATMENTSNewCropsPresentNicheOpportunitiesChangestoCropInspectionHowTheyreWorkingTheEndofFHBinBarleyPublicationsMailAgreement40030841PROVIDEDINPARTNERSHIPBYTHEALBERTASEEDGROWERSASSOCIATIONANDTHEASSOCIATIONOFALBERTACO-OPSEEDCLEANINGPLANTSLTD.ADVANCINGINDUSTRYtheSPRING2015seed.ab.caADVANCINGSEEDINALBERTAONTHECOVERTheFieldCropDevelopmentCentreinLacombeAlta.ocusesonvarietydevelopmentandthisplantisoneothousandsogeneticlinesinitsbreedingprogram.Thisspecifcplantisearlygenerationmeaningitsromarecentcrossandisearlyinthebreedingprocess.Itwillbetestedandanalyzedorseveralyearstocomeandiitdisplaystheyieldagronomictraitsdiseaseresistanceandqualitythatresearchersarelookingoritmaybereleasedasavariety.SeedNowPayLateragricard.caMuchLater.SubjecttoapprovalbyDesjardinsFinancialGroupcreditdepartment.Ifthetotalamountofapurchasemadebywayofdeferredpaymentnancingisnotpaidinfullontheduedateshownonthestatementofaccountitisautomaticallyconvertedintoapurchasebywayofequalinstallmentsnancingrepayablebyequalconsecutivemonthlypaymentsastoprincipalandcreditchargesattheannualinterestratefortheequalinstallmentsnancingplanineffectatthedateofconversion.Theannualinterestrateiscurrently11.9andiscalculatedfromthepaymentduedateshownonthestatementofaccountuntilsuchpurchasesarepaidinfull.Thenumberofequalmonthlypaymentplanvariesfrom12to36monthlypaymentsdependingonthebalanceconverted.AgriCardisaregisteredtrademarkofDesjardinsFinancialGroup.UseyourAgriCardtopurchasequalifyingseedatparticipatingseeddealerstodayandenjoynopaymentsnointerestuntilNovember2015.FIndparticipatingdealersfulldetailsandmoreatagricard.caseednowpaylater 3AdvancingSeedinAlbertaspring.2015MINISTEROLSONlorena.pahlexecutivedirector5030-50St.LacombeABT4L1W8Ph403782-8022Fax403782-5514Emaillorena.pahlseed.ab.camonica.klaasgeneralmanager5030-50thSt.LacombeABT4L1W8Ofce403489-9999Fax403625-1711monica.klaascleanseed.netSpring2015PUBLISHEDBY403-313PacifcAvenueWinnipegMBR3A0M2PRINTEDINCANADA204453-1965Emailissuesissuesink.comPUBLISHERshawn.brookEDITORIALjulie.deeringmark.halsalllindsay.homanshannon.schindlemarc.zienkiewiczCONTRIBUTORSjulie.mcnabbjulienne.isaacsDESIGNkyle.dratowanytheresa.kurjewiczlesley.nakonechnyMARKETINGcraig.armstrongmaegan.marriottsam.mostaa.lynne.royhiten.shahCIRCULATIONdean.renchTheAlbertaSeedGuidemakesnoexpressedorimpliedwarrantiesomerchantabilityorftnessoraparticularpurposeorotherwiseconcerningtheuseoanyproductandassumesnoliabilityoranyinjuryordamagedirectorconsequentialincurredromtheuseosuchproductsorservicestherein.FederalProvincialandMunicipallawsandregulationssupersedetheinormationcontainedherein.ReturnundeliverableCanadianaddressestotheWinnipegofceIssuesInk403-313PacifcAvenueWinnipegMBR3A0M2PRINTEDINCANADAINTERESTEDINADVERTISINGPleasedirectallsalesordistributioninquiriestomaegan.marriottat204453-1965orviaemailatmmarriottissuesink.comReproductioninwholeorinpartisprohibitedwithoutwrittenpermissionromthepublisher.PublicationsMailAgreementNo.40030841ALBERTASEEDGROWERSASSOCIATIONASMinisteroAgricultureandRuralDevelopmentitismypleasuretoextendgreetingstothereadersotheAlbertaSeedGuideandtothanktheAlbertaSeedGrowersAssociationandAssociationoAlbertaCo-opSeedCleaningPlantsortheircontinuedworkonbehalotheagricultureindustry.ThethemeothiseditionAdvancingtheAlbertaSeedIndustryisanimportantreminderthatinnovationisattheheartoagricultureslong-termsuccessintodayscompetitiveglobalmarketplace.ThroughvaluabletoolsliketheAlbertaSeedGuideproducerscanstayconnectedandup-to-dateaboutthelatestdevelopmentsincropscienceandagriculturalpracticesthatresultinenhancedqualityandefciencyoproduction.WorkingcloselywithimportantpartnersliketheseedindustryourgovernmentwillcontinuetopositionAlbertaasapreerredandreliableworldsupplierotop-qualityagricultureproducts.TogetherwewillenhanceaccesstonewmarketsencourageinnovationandensureconsumershavetheconfdencethatAlbertaisanenvironmentalstewardandleaderinareassuchasplanthealthandsaeoodproducts.Bestwishesorasuccessulandproductive2015.VerlynOlsonQCMinister 4www.seed.ab.caAdvancingSeedinAlbertaMessagesJOHNMCBAINADVANCEMENTSinagriculturearealiveandwellinWesternCanada.Takingalookromeasttowestinvestmentinresearchanddevelopmentinallcropsectorsromavarietyoundingsourcesisuelingsustainabilityorthisbusinessoeedingtheworld.IknowIwillerrinnotbeingabletoacknowledgealltheawesomeworkthatisbeingconductedbyregionalresearchorganizationsindustrygroupseducationalinstitutionsederalandprovincialgovernmentsmultinationalsandevenbyindividualarmers.Thesheeramountoresourcesocusedonthegoaltounderstandbiologicalsystemsinwhichweoperateandtoensuresustainabilityandefciencyisarealeyeopener.Ibelievetheagricultureindustryshouldbeproudoallthiseortandresourceulnessandthecollaborationwithintheindustryatlarge.CropsectorresearchinseedandvarietydevelopmentcontinuestocreatevalueorgrowerswhetheritisintheormoanewcanolaseedvarietybeingreleasedromamultinationaloranewcerealvarietydevelopedatanAgricultureandAgri-FoodCanadaacility.Stepsorwardinvarietydevelopmenthavebroughttheindustryregion-specifcvarietiesthatcapitalizeonregionalenvironmentalconditionsdiseasetoleranceandyieldenhancements.Theutureoplantbreedinghintsatmoreadvancementstocomepossiblyinwaternutrientuseefciencyend-usespecifcattributesnewcropentriesorlowheatunitclimatesetc.TheamountandqualityoagronomicresearchconductedwiththegoaloenhancingsustainabilityandefciencyocroppingsystemsisoneoWesternCanadaspinnaclesoongoingsuccess.Everyonewhooperateswithintheresearchcommunitywillagreetheworkisnotevenclosetobeingdone.Attimesthemoreweknowaboutcroppingsystemsthemorequestionsaregeneratedasaresult.RecentlyattheFarmingSmarterconerenceheldinMedicineHatSheriSyrydhorstoAARDreviewedherworkoverthepastyearwhichincluded64dierenttreatmentsdealingwithagronomicpracticesonbarleyand48dierentmanagementpracticesonwheat.Furtherthesetrialswereinfvedierentlocationswithintheprovinceaswell.ThisisjustthetipotheicebergasarasresearchanddevelopmentgoesinAlbertaasSyrydhorstisonlyonepersonomanywhoisdedicatedtocropproductionresearch.OneothecropsectorscrownjewelsistheCanadianInternationalGrainsInstitute.IthasagoaloensuringcerealcropsgrowninCanadameetorexceedinternationalmarketrequirements.WithmillingbakingpastaandevenbrewingcapabilitiesCIGIhasthecapabilitiestomeasureandensureCanadian-growncropsremainworldmarketleaders.ThisresearchcompletesthecircleromseedtofeldtomarketwhichinturnassuresthesustainabilityowesternCanadianagriculture.Researchundingcomesrommanystreams.Someresearchundingisincludedinseedandcropprotectionpricingcommoditycheckosandederalprovincialtaxallocations.Allundingmodelsarenotperectbutthereiseortonthepartothegoverningbodytoensurethatallresearchdollarsallocatedarerelevantandaddvaluetotheindustry.Nexttimeyoudelivergraintomarketbuyseedoracropinputorevenpaytaxesrememberthatyouarepartotheresearchcirclethatistirelesslyworkingtoanswerthesemanyquestionsregardingcropproductioncropefciencyandmarketability.JohnMcBainPresidentAssociationoAlbertaCo-opSeedCleaningPlantsEmailjohnodysseyarms.com 5AdvancingSeedinAlbertaspring.2015DONALDSENDZIAKASwitheveryspringeditionotheAlbertaSeedGuidewehaveranticallysearchedorthepublisheddataromAlbertasregionalvarietytrials.Whetheritstocomparehownewervarietiesareperormingagainstyourcurrentonesoryouarelookingorpotentialreplacementstoaddressspecicareasoconcernrememberitsnotalljustabouttheyield.Agronomicorqualitycharacteristicsmaybejustasimportantorevenmoresowhentryingtoxaparticularproblemencounteredinlastyearsgrowingseason.Regionalvarietytrialdataisjustoneomanytoolstohelpwithyourdecisionmakingcheckoutallavailableinormationonvarietiesthroughyourlocalseedgrowersseedcompaniesandagronomistsensuringyournextnewvarietywilladdtoyourbottomline.Itallstartswiththeseed.Certiedseedensuresyouaregettingthetruegeneticpotentialothatparticularvariety.Usingcertiedseedisoneomanyriskmanagementtoolsalongwithprotectingthatseedwithseedtreatmenttoensuretheseedlingcanovercomeanychallengesatthatall-importantearlygrowthstage.AsseedgrowersweareattheorerontoexperimentingwithcropsthatarenotwhatyoutypicallythinkaremadeorAlberta.Considerableriskisatstakewhichwearewillingtoacceptaswecontinuetoimproveproductivityonourarms.Newnichecropsmaydothisbydiversiyingourcroprotationsbreakingupexistingdiseaseandorinsectissuesandexpandingmarketingoptions.CheckoutthearticlesaswedigdeeperintotheexplodingacreagesohempandababeanandwhyEthiopianmustardmayhaveatasanalternativetocanolaorthehotteranddrierregionsotheprovince.WithrecentadvancementsinCanadasvarietyregistrationsystemandasamendmentstoCanadasPlantBreedersRightsmovethroughParliamentweareseeingrenewedoptimismincerealplantbreedinginvestmentandresearch.AthoroughreviewohowvarietiesreceiveregistrationinCanadaresultedinstreamliningtheprocesstoensureeciencytransparencyandfexibilitywhichwillensureaccesstonewandimprovedvarieties.ButatthesametimeitscrucialtounderstandtheimportanceoqualityparametersocertaincropkindsthatCanadahasbuiltitsreputationaround.UpdatingPlantBreedersRightslegislationtoUPOV1991compliancewillincreaseinvestmentresultinginnewvarietiesrombothwithinCanadaandoutside.PriortonowmanyinternationalbreedingcompanieswouldnotsendvarietiestoCanadabecausewewerenotUPOV1991compliantsomeevenreusingtoevaluatevarietiesinCanada.WhetheritscommentingonanyothearticlestopicsthatyouwouldlikemoreinormationonorndingcertiedseedoaparticularvarietywewouldlovetohearromyouDonSendziakPresidentAlbertaSeedGrowersAssociationEmailsendseedtelusplanet.netALBERTASEEDGROWERSASSOCIATIONEthiopianmustardisanichecropwithpotentialinAlberta.Seep.16. ALWAYSFOLLOWIRMGRAINMARKETINGANDALLOTHERSTEWARDSHIPANDPESTICIDELABELDIRECTIONS.DetailsoftheserequirementscanbefoundintheTraitStewardshipResponsibilitiesNoticetoFarmersprintedinthispublication.2013MonsantoCompanyInc.YieldSuperiorweedcontrolEaseandconvenienceGettheadvantageGreatYieldrunsinthefROUNDUPREADYGettheGenuityRoundupReadyCanolaAdvantageGreatyieldontheForgreaterconvenienceinsectprotectionandyieldpotential. Genuity.Everythingyouwantandmore.GENUITYTRAITS.CAMoreprotforyouthankstogame-changingsoybeantechnologyNext-generationRoundupReadytraittechnologyforimprovedyieldpotential.IncreasedyieldpotentialoveroriginalRoundupReadysoybeans.SafesimpledependableweedcontrolGenuity.Becauseeverybeanmatters.mily.Morebeansperpodmorebushelsperacre.ouble.5Refugerightinthebag.Justpourandplant.TwomodesofactionagainstcornearwormandEuropeancornboreraboveground.Besuretoscoutforthem.Higheryieldpotentialthankstoeffectiveinsectcontrolandreducedrefuge.Genuity.Becauseeverykernelmatters. AdvancingSeedInthelastewyearsseedhasbenetedromrapidlyevolvingtechnologyandinnovation.INthelastewyearsseedhasbenetedromrapidlyevolvingtechnologyandinnovation.Farmerstodayareusingapara-phraseromJimHelmdrivingracecarsnothorseandbuggysaysPatriciaJuskiwabarleybreederattheFieldCropDevelop-mentCentreinLacombe.WhileHelmwasreerringtotheeedindustryandthegeneticsothecattlebeingedthisalsoappliestoourmodernarmingsystemswithpedigreedseedbeingtheuelorthatcar.WehaveGPSICMandprecisionarmingthatrequiresthebestseedtechnologyavailable.SoortheplantbreederitisimperativethatweunderstandthatarmersarebetterabletoaccessinormationromtheirarmandtheindustrytomakeinormeddecisionsandmaythereorebeabletoselectgeneticsuniquelysuitedortheircroppingsystemromdeliveryotheseedintothegroundtotheproductharvestedsaysJuskiw.Thismakesinvestmentinseedinnovationmorecriticaltodaythaneverbeore.Canadaneedstoremaincompetitiveinbothdomesticandoreignmarkets.Asoreignmarketsandcompeti-torsinnovateandadvanceCanadamustalso.Canadacannotcompetewithmanycountriesasalowcostproducersoouroptionistocompeteonqualityandinnovation.InnovationtakesinvestmentsaysDaleAdolpheexecutivedirectorotheCana-dianSeedGrowersAssociation.ThankstoBillC-18whichwillbringCanadasPlantBreedersRightslegislationinlinewithUPOV91Canadaispoisedtoseeanincreasedinvestmentinseedacrossthecountryandacrossvariouscrops.ThelargepartothelegislationthatisveryimportanttotheseedindustryaretheproposedamendmentstoPlantBreedersRightssaysDaveBautepresidentotheCanadianSeedTradeAssociation.TheseamendmentswouldputCanadianplantbreedersonanequalootingwithplantbreedersaroundtheworldgivingthemthecondencetoinvestinplantbreedingandvarietydevelopmentinCanada.ItwouldalsogiveinternationalplantbreedersthecondencetosendtheirsuperiorvarietiestoCanada.VarietyRegistrationAresponsiveandecientseedregulatorysystemalsocontrib-utestothesuccessoacountryscropproductionsector.AstheseedindustryevolvesitsbecomingclearthatCanadaneedsafexiblevarietyregistrationsystemthatmeetstheneedsothevariousvaluechainsothemanydierentcropsgrown.TheCanadiangovernmenthastakenaleadershiproleinupdat-ingitsvarietyregistrationsystem.In2013itbeganreviewingCanadascropvarietyregistrationsystemwiththegoalostream-liningit.InJuneo2014amendmentstotheSeedsRegulationsresultedinoilseedsoybeansandoragecropkindsmovingromPartIoScheduleIIIintheRegulationstoPartIIIoScheduleIII.Thismeansthatvarietiesothesecropkindsarenolongersub-jecttomeritassessmentandrecommendationbyanapprovedrecommendingcommitteeinordertoobtainvarietyregistra-tion.ApplicationsorregistrationothesevarietiescanbemadeANewPathForwardTherearemanymovingpiecesintheCanadianseedindustrytodaychangestoPlantBreedersRightslegislationchangestovarietyregistrationchangestoseedcropinspectiondelivery.Allofthesechangesmightleavegrowersscratchingtheirheads.Wetakealookathowtodaysevolvinglandscapewillimpactyouandtheseedyoubuy.8www.seed.ab.caAdvancingSeedinAlberta directlytotheCFIAsVarietyRegistrationOfceexplainsTammyJarbeaumediarelationscoordinatorortheCanadianFoodInspectionAgency.Thetheoryisthatnewvarietiesosoybeansandorageswillbeavailabletoarmersatthesametimeastheyareavailabletocom-petinggrowersinorexampletheUnitedStatessaysAdolphe.ThepreviousargumentwasthattheCanadiantestingsystemortheintroductiononewvarietiesandmayhavebeenanimpedi-menttointroductiononewvarietiesheadds.Consultationsonthevarietyregistrationsystemwereongoingin2014.TheCFIAdistributedadratModelOperatingPro-ceduresdocumenttotherecommendingcommitteesortheirreviewandcommentsinOctober.Eachrecommendingcommit-teehasbeenaskedtoprovidetheircommentsontheMOPtotheVarietyRegistrationOfcewithin30daysollowingtheirannualmeetingsaysJarbeau.InthecomingyearsAdolphedoesntseetoomuchmorechangecomingorvarietyregistration.WiththeCFIAproposalortwocategoriesenhancedandbasiclikelynottoomanychangeswilloccurintermsocropplacementhesays.Iexpectpressurewillstayontherecommendingcommitteestocontinuetostreamlinetheirvarietyreviewprocedures.Thisshouldresultinmoretransparencymorepredictabilityandariendlierenviron-mentorinvestmentintovarietydevelopment.Juskiwagrees.Thesimplifedprocessshouldallowthesamequalityoproductstoenterthesystembutwithreducedneedorfeldtestinganditsconcurrentcosts.Shesaysthatwhilesomelookonthesechangesasopportuni-tiesotherslookonthemaspotentiallythreateningtomarketingsystems.Inatimeochangethereisalwaystheuncertaintyaboutwhatmaybelostespeciallywithregardstogermplasm.Aswellqualityanddiseaseevaluationsmaynolongerbecon-ductedwiththepotentialorcorruptionoqualityclassesand123CropsrequireuptothreeyearsofmeritbasedtestingandtherecommendationofanexpertcommitteeCropsaretestedbutproofofmeritisnotrequiredCropsdonthavetoprovidetestinginfobutmustdemonstratethevarietyisnewdistinguishablefromothersuniformandstableMeritequaltoorbetterthanestablishedcheckvarietiesVarietyRegistrationThecurrentsystemThreepartsEnhancedBasicSimilartoPart1.Includespre-registrationtestingandmeritassessmentSimilartoPart3.ApplicationforregistrationsubmittedMovingcropsfromonecategorytoanotherwillbeeasierasitwillnolongerrequireregulatorychange.Howeverindustryconsensuswillstillberequired.TheproposedchangesTwopartsTheseamendmentswouldputCanadianplantbreedersonanequalfootingwithplantbreedersaroundtheworldDaveBauteInographicsourceCanterraSeeds9AdvancingSeedinAlbertaspring.2015 epidemics.HowevertheCanadiansystemisverymatureandshouldbeabletoadjusttothesechangesandchallenges.SeedCropInspectionIthasbeenoneyearsinceAlternativeServiceDeliveryorseedcropinspectionwasimplemented.ToseehowyearoneunderthenewrameworkwenttheCFIAconductedaseriesosurveysovariousstakeholdersinASDinOctober2014.BasedontheinormationcollectedtodatethingswentwellinthefrstyearoseedcropinspectionsaysJarbeau.Almost90percentoseedcropinspectionswereconductedbylicensedseedcropinspectorsin2014andtheremaining10percentotheinspectionswereconductedbyCanadianFoodInspectionAgencyinspectors.Thisisabovethetargetedgoal.Thenumberofeldsneedinginspectiondidnotdecreaserompreviousyearsandthelagtimeorreceivingandprocessinginspectionreportshasimprovedwiththeelectronicreportingsystem.EachregionhadmorethanoneserviceproviderandtheCFIAisnotawareoanycomplaintsromgrowersnotbeingabletofndaserviceprovidersheadds.FromthegrowersperspectiveAdolpheagrees.ThosesurveysgenerallyratedyearoneoASDairlypositivelysaysAdolphe.Yestherewereglitchesbutthosewereeitherover-comein2014orarebeingaddressedor2015.Forseedgrowersthisevolutionhasresultedinhigherinspec-tioneesthaninthepast.Howevergenerallyspeakingwhenthisisconvertedtoaper-bushelincreaseincostitresultsincentsperbushel.ThecommercialarmerwillseethesecostspassedalongtothembutbecauseitiscentsperbusheltheymightnotdistinguishthiscostincreaseromtypicalmarketpriceshitssaysAdolphe.Reportsromseedgrowersindicatethequalityotheirinspec-tionsin2014wereverygoodsocommercialarmerscanexpectthehighqualityocertifedseedtocontinue.Theindependentthirdpartyinspectioncontinuestoprovideassuranceinthemar-ketplacesaysStettler-basedseedgrowerNormLyster.TheCFIAanticipatestheremaybeminormodifcationstofnetunetheprogramin2015andbeyond.JulieMcNabbReportsromseedgrowersindicatethequalityotheirinspectionsin2014wereverygoodsocommercialarmerscanexpectthehighqualityocertifedseedtocontinue.TheCanadiansystemisverymatureandshouldbeabletoadjusttothesechangesandchallenges.PatriciaJuskiw10www.seed.ab.caAdvancingSeedinAlberta YOURPRECISIONAGNEEDSARECOVERED.TheRockyMountainEquipmentAGOptimizationSpecialistAOSTeamunderstandsequipmentperformancetechnologyandprecisionAGbecausetheyarespecialists.MorethananyotherretailerRMEtreatsprecisionagricultureequipmentperformanceandtechnologyasaspecializeddiscipline.Thisissophisticatedequipmentdeliveringthebestpossibleadvicetrainingandsupportdemandssupportandservicespecialistswhoreceivesuperiorandongoingtraining.VisitoneofourAlbertalocationstodayandtalktotheAOSteamaboutyourprecisionAGsolutionneeds.ROCKYMOUNTAINEQUIPMENTDEPENDABLEISWHATWEDO.ROCKYMTN.COM 12www.seed.ab.caAdvancingSeedinAlbertaADVANCESINBARLEYBREEDINGNewtransgenictechnologiesmaysignalabravenewworldofbarleybreeding.MovingBarleyForwardINAlbertausariumheadblightaungaldiseaseosmallgraincerealspresentsamajorproblemthatcropsupannuallyorseedgrowersinthesouthernandcentralpartsotheprovince.WhileithastroubledwheatgrowersoryearsFHBcausedbythepathogenFusariumgraminearumwasalsodetectedinbarleyseveralyearsago.FHBresultsinreductionsinyieldgradeandend-usequality.ItcanalsocausetheproductionomycotoxinsingrainespeciallydeoxynivalenolorDONwhichcannegativelyimpacteedqualityaswellasbakingandmaltingqualityandposesaslightrisktohumansandanimals.Buttheremaybeanewpotentialsolutiononthehorizon.UsingtransgenictechnologiesPhilBregitzeraresearchgeneti-cistwiththeUnitedStatesDepartmentoAgricultureUSDAAgriculturalResearchServiceARSisusingnoveltechnologiesinthequesttodevelopabarleylinewithresistancetoFHB.Theproductsomyresearchpotentiallycanassistanypro-ducerinAlbertaorelsewheretoproducebarleythatisreeoFHBandormycotoxinwithoutusingungicidesthuscontribut-ingtoproducerprotabilityconsumerhealthandenvironmen-talsustainabilitysaysBregitzer.TheneedorFHB-resistantvarietiesisgrowingyearlyinAlberta.AccordingtoJamesHelmoutgoingheadoresearchattheFieldCropDevelopmentCentreinLacombeAlta.whileseed-borneF.graminearumlevelsinbarleystillclockinatlowerlevelsthaninwheatintheprovincetheyroseromvepercentin2013toeightpercentin2014accordingtodatarom2020SeedLabsandBiovisionSeedLabs.ThecompaniestestsalsoshowedthatF.graminearumlevelsinAlbertareachedrecordhighsin2014with15percentosamplesoveralltestingpositiveorcerealcrops.HelmisthespokespersonorateamoscientistsattheFieldCropDevelopmentCentreincludingleadpathologistKequanXipathologistKurshanKumarandplantbreederFlavioCappettini.TheteamsaysthatmerelythethreatoFHBcomesatacosttobarleyproducers.Thezerotoleranceregulationormycotoxinsinmaltingbarleymayrestrictthegrowthandproductionomalt-ingbarley.Addtothistheincreasedinputcostsromtheuseoungicidesandseedtesting.ThesteadyincreaseinthelevelsoF.graminearumalongHwy.16hasproventhatAlbertasenvironmentisnotabarriertothespreadoF.graminearumsaysHelm.Withthewidespreadoinoculumandalargeacreageosusceptiblecerealcropsthereisariskoanepidemiciconduciveconditionssuchasabundantrainallwithrelativehightemperaturecoincidewiththefower-ingstageocerealcrops.WiththeriskoFHBcompoundingannuallyresistantvarietiesarestillthegrowerstoptoolorbattlingthedisease.TransgenicTechnologiesBregitzersprojectinvolvesintroducingageneintobarleythatcre-atesdouble-strandeddsRNAthegenesmessengerthatcar-riesinormationromDNAorcontrollingthesynthesisoproteins. AlbertasFieldCropDevelopmentCentreocusesonvarietydevelopmentandthisbarleyplantisoneothousandsogeneticlinesinitsbreedingprogram.13AdvancingSeedinAlbertaspring.2015WeareattemptingtouseaphenomenoncalledRNAinterer-enceRNAitotargetimportantusariumgenesthusdisruptingitsabilitytoinectbarleyandorproducemycotoxins.RNAiinvolvesintroducingatransgenethatencodesaninvertedrepeatosequencesthatmatchthecriticalusariumgeneBregitzerexplains.ThisproducesanRNAthatwilloldbackonitselcreatingdouble-strandedRNAdsRNA.dsRNAisrecognizedbyasystemorgenecontrolwhichcanunctioninsomecaseslikethisoneassortoanimmunesystemthatresultsintheRNAromthetargetedusariumgenebeingdestroyedorinactivatedBregitzersays.Iwecaninactivatethemaingenethatdrivesmycotoxinproductionorinstancewehopetoproduceaplantthateveniinectedwithusariumwillnotproducecontaminatedgrain.BregitzerandhisteamwilldeliverthetransgenesintothenewvarietiesusingasystembasedonDNAtransposonsormobilegeneticsequenceswhichcanincludegenesisolatedrommaize.NoonehasusedtranspositionorplantbreedinginthiswaytomyknowledgealthoughitscapacitytodothishasbeenknownorseveraldecadesBregitzersays.Becauseotheendresultanintacttransgenewithoutextraneoussequencesexceptorsomeveryshortterminiderivedromanothersaeoodcroptheresultingbarleyplantsareexpectedtomorereliablyexpressthetransgene.BregitzersresearchisundedbycompetitivegrantundsromtheU.S.WheatandBarleyScabInitiativeUSWBSIaswellasaspecialgrantromtheUSDA-ARS.Theprojectisalong-terminitiativebutBregitzerisinitorthelonghaul.Theprocessoproducinganytrulyuseulbarleylineisadecade-longprocesshesays.UntilthevarietiesthatBregitzerandhisteamareworkingonbecomeavailablehecautionsthatproducersshouldusethebestresistantvarietiesavailableandemployrecommendedbestpracticestocombatFHB.ManagementStrategiesGarsonLawresearchmanagerorAlbertaBarleysaysthenewtransgenicbreedingprojectwillhavenoimmediateimpactinAlbertaastransgenicbarleyisnotapprovedoruseinCanada.Ianytransgenic-derivedvarietyiseverapprovedoruseinCanadatheimpactwouldbehugeLawsays.FHBisanexist-ingandgrowingproblemorAlbertasbarleygrowersandtheeconomicimpactorAlbertaagricultureisestimatedtobeashighas49million.AccordingtoLawtheeconomicimpactothediseaseonAlbertasbarleygrowerswassimilarin2014asin2013withFHBnoticeablyconcentratedprimarilyinsouthernAlbertaandhigherthannormalincidenceincentralAlberta.Itsdiculttopredictor2015butweveseeninthelast10yearsthatFHBhasspreadthroughouttheprovinceanditheconditionsareoptimalorexamplehighmoistureduringfoweringthenweexpectthistrendtocontinueLawsays.Itsaproblemthatsnotgoingaway.HesayseducationiskeytomanagingFHBinbarleyaswellascroprotationtheuseoresistantvarietiesungicidesseedtreat-mentsandbestagronomicpractices.Individuallytheywontmanagetheproblem.HowevertakentogetherthesemethodsaremuchmoreeectivesaysLaw.Helmaddsthatseedoreedshouldnotbeimportedromeast-ernprovincesorFHB-inestedareas.JulienneIsaacs 14www.seed.ab.caAdvancingSeedinAlbertaNICHEnounnichalsonshornishAdistinctsegmentoamarketAlthoughJanSlaskiwilladmitthathempacresarestillsmallinAlbertadonttellhimitsanichecrop.TheresearcherwithAlbertaInnovatesTechnologyFuturesdoesntcareorthatterm.In2013inCanadawehad67000acresohempgrown.In2014wehad108000acres.This20to30percentannualincreasehasbeenobservedeveryyearoverthelastveorsixyears.ProjectionsinAlbertaandCanadaarethatitwillgrow20to30percenteveryyearinyearstocome.Thisincreaseismarketdrivenhesays.Tomethatdoesntsaynichecrop.InactAlbertaaloneaccountsor30percentothenationalhempacreageSlaskinotes.Indeedhemphasgoneromaspecialtyitemtoamainstreamproductoundcommonlyinthemarketplace.Eightor10yearsagoyououndtheseproductsinhealthoodstoresonthebottomshelnowyoundthematSuperstoreandSobeysSlaskiadds.Thiscrophasbeende-stigmatized.WhenIstartedworkingwithitpeoplewouldlaughwhenItoldthemIworkwithhempbecausetheycouldntdistinguishbetweenmari-juanaandindustrialhemp.Hempproductsocoursecomeromthecannabisplantthesameplantmarijuanaisderivedrom.HempthoughdiersinthatitcontainsvirtuallynoTetrahydrocannabinolTHCtheactivecomponentinmarijuanathatcausespsychoactiveeects.HempbecamelegaltogrowinCanadain1998althoughitisstillregulatedbyHealthCanadaandanyonewantingtogrowitmustapplyoralicense.Grainromindustrialhempisusedinoodproductscosmet-icsplasticsanduel.Themarketorhempgrainislargewith50millioninhempproductsbeingexportedromCanadain2014accordingtoSlaski.AlthoughthemarketorhempberisntaslargeatthemomentitsgrowingasttwohempbreprocessingacilitiesarecurrentlybeingdevelopedinAlberta.Inmid-JanuaryCylabInternationalannounceditsplantomoveoperationsromChinatoanundisclosedlocationinSouthernAlberta.Thenewacilitywillprocesshempbreintoconstruc-tionmaterialsanimalbeddingandotherproducts.StemiaGroupLtd.acompanyAlbertaInnovatesTechFutureshascollaboratedwithorveyearsisbuildingafaxandhempstrawdecorticationacilityinLethbridge.Thecompanyplanstomakeproductsortheconstructionautomotiveandpaperindustries.BIGTHINGSAHEADforSmallCropsHempfababeansandEthiopianmustardaremakingtheirmarkonAlberta.JanSlaskiandJohnWolodkooAlbertaInnovatesTechnologyFuturesconductresearchonhempbreproductsatanEdmontonlab.PhotocourtesyAITFWillVanRoesseloAlbertasSpecialtySeedsLtd.hasgrownhemporveyears.Heproducesseedvarietiesusedtoproducehempgrainandsaysbeingintheseedbusinesshesalwayslookingornewventuresandopportunities.Thatswhyhebegangrowingit.Wehadtolearnaewthings.Theplantisverydierentromanythingelsewegrow.Themajorconcernisharvesthesays.Theheightohempplantsandtheactthatseedscanmatureatdierentratesonthesameplantcanmakeharvestachallenge.Everyonehasheardhorrorstoriesabouthowdiculthempcanbetoharvest.Thelastcoupleyearsharvesthasbeenprettyminimalasarasissuesgo.Optimalgrowingconditionsmakeharvesteasier.AccordingtotheOntarioMinistryoAgricultureFoodandRuralAairsOMAFRAhemprespondstoawelldrainedloamsoilwithapHacidityabove6.0.NeutraltoslightlyalkalinepH7.0-7.5ispreerred.Thehighertheclaycontentsothesoilthelowertheyieldobreorgrainproduced.Foroptimumgerminationindus-trialhempseedrequiresgoodseed-to-soilcontact.TheseedbedNicheCrops RODONOXTENDRETRACTINGSWINGAUGERDesignedforfacilitatingB-trainortrailerunloadingduringharvestasaonemanjobExtendsunderhopperoncebacktrailerisinplacepowerswingsbetweenhoppersRetracts-truckmovestonexttrailerAdaptstocommonaugersin1314HP16sizeandsomebaggersAwardwinner-neighbourrecommendedViewatwww.xtend-auger.comContactinfoRodonoIndustriesLtd.CliveAB403-784-3864www.rodono.ca 16www.seed.ab.caAdvancingSeedinAlbertashouldbermlevelandrelativelynesimilartothatpreparedordirect-seededorages.Thesoilcanbeworkedandplantedassoonasthegroundisdryenoughtoavoidcompaction.NumeroushempvarietiesareavailabletobegrowninCanadabutthemostcommonthatarebeingcontractedandgrownpres-entlyareAlyssaAnkaCRS1CFX1CFX2DeloresandFinola.EveryonewantstogrowitbecauseeveryonemakesmoneyromgrowerstoprocessorsSlaskiadds.AlthoughAlbertaisNo.3inCanadaornumberohempacresgrownSaskatchewanranksrstwithManitobasecondhesaysthemarketwillonlycontinuetogrowastimegoeson.Peopleinthepastdidnttreatthecropseriouslybutthathaschanged.GrowingtheFabaBeanTheababeanwasonceanup-and-comingcropinManitobabeorethesoybeanexplodedontothesceneandtookover.LeaveittoAlbertatousherinaababeanrevivalonthePrairies.AccordingtostatisticsromAlbertaAgricultureandRuralDevelopmentAARDababeanacreageinAlbertanearlytri-pledin2014comparedtotheyearbeorejumpingrom30000to80000acres.FababeanacreageisexplodingsaysMarkOlsonheadothepulsecropsunitatAARD.Albertahasbeentheleaderinthisrebirthotheababean.ThereasonortheexplosioninababeanacreageAlotocompanieshavereallysteppedorwardtomarketitOlsonsays.ThatincludesSaskcanPulseTradingandParklandAlbertaCom-moditieswhicharemarketingthebeansorAlbertagrowers.MuchotheababeangrowninAlbertaissoldintotheMiddleEastwhereababeanfouriswidelyusedinsaucesaswellasalaelatraditionalMiddleEasternoodservedinapita.Thebeansthemselvesareapopularoodstaplethere.Therearetwotypesoababeanstanninvarietiesandlow-tanninvarieties.Low-tanninababeanisotenusedinhogrationswhilethetannin-containingvarietiesareusedlargelyinoodproducts.TanninalsoactsanaturalseedprotectantOlsonnotes.Alsoitsacropthatdoesnthavetobeheavilyertilizedheaddsbecauseababeansxnitrogenanditisthehighestnitrogen-x-ingapproximately90percentannualgrainlegumeglobally.AsnitrogenpricesincreasearmersarelookingorawaytocutcostsOlsonadds.CliordCyreoWestlocksCyreSeedFarmscanattesttothebenetsoababeans.Hesbeengrowingthemor15years.HeholdstherightstotheSnowbirdababeanvarietyinWesternCanadaalowtannintypesuitableorbothoodandeeduses.ThestandabilityisexcellentorthrashingCyresays.Asarascombininggoesitsveryeasy.Theseedsarebiggersoyouhavetohavetherightequipment.AnotherbenetCyrehasnotedistheactthatthereslittlepestanddiseasepressurewithababeans.Thereisoneungi-cideyoucanuseordiseasesonababeanwhichisorsclerotiniabutwehaventhadanissuewiththathenotes.Growersshouldwatchherbicideresidueswheretheyplantoseedababeans.Healsoadvisesnotplantingthemonhighnitrogengroundsandavoidingeldswithahistoryohavingalotomanurespreadonthem.Therearecurrently13ababeanvarietiesregisteredinCanadabutonlytwoarecommonlygrowninAlberta.TheseareMalik9-4andSnowbird.TwonewvarietiesSnowdropandTabascoarecurrentlyintheseedmultiplicationprocessandshouldbeavailabletocommercialgrowersinthenextcoupleyears.EthiopianMustardTakingOffItshardtoimagineanairplanebeingueledbymustardbutin2012therstfightoajetaircratpoweredwithbiouelmadeentirelyromEthiopianmustardtookplaceinOttawa.EthiopianmustardorBrassicacarinataholdstremendouspromiseasabiouelandisprizedasaoodsourceincountriessuchasArica.AnditsbeginningtogetnoticedinAlbertawhereitsbeingtestedasastartupcropinthehopesoitllinganichemarketdemand.ItisquiteadierentanimaltogrowitbroadensthescopeocropsthatproducerscanlookatsaysKevinFalkaresearcherFababeansaretakingoinAlberta.LPVTreaterTS2500ConveyorTri-FloPumpStandsHoppersLPX2000TreaterGOBULKWITHCAN-SEEDEQUIPMENTLTDTheNameinGrainProcessingHandlingSeedTreatersScaleWeighHoppersCompleteUSCAutomationUniversalPumpStandsTri-FloContinuousTreatingTubeSeriesConveyorsWalkingLegsVibratingHoppersAirOperatedBinGatesDumpRe-bagHoppersMixTanksU-ToteDirectInjectBinFillConveyorsUnderbinConveyorsTruckUnloadConveyors332PackhamAve.SaskatoonSKCanadaPhone306-244-2285Toll-free800-644-8397www.canseedequip.comLEARNMOREUSCLLC.COM 17AdvancingSeedinAlbertaspring.2015withAgricultureandAgri-FoodCanadabasedinSaskatoonSask.HestestingthecropinlocationsinsouthernAlbertaaprovincehesaysshowspromiseorgrowingit.ItneedsahotdryclimatesoorittobegrowninCanadayouhavetostaysouthhesays.IvetriedgrowingitasarnorthasBeaverlodgeAlta.butitdidntdowell.In2012and2013carinataacreswerecontractedinSaskatchewanandAlberta.NoEthiopianmustardacreswerecontractedin2014howeverbecauseitsexclusiveCanadiandistributorAgri-somaBiosciencesputitscontractingprogramonholdwhileitsoughtregu-latoryapprovaloritsuseinlivestockprotein.TheapprovalwasgrantedandAgrisomaestimatesatleast25000acresoEthiopianmustardwillbegrowninCanadain2015.WhenprocessedEthiopianmustardoilcanbeusedasanindustrialoilsuitedorbiouelproduction.AccordingtoFalktheresbeenaocusonreducingtheglucosecontentotheplantsoitcanbeusedasaeedration.InEthiopiaitsusedasaoodproductasitprovidesfavourtooodsimilartothatoaDijonmustardalthoughlesshot.Itsalate-maturingcropFalknotesandtakesaround10dayslongerthanArgentinecanolatomature.WhiterustandblacklegarenotanissueandFalkhasseenyieldsasgoodinotbetterthanthoseseenwithcanola.Itsalsoheatanddroughttolerantheaddsandyieldsasgoodinotbetterthancanolainthehotterdrierareas.Itsanup-and-comingcropthatweregoingtoseemoreoFalksays.MarcZienkiewiczEthiopianmustardisanemergingnichecropinAlberta.PhotocourtesyoKevinFalkwhygrowwinterwheat Thatsareallygoodthing.Itmeanspeopleareconcernedabouttheirhealthandwell-beingandthattheyreinapositiontomakepositivechoicesaboutwhattheyeat.ItalsospellsopportunityforCanadasagricultureindustry.Whatwedohasneverbeensoimportanttosomanypeoplehereathomeandaroundtheworld.Unfortunatelytoomanyoftheseconversationsaregeneratingfalseperceptionsaboutwhatweproduceandhowweproduceit.Thatsoftenbecauseforallthepeopletalkingaboutfoodtoofewareactuallypartoftheagricultureindustry.Andifwerenottellingourstorysomeoneelsewill.Thegoodnewsisitsnottoolateandwevegotlotsofpositivenewstoshare.Canadianagricultureisremarkablydiverseanddynamic.Yetforallthechangetheindustryhasseenovertheyearsoneimportantconstantremainsthefamilyfarm.Infact98percentofCanadianfarmsarefamilyfarms.Thatsakeypartoftheconversationbecausefromthegroundupwhatweeateverydayisproducedbypeoplewhowantthesamethingsallfamilieswantsafenutritiousfood.Thosesamevaluesalsoextendtohowourfoodisproduced.Canadianfarmsproducemorethaneverinwaysthataremoresustainablethanever.WhatagreatlegacyforfuturegenerationsTheresbeenalotoftalkaboutfoodandfarminglatelyonlineinthemediaandatthedinnertable.TakeyourplaceintheconversationYoureanimportantpartoftheconversation.Sospeakuptelltherealstory.THEREALSTORYOFAG THEREALSTORYOFAGTheworldisgrowingandeveryonedeservestohaveaccesstosaehighqualityood.ItsahugeresponsibilityandanincredibleopportunityorCanadianagriculture.Canadianarmersarerespondingbyproducingmoreoodthaneverallwhileusingewerresources.Thatsgoodnewshereathomeandaroundtheworld.Canadasopportunityworldooddemandissettogrow60by2050SourceCropLieCanadaCreatedAugust2014EveryfactCanadianagriculturehasalotgoingforitandsharingthefactsisagreatwaytojointheconversation.Ourresourcesectionislledwithtimelyinterestingcontentincludingdozensofeasy-to-sharefactphotos.Andeachonetellsanimportantstory.Herearejustafew THEREALSTORYOFAGNeverhasCanadianagricultureoferedmoreandmorediversecareeroptionsthanrightnow.Thereareopportunitiesinresearchmanuacturingnancialservicesmarketingandtradeeducationandtrainingandmore.Andallothesepositionsneedtobelledbytalentedenergeticpeople.Visitthewebsiteandconsiderwhattheactsmeantoyou.ThenjointheconversationAgMoreThanEver.ca.AgCareers.cominographic2013In2013thereweremorethan56000careeropportunitiesavailableintheagindustryinNorthAmerica.56000careeropportunitiesCreatedAugust2014tellsastoryThankstoCanadasagandoodindustrymorethan2.2millionCanadiansarebringinghomethebaconpardonthepuneveryday.ThatsliketheentirepopulationoVancouver.TheimpactonCanadaseconomyandonourcommunitiesandamiliesistrulyremarkable.CreatedAugust2014SourceAnOverviewoftheCanadianAgricultureandAgri-FoodSystem2014AgricultureandAgri-FoodCanada BeanAGvocateAgvocatesuniteLookingtochannelyourpassionforagAddingyournametoouragvocatelistisagreatwaytogetstarted.Youlljoinacommunityoflike-mindedpeopleandreceiveanemailfromuseverymonthwithagvocatetipstohelpyouspeakupfortheindustry.VisitAgMoreThanEver.caagvocatestojoin.ResourcestogetyoustartedJoiningtheagandfoodconversationisntalwayseasy.Whatyousayisimportant.Soishowyousayit.Ifyourefeelingalittleunsureaboutwhattodonextyouredenitelynotalone.Fortunatelywevegotpracticalexpertadvicetohelpyoubecomeaneectiveagvocate.Ouronlinewebinarseriesbringsrecognizedexpertsincommunicationsocialmediaandmediarelationsrighttoyourscreen.TopicsincludeTheartandscienceoftheagandfoodconversationSocialmedia101foragvocatesGettinginonthetoughconversationsWorkingwiththemediaasanagvocateVisitAgMoreThanEver.caandclickonAgConversations.THEREALSTORYOFAG THEREALSTORYOFAGSafefoodanimalwelfaresustainabilitypeoplecaredeeplyaboutthesethingswhentheymakefoodchoices.Andallofusintheagricultureindustrycaredeeplyaboutthemtoo.Butsometimesthegeneralpublicdoesntseeitthatway.WhyBecauseforthemostpartwerenottellingthemourstoryandtoooftensomeoneoutsidetheindustryis.Thejourneyfromfarmtotableisaconversationweneedtomakesurewereapartof.Soletstalkaboutittogether.VisitAgMoreThanEver.catodiscoverhowyoucanhelpimproveandcreaterealisticperceptionsofCanadianag.Weallsharethesametable.Pullupachair.Wetakeprideinknowingwewouldfeelsafeconsuminganyofthecropswesell.Ifwewouldnotuseitourselvesitdoesnotgotomarket.-KatelynDuncanSaskatchewanThewelfareofmyanimalsisoneofmyhighestpriorities.IfIdontgivemycowsahighqualityoflifetheywontgrowuptobegreatcows.-AndrewCampbellOntarioThenaturalenvironmentiscriticaltofarmerswedependonsoilandwaterfortheproductionoffood.Butwealsoliveonourfarmssoitsessentialthatweactasresponsiblestewards.-DougChorneyManitoba SeedTreatments24www.seed.ab.caAdvancingSeedinAlbertaTHEREareseveralbestpracticesproducerscanollowtogetgoodyieldspropercroprotationsgooddiseaseandinsectmanagementseedinginidealconditionsandconsistentseedingdepth.Howeveritseasytoallshortononeormoreotheseeachgrowingseasonandthatiswhereseedtreatmentscomein.Seedtreatmentsshouldbeconsideredaninsurancepolicy.Iyouhaveidealconditionsatseedingthentheseedtreatmentsmaynotpay.Howevermostspringsdonotprovidethoseidealcondi-tionssaysHarryBrookacropspecial-istwithAlbertaAgricultureandRuralDevelopment.Aseedtreatmentisachemicalorbiologicalsubstanceorphysicalprocessappliedtoseedsorseedlingstoprotectagainstinsectsseedandsoil-bornediseasesandcertainweatherconditionssuchasrostdroughtorfooding.Byprotectingtheseedromearly-seasonstressorsseedtreatmentshelpseedsreachtheirullgeneticpotential.Theprimaryroleoanycerealseedtreatmentistoimprovegerminationandemergenceandgetyoungseedlingsestablishedthroughtothetwo-toour-leastage.Atthatpointtheplantsshouldhavedevelopedrootandstemstructuresstrongenoughtooutgrowurtherseed-GettingSeedOtotheBestStartWiththetechnologyavailabletodayfarmersareincreasingtheirproduction.Seedtreatmentsareamongthenewesttechnologiesavailablebyhelpingseedgetthebestpossiblestarttheyarehelpingfarmersgrowmorefromless.lingdiseaseattack.Brooksaysseedtreatmentsprotecttheseedrompathogensinthesoilorabouttwoweeksandthentheirecacydeclines.Coolwetslowspringsshouldgiveyouabenetusingseedtreatmentshesays.ProductPipelineAwidevarietyoseedtreatmentsarecur-rentlyavailableandtheseproductshavecomealongwayinrecentyears.Someothenewestproductsboastsignicantlylowerapplicationratesthanolderproductsoperateviamultiplemodesoactiontocontrolmorediseasesandorinsectsand BraggingRights.Smartfarmersreadthefineprint155independentlarge-plottrialsinCanadabetween1994and2012showedanaverageyieldincreaseof6.Individualresultsmayvaryandperformancemayvaryfromlocationtolocationandfromyeartoyear.Thisresultmaynotbeanindicatorofresultsyoumayobtainaslocalgrowingsoilandweatherconditionsmayvary.Growersshouldevaluatedatafrommultiplelocationsandyearswheneverpossible.CalculationbasedonnetsalesofJumpStartfrom19972014.JumpStartisatrademarkofNovozymesBiologicalsLimited.Usedunderlicense.MonsantoBioAgandDesignisatrademarkofMonsantoTechnologyLLCMonsantoCanadaInclicensee.Allothertrademarksarethepropertyoftheirrespectiveowners.2014MonsantoCanadaInc.236-108.14isavailableoncanolavarietiesfromForacompletelistofvarietiesvisituseJumpStart.caForacanolacropyoucanbeproudoforderyourseedpre-treatedwithJumpStartinoculanttodiscoverincreasedrootgrowthandleafareaandhigheryieldpotential.JumpStart.Quickerstartstrongerfinish.Over20millionacrescantbewrong.JumpStartJumpStart 26www.seed.ab.caAdvancingSeedinAlbertaareavailableinready-to-applyormulations.Sincewereleasedourfrstseedtreatmentin1991theneedsogrowershavechangedalotwithcontinuouscroppingandnewcroprotationssaysTedLabunseedtreatmentspecialistorSyngentaCropProtectionCanada.Wekeptaddingtoourfrstsolutionbutnowwevetakenallthosesolutionsandputthemintoonesolutionthatseasytoapply.LabunisreerringtoSyngentasnewVibranceQuattroseedtreatmentwhichcontainsourungicidesinoneproductandcomesinaready-to-applyormula-tion.ThecompanyalsooersCruiserVibranceQuattrowhichhastheCruiserinsecticideorwirewormprotection.Bothproductscanbeappliedbycom-mercialseedtreatersbutarealsoavaila-bleinaconvenientpre-mixormulationthatcanbeappliedon-armwithouttherequirementoaclosedsystem.BayerCropSciencealsolaunchedtwonewseedtreatmentsthisyear.RaxilPROisanewcerealseedtreatmentthatcombinesthepowerothreeungicidesinaneasy-to-applymicro-dispersionormulation.RaxilProShieldincorpo-ratesthesystematicandcontactdiseaseprotectionromRaxilwiththeplanthealthbeneftsandwirewormprotec-tionoStressShield.BayerhasalsorecentlylaunchedtheSeedGrowthbrandwhichrepresentsthecompanysoursegmentsoseedtreatmentexpertiseproductsequip-mentservicesandcoatings.ThroughBayerSeedGrowtharmersgetsupportbeyondjustseedtreatmentstothequalityandlieotheirseedandcropssaysDerrickRozdebamanagerinte-gratedcommunicationsorBayer.In2014BayerpartneredwithAgGrowthInternationalAGItoco-designtheSTORMSeedTreaterorcomputerizedsel-adjustingmeteredin-yardseedtreatmentorcereals.Meanwhileintheallo2014NuarmAgriculturewasnamedtheexclusivedis-tributoroValentCanadasNipsItseedtreatmentsoron-armuseinCanadianmarkets.NipsItINSIDEisaninsecticideseedtreatmentcontainingtheactiveingredi-entclothianidinoeringCanadianwheatgrowersprotectionokeyinsectsinclud-ingwirewormsthroughcontactandsuper-systemicactivity.AccordingtothecompanyNipsItINSIDEstaysintheseedrootzonelongerthanotherinsecticideseedtreatmentsduetoitslowerwatersolubility.AsecondproductNipsItSUITEisanall-in-oneseedtreatmentcontainingtheungicidalactiveingredientsmetconazoleandmetalaxylandinsecticidalactiveingredientclothianidin.Metconazoleisanewungicideseedtreatmentwhichpro-videssuperiorprotectionagainstkeyseedandseedlingdiseasesincitedbyseed-borneandsoil-borneungalpathogenssuchasthebuntandsmutungiseedrotandseedlingdiseasescausedbyusariumandrhizoctoniasaysthecompany.SincereleasingitsInsureCerealseedtreatmentinearly2013BASFCanadahasbeenremindinggrowersaboutthebeneftsousingseedtreatments.ByusingaseedtreatmentwithplanthealthbeneftscropscangetotoagoodstartinspringsaysRussellTrischuktechni-calmarketingspecialistunctionalcropcareorBASFCanada.Through2011Seedtreatmentsshouldbeconsideredaninsurancepolicy.Ifyouhaveidealconditionsatseedingthentheseedtreatmentsmaynotpay.Howevermostspringsdonotprovidethoseidealconditions.HarryBrookTheprimaryroleoanyseedtreatmentistoimprovegerminationandemergenceandgetyoungseedlingsestablishedthroughtothetwo-toour-leastage. Un-sowyourWildOatsApre-emergenceapplicationofAvadexcontrolsGroup12resistantwildoatsbeforetheystart.ProtectyourcropsfromresistantbiotypesandboostyouryieldswithearlyseasonweedcontrolfromAvadexFormoreinformationcallUAPat1.800.561.5444AvadexisaregisteredtrademarkofGowanCompanyL.L.C.PMRAReg.No.is25112.Alwaysreadandfollowlabeldirections.1200209.12 28www.seed.ab.caAdvancingSeedinAlbertaMidgetolerantwheatprotectsyourcropagainstdevastatingpestdamagebutitsuptoyoutoprotectthetechnology.TheStewardshipAgreementlimitstheuseoffarm-savedseedtoonegenerationpastCertifiedseed.Itsasimplestepthatkeepstheinterspersedrefugesystemattheproperlevelpreventingbuild-upofresistantmidge.Withouttherefugewerisklosingtheoneandonlytolerantgene.ThereisnoplanB.Protectthisimportanttool.Planforhighyieldsandqualitygradesforyearstocome.Contactyourretailerorvisitwww.midgetolerantwheat.ca.and2012BASFconductedanextensivetrialprogramusingInsure.In30trialsorwheatInsure-treatedseedhadatwo-bushelincreaseovercompetitors.Inbarleytheincreasewasthreebushelsandinoatitwasmorethanaour-busheladvantageortheInsure-treatedseed.Insureisaready-to-useseedtreatmentwiththreemodesoactionpyraclos-trobintriticonazoleandmetalaxyl.ApplicationOptionsNomatterhowgoodtheproductitcanonlybeeectiveiappliedevenlyandatthepropervolumetoallsidesoeachandeveryseed.Whilegettingseedtreatedcommerciallymightbemoreexpensivethantreatingon-armthepayoromajobdonerightcanbeworththeextracost.Brooksaysproducersshouldavoiddripandgravity-edapplicationsastheyresultininconsistentandunreliablecoverage.Forbestresultsherecommendsbuyingpre-treatedcertifedseedorusingagoodon-armseedtreater.Onarmapplicationisconvenientbuttomaximizetheeectivenessotheun-gicideitneedstobeoneveryseed.Moston-armapplicatorscantdoasgoodajobgettinganevencoatingontheseedasaseedtreaterinthelocalseedplanthesays.Manyproducersusetheirlocalseedcleaningplanttoapplytheseedtreatmentbecauseothis.AccordingtoLabunSyngentasup-portsbothcommerciallytreatedseedandon-armapplication.Whatisreallyimportantisthatthequalityoapplica-tionisthebestitcanbe.Thatiscriticalorfeldperormance.Labunsaystheapplicationmethodreallydependsonthecrop.Forpulsesandcerealswerecommendbothon-armapplicationsandcommercialapplicationbutcanolaismuchmorechallengingtotreatsowerecommendgrowersonlygothroughcommercialtreatingorcanolasaysLabun.Iaproducerchoosestogotheon-armrouteLabunsaystheyhavelotsosupportavailabletothem.Wehavefveseedtreatmentspecialistsinthefeldthathelpwithapplicationbestpractices.LastyearweheldaclinicinReginatotrainproducers.Webroughtinfvepiecesoequipmenttreatedseedandtalkedaboutsaetyandproperequipment.Wealsoholdgrowermeetingswherewebringequipmentinanddosometrain-inghesays.Thequalityoapplicationiscriticaltoseefeldperormancepoortreatmentisntgoingtogetthereturnoninvestmentthatproducersneed.JulieMcNabbWhatisreallyimportantisthatthequalityofapplicationisthebestitcanbe.Thatiscriticalforeldperformance.TedLabun Growthecanolathatdelivershigherreturns.MakemoremoneywiththeCargillSpecialtyCanolaProgram.Withourhigh-yieldingVICTORYV-ClassandInVigorHealthhybridsandproftableprogramyoucangeneratethesuperioryieldsyoudemandandthehigherreturnsyoudeservesobothyourcropsandyourbusinesswillthrive.Learnmoreatcargillspecialtycanola.com.TheCargilllogoandVICTORYareregisteredtrademarksoCargillIncorporatedusedunderlicense.InVigorisaregisteredtrademarkotheBayerGroup.BayerCropScienceisamemberoCropLieCanada.2014CargillIncorporated.Allrightsreserved.www.cargillspecialtycanola.comwww.cargill.caVICTORYInVigorHealth EyeonOttawa30www.seed.ab.caAdvancingSeedinAlbertaBILLC-18theAgriculturalGrowthActpassedsecondread-ingintheSenateinearlyDecemberandhasnowbeenreerredtotheStandingCommitteeonAgricultureandForestryordetailedexaminationearlyin2015.ThebillwasfrstintroducedbyFederalAgricultureMinisterGerryRitzinearlyDecember2013.TheActproposeschangestoninepiecesoederallegislationsevenundertheoversightotheCanadianFoodInspectionAgencyandtwounderAgricul-tureandAgri-FoodCanada.Theconsensusothevastmajorityoarmersseedindustryparticipantsandvaluechainorganizationsromcoast-to-coastisstrongsupportorthechangestoPlantBreedersRightslegisla-tionthatareproposedinBillC-18saysDaveBautepresidentotheCanadianSeedTradeAssociation.BreakingBreedingBarriersThebiggestdiscussionsaroundthebillhaveinvolvedthepro-posedchangestothePlantBreedersRightsActthatwillbringCanadaunderUPOV91.MostUPOVmembersarealreadymeetingUPOV91requirementsincludingmanyoCanadaskeytradingpartnerssuchasAustraliatheEuropeanUnionJapanSouthKoreaandtheUnitedStates.ThelargepartothelegislationthatisveryimportanttotheseedindustryaretheproposedamendmentstoPlantBreedersRightssaysBaute.TheseamendmentswouldputCanadianplantbreedersonanequalootingwithplantbreedersaroundtheworldgivingthemtheconfdencetoinvestinplantbreedingandvarietydevelopmentinCanada.Itwouldalsogiveinterna-tionalplantbreederstheconfdencetosendtheirsuperiorvarie-tiestoCanada.Thisisveryimportanttotheseedindustryandtothearmersweserve.Wehavebeenworkingorthisorover20yearsandareveryanxioustoseetheamendmentsimplemented.AccordingtoAnthonyParkerCommissioneroPlantBreedersRightsattheCanadianFoodInspectionAgencyspecifcrevi-sionstothePBRAincludeExtendingthedurationoprotectionrom18to20years25yearsortreesandvinesAllowingplantbreederstosellavarietyinCanadaoruptooneyearbeoreapplyingorPlantBreedersRightsprotec-tioninordertotestthemarketadvertiseortoincreasestockProvidingautomaticprovisionalprotectionoranewplantvarietyromthedateoflingwhichwouldallowapplicantstoexercisetheirrightswhilegrantorightsapplicationsarependingandExtendingplantbreedersrightstoincludereproductionimportexportconditioningcleantreatandstockingorthecommercialpurposesopropagatinginadditiontothecurrentsystemthatalreadyallowsorthesaleopropagat-ingmaterialandtheproductionopropagatingmaterialintendedorsale.ThesechangeswillencourageincreasedinvestmentinplantbreedinginCanadaandencourageoreignbreederstoprotectandselltheirvarietieshere.AsaresultCanadasarmerswillbeneftromimprovedaccesstoinnovativenewvarietiesthathavebeenbredtoenhancecropyieldsimprovediseaseanddroughtresistanceandmeetspecifcmarketdemandssaysParker.WhiletherehasalreadybeenalotoexcitementwithinCanadaonwhatthebillmeansortheutureoplantbreedingtherehasalsobeeninterestinternationally.ThetopicoBillC-18andinparticulartheimpendingchangestoCanadasPlantBreedersRightsActcomesupregularlyespe-ciallywithbreedersandcolleaguesromoverseas.InternationalbreedersarereluctantatbesttosendmaterialtoCanadaorevaluationortodevelopmaterialspecifcallyorCanadaduetothelimitedabilitytoprotecttheirintellectualpropertyandBillC-18ismovingquicklythroughParliamentbringingwithitthepromiseofincreasedinvestmentmoretradeopportunitiesandlessredtapeforCanadasagriculturalsector.Long-AwaitedLegislationAgricultureMinisterGerryRitzseenherewithCanterraSeedsPresidentDavidHansenhasintroducedBillC-18theAgriculturalGrowthActwhichproposeschangestoninepiecesoederallegislationsevenundertheoversightotheCanadianFoodInspectionAgencyandtwounderAgricultureandAgri-FoodCanada.PhotocourtesyCanterra COVERMOREACRESSalordPrecisionDoubleDiscAirPlanterscovermoreacreswhiledeliveringthesameproductmoreaccuratelythanotherseedingtechnology.525PrecisionDoubleDiscAirPlanterFUELSAVINGSDiscdrillsrequire13lessuelperacre.SEEDSAVINGSThesuperiorseedbedperormanceothedoublediscdrillwithitsuniormemergenceandhighgerminationratehasmadeittheproduceropenerochoiceorplantinghighvaluecrops.Highqualityseedbedstypicallytranslateintolessseedrequired.www.salfordgroup.comOntarioCanada1-866-442-1293SEEDFASTERSalordprecisiondoublediscopenershaveparallellinkagesoneachrowandtheofsetdiscbladesslicecleanlythroughhighvolumeresidueandhardsoilorprecisedepthcontrolwithouthairpinning.Salordspegmeterrollmaintainsmeteringaccuracyregardlessoseedsizeatspeedsupto7mph.Themetercanapplyproductbetween5lbsand250lbsperacreandtheindividualmetercompartmentsbalancedairmanioldanddimpledtowerscombinetoensureevenseeddistributionromrowtorow.DoubleDiscDrillSingleDiscDrillHoeDrillDoubleDiscDrillHoeDrillUSESLESSSEEDUSESLESSFUEL PhotocourtesyCSTA32www.seed.ab.caAdvancingSeedinAlbertabecompensatedoritsusesaysErinArmstrongdirectoroindustryandregulatoryaairsorCanterraSeeds.HowevernewmaterialstartedfowingassoonastheintroductionothebillwasannouncedinDecember2013withtheexpectationthatbythetimesomeotheselinesareeligibletobecomeregisteredvarietiestheywillbeabletogetPBRwithUPOV91terms.OnthedomesticlevelArmstrongsaysthereremainssomedegreeomisunderstandingaboutthetermsoUPOV91andwhatitwillmeanonceourPBRAcomplieswithitsterms.Thisleadstohesitationamongsomebutoverallthereisgoodsup-portshesays.Thereisrecognitionitisrequiredtogrowinvest-mentinplantbreedingespeciallyincereals.Thisinvestmentwillultimatelybenetgrowerswhowillhaveaccesstomoreandbettergenetics.Moreinvestmentmeansmoreprivateinvolve-mentinplantbreedinginadditiontothepublicprogramslead-ingtoincreasedcompetitionaswellasincreasedopportunitiesorcollaborationnewbreedingtoolsandtechnologiesmorediversegermplasmimprovedagronomicssuchasyielddiseasepackagesandend-usequality.ImprovingSeedTradeAttheendothedaystrongerPBRlegislationwillimproveCanadasseedtradeglobally.Strengthenedintellectualpropertyrameworkwillencour-ageoreignbreederstoreleasenewvarietiesintotheCanadianmarketorevaluationandsaleprovidinggrowersandarmerswithincreasedchoicewhensourcingseedvarietiestomeettheirspecicneedssaysParker.Inadditionincreasedinvestmentindomesticplantbreedingprogramswilldevelopinnovativeandhigheryieldingvarieties.TwokeyelementsotheUPOVrameworkappliedinternation-allyareharmonizationandreciprocityexplainsParker.WhatthismeansisabreedercanapplyorprotectioninanyUPOVmembercountryandreceiveconsistentandharmonizedintellec-tualpropertyprotection.AssuchCanadianplantbreederswillbenetromprotectionortheirvarietiesnotjusthereinCanadabutwhentheyexportpropagatingmaterialothesesuccessulvarietiesoruseinotherUPOVmembercountries.DaveBautePresidentotheCanadianSeedTradeAssociationsaystheconsensusothevastmajorityoarmersseedindustryparticipantsandvaluechainorganizationsromcoast-to-coastisstrongsupportorthechangestoPlantBreedersRightslegislationthatareproposedinBillC-18.THISGUYJUSTpIckedUp44MTofperfecTlYTreaTedwHeaTIn38MInUTeSSearchG40SeedTreateronYouTubeandseeforyourself.www.seedtreating.comBrianEllisPhone403-556-2846Fax403-556-6604gseedtelusplanet.net 33AdvancingSeedinAlbertaspring.2015FurtherBeneftsThereareotherpositiveimplicationsofthebillincludingchangestovarietyregistration.AmongthoseofuswhodealwiththeregulationssurroundingvarietyregistrationthesectionsofBillC-18whichwillmovecroptypesfromoneparttoanotherthroughIncorporationbyReferenceratherthanthecurrentcum-bersomeprocessareverywelcomealsosaysArmstrong.BautesaysitwillalsoamendtheSeedsActtoallowforforeigndatatobeusedinapprovalsystemsinCanadaspeedinguptheavailabilityofnewvarietiesandattributesforfarmerswithoutcompromisingoursciencebasedregulatorysystem.Italsoproposesanamendmentthatwouldallowforcertainthingswhichmaynotbechangedwithoutgoingthroughthecomplicatedandtime-sensitiveregulatoryprocesstobemovedoutofregulationandincorporatedbyreference.ForexamplethelistofweedsintheWeedSeedsOrdercouldbemovedoutofregulationandthenaftertheappropriateconsultationandeconomicimpactanalysisthelistcouldbechangedwiththeapprovaloftheministerheadds.AccordingtoCFIAsParkerseveralgroupswithintheagsectorareexcitedforwhatthebillmeansforthefuture.Plantbreed-ersbothpublicandprivateandatthedomesticandinterna-tionallevelcontinuetobeveryencouragedbyprogressofthebillthroughParliament.ProducerorganizationssuchastheCanadianFederationofAgricultureandPartnersinInnovationcontinuetovoicetheirstrongsupportforthePBRAUPOV91amendments.WhilesomecommentatorshaveexpressedconcernthatthebillcoverstoomanychangesmakingithardtofullyunderstandtheimplicationsofthechangeBautethinksitissimple.TheprovisionsinBillC-18willensurethatfarmershavemoretimelyaccesstonewandimprovedvarietiesdevelopedbothinsideandoutsideofCanadianborders.Theseedtradewillbeabletodeliverthosevarietieshesays.InadditionthelegislationprovidesanexceptiontoPlantBreedersRightstoallowfarmerstosavestoreandconditiongrainproducedfromprotectedvarietiesontheirfarmstouseasseedontheirownfarms.WithinthelegislationthisiscalledtheFarmersPrivilegesomethingcurrentlynotaddressedinexistinglegislation.JulieMcNabbACloserLookTheActstobeamendedundertheAgriculturalGrowthActincludePlantBreedersRightsActFeedsActFertilizersActSeedsActHealthofAnimalsActPlantProtectionActAgricultureandAgri-FoodAdministrativeMonetaryPenaltiesActallundertheCFIAandtheAgriculturalMarketingProgramsActandFarmDebtMediationActunderAgricultureandAgri-FoodCanada.ForeverystageofcropdevelopmentyoucancountonPercNPhos.FromearlydevelopmentrightthroughthestressfultimesPercNPhosisverybenefcialin-urrowsidedressandoliaroranycrop.Itgivesplantsnecessaryenzymesvitaminsandaminoacidsmakingthemstrongtoprotectagainstdiseaseandstresses.PercNPhosprovidesthecropasurgeoenergytoquicklygrowromitsyoungvulnerablestage.AddingPercNPhosgivesplantsenergytowithstanddiverseconditionsthroughoutthegrowingseason.ImproverootsIncreasevigourReducestressMakehigheryieldswithhealthierplantsContactustodayforafreeinformationkit.Tollfree800-353-3086Emailsolutionscangrow.comcangrow.com ThreatWatchGROWERSONHIGHALERTFORSTRIPERUST34www.seed.ab.caAdvancingSeedinAlbertaStriperusthasbeendevelopingearlierthaneverbeforeonwinterwheatincentralAlbertawhichmaymeanitisoverwinteringintheregion.EARLYINthe2014cropseasontwoAlbertaAgricultureandRuralDevel-opmentAARDpathologistsKrishanKumarandKequanXiobservedheavyinectionsostriperustonwinterwheatintheOldsAlta.cerealbreedingnursery.Samplesostriperust-inectedwinterwheatwerealsoobservedinbreedingplotsandcommercialfeldsnearLacombeandBentley.KumarandXisug-gestedthatastheydneverbeoreobservedsuchsevereearlyinectionthestriperustpathogenmighthaveoverwinteredincentralAlberta.AccordingtoMichaelHardingaresearchscientistwithAARDitisunusualorthestriperustpathogenPucciniastriiformistooverwinterinAlberta.MostyearshesaysitenterstheprovinceromawesterlydirectionthePacifcNorthweststateswhereitnormallyoverwinters.DuetothepredominantwesterlywindtrajectoriesthediseaseisalmostalwaysobservedfrstinsouthwesternAlbertabecauseitisthefrstregioninAlbertaalongthenaturaldisseminationpathwaytoreceivestriperustsporeshowersromtheoverwinteringsourcesintheUSAHardingnotes.AterappearinginsouthwesternAlbertathediseasewillmovenorthandeastdependingonprevailingwindsandenvironmentalconditions.HardingbelievesthereareseveralconvincingobservationsthatbackthesuggestionthatstriperustoverwinteredincentralAlberta.ThefrstisitsearlyappearanceincentralAlbertawithoutconcurrentinectionoundinsouthernAlbertawherestriperustsporeswouldnormallyhaveenteredtheprovince.ThearrivalostriperustfrstincentralAlbertaandsoearlyinthegrowingseasonisunusualandverysuggestiveoanoverwinteringeventthereHard-ingsays.XiandKumarconfrmedtheoverwinteringpotentialHardingexplainsbycollectingleasamplesrombeneathsnowdritsandbringingthemindoorsortesting.Theirfndingswereilluminativetheydiscoveredthatviablestriperustinectionsweresurvivingthroughthewinterundertheinsulatedsnowcover.DenisGaudetacerealpathologistwithAgricultureandAgri-FoodCanadaAAFCbelievesthereisplentyomerittoXiandKumarsclaims.Iwouldconcurwiththeirassessmenthesays.TheonsetomoderatetoseveresymptomsearlyinthegrowthseasonthatwasobservedinOldsisnottypicalotheusualspringinectionpatternwhichisatracetolightinectionorlessthanonepercentseverity. 35AdvancingSeedinAlbertaspring.2015SecondlyGaudetsaystheregionrequentlyhasanuninter-ruptedsnowcoverduringthewinterthathelpsprotecttheungusandplanttissuesromcoldinjuryanddeathwhichcanleadtowidespreadsurvivalostriperustromaallinectionthroughoutthewinter.Thereareotherpossiblereasonsorearlyinectionhowever.ItispossiblethatheavysporeshowersoriginatingromthePacicNorthwestUSAoccurredinearlyspringandthiscouldhaveaccountedortheearlyseverestriperustobservedhesays.Coolmoistgrowingconditionsduringtheearlyspringwouldhavepromotedthedevelopmentotheungusinthewheatplant.RegardlessothecausesortheearlydevelopmentostriperustincentralAlbertaseedgrowersandarmersshouldbeonhighalertearlyin2015anduseproactivemanagementtech-niquestoensureminimaldamageinwinterwheat.ManagementTechniquesHardingsaystheuseocerealcultivarswithresistancetostriperustisthemostimportantstrategyseedgrowersandarmerscanemploytocombatthedisease.Incaseswherestriperustresistanceisnotavailablemanage-mentothediseasecanbeachievedbyvigilantscoutingandtimelyungicideapplicationsHardingnotes.Striperustdiseasecandevelopandspreadveryveryrapidlysorequentscoutingorthecharacteristicstripesthathaveorangesporepustulesiscritical.Hesaysungicidesmaybeappliedpreventativelyinotherwordsorsusceptiblevarietiesungicidesshouldeitherbeappliedinadvanceorassoonasstripesappearistriperusthasbeenreportedintheregion.ApplyinguppercanopyleaveswithungicidefagleavesandpenultimateleaveswillhelpavoidyieldlossbecausethesetwoleavesarethegreatestcontributorstoEarlyinthe2014cropseasontwoAlbertaAgricultureandRuralDevelopmentpathologistsobservedheavyinectionsostriperustonwinterwheatintheOldsAlta.cerealbreedingnursery.PhotocourtesyAARDMaximizemilkproductionandprotabilitywithDairyMaxforalfalfaandcorn.Tollfree800-353-3086Emaildairymaxcangrow.comcangrow.comScienticallyprovenformulaIncreasemilkproductionupto20pertonneofforageIncreasebredigestibilityupto17LowermilkproductioncostperlitreIncreasesilagetonnesperacreContactustodayforafreeinformationkit. 36www.seed.ab.caAdvancingSeedinAlbertaGeneson-line.Geneson-line.Forgenesthatfityourfarmvisitwww.secan.comwww.secan.comGenesthatfityourfarmisaregisteredtrademarkofSeCan.yieldincereals.Ithediseaseisnotpresentontheupperleavesorcomesinlateintheseasonwhengrainllwillnolongerbeaectedtheuseoungicidesisnotcost-eective.Theoptimumtimeorapplyingungicidesisaroundfower-ingduringwhichthesetwoleavesareullyexpandedGaudetexplains.IungicidesareappliedtooearlyinthegrowingseasonbeoreulldevelopmentandextensionothesetwoNewsourcesofresistancearebeingincorporatedandstackedsothattheresistancewillbelonglasting.RobertGrafleavesanadditionalspraymaybenecessary.MonitoreldsorstriperustandiincidenceorseveritylevelsexceedvepercentparticularlyinJuneandJulyungicidescanbeapplied.GaudetsteamattheLethbridgeResearchCentreperormsweeklystriperustsurveillanceinsouthernAlbertaduringthesummermonthsandoersungiciderecommendationsaservicethatshouldcontinueinto2015.HardingandGaudetbothcautionthatissueswithstriperustinectingandoverwinteringintheall-sownwinterwheatcanalsobeavoidedigrowersresistseedingwinterwheattooearlyinAugustorearlySeptemberbecausethiscancreateagreenbridgebetweenthespringwheatcropandthewinterwheatcrop.ResistantVarietiesRobertGrafaresearchscientistinwinterwheatbreedingwithAgricultureandAgri-FoodCanadasaysthatthevarietyRadiantwhichcarriesYr10waseffectiveinresistingstriperustuntilafewyearsagowhennewstrainsofstriperustbegantoovercomeitsresistance.Thegoodnewsisthattherearesomenewwinterwheatvarietiesthathaveeffectiveresistancehesays.VarietiesclassiedbytheAlbertaSeedGuideasboastingvaryinglevelsofresistancetostriperustincludethefollowingWithintheCWRWwheatclassthesevarietieshavemoderateresistanceACTempestMoatsEmersonAACGatewayavailableinfall2015CDCChasepotentiallyavailablein2016AmongtheGeneralPurposewinterwheatvarietiesthesehavemoderateresistancePeregrinePintailSunriseSwainsonGrafhaspositivenewsaboutthedevelopmentofnewvarietieswithstriperustresistance.WithinthebreedingprogramIhavelineswithverygoodstriperustresistanceatallstagesofdevelopmenthesays.Incollaborationwithmycolleaguesnewsourcesofresistancearebeingincorporatedandstackedsothattheresistancewillbelonglasting. Forover35yearsAndrukowGrouphasbeenprovidingleadingedgeagriculturalsolutionstofarmersacrossAlberta.Fromtherstseedsewninspringtothelastswathofbountifulharvestandeverydayinbetweenourgoalistoseeyousucceed.OfferingafullcomplimentofcanolaandcerealseedoptionsliquidanddryfertilizerchemicalnutritionandfarmbusinessplanningsolutionswetrulyareyourHowToGoToPeoplecommittedtogettingyouwhatyouneedwhenyouneedit.OurmissionremainssimpleMakingagricultureourclientsandourpeoplebetterstrongerandproudoftheirprofession.CallyourlocalAGSIPartnerlocationtodayorvisitwww.agsiag.comformoreinformation. 38www.seed.ab.caAdvancingSeedinAlbertaGaudetsteamhasalreadyobservedstriperustpustulesinwinterwheatseededthisfallduringarecentsurveyofSouth-ernAlberta.Wewillbemonitoringthesurvivalofstriperustthroughoutthewintersowewillhaveananswerbynextspring.Striperustcanonlysurviveonalivinghostbutitcanmoveintoafall-seededcropfromaspring-seededcropiftheformerisplantedtooearlyorifvolunteercerealsaregrowingnearby.InrareinstanceswherestriperustoverwintersonawinterwheatcroporongrassyorcerealvolunteersthereabridgefromonegreencroptoanotherandfromoneseasontothenextHard-ingsays.JulienneIsaacsAccordingtoMichaelHardingaresearchscientistwithAARDitisunusualforthestriperustpathogenPucciniastriiformistooverwinterinAlberta.Striperustdiseasecandevelopandspreadveryveryrapidlysofrequentscoutingforthecharacteristicstripesthathaveorangesporepustulesiscritical.MichaelHardingPhotocourtesyAARDGotErgotorFusariumHowaboutBarleyinyourWheatCan-SeedEquipmentLtdhasthesolutionsMakethemostofabadsituationandmakemoneyatthesametimeForsbergOliverGravityTablesSortexOpticalColourSortersWithShapeSortingUSCSeedTreatersTollFree1-800-644-8397www.canseedequip.com332PackhamAveSaskatoonSKS7N2T1 Ourhatsofftothosewhoembracethecold.Getafreebomberhatandachancetowinacoolgetaway.Youcantchangetheweather.Youjusthavetofaceit.ThatstheideabehindtheEmbracetheColdGiveaway.Itsyourchancetowinyourchoiceofaskigetawayorapowdersnowmobiletripfortwo.JustviewtheinformativevideoonthebenetsofInsureCerealseedtreatmentandusethePINCOLD519toenterthedraw.Thebestpartiseveryonewinsbecauseyoullreceiveahighqualitythermalbomberhatjustforwatching.Visitagsolutions.cainsureembracethecoldtoenter.Nopurchasenecessary.StartsJan2151200AMETandendsFeb28151159PMET.OpentoCanadiangrowerswhoresideiniAlbertaiiPeaceRegionofBritishColumbiaiiiManitobaorivSaskatchewanandwhoaaretheowneroperatorordesignatedrepresentativeofafarmandbhavereachedthelegalageofmajorityintheirprovinceofresidence.Onlineentryandfullrulesincludingfullprizedescriptionsandcompleteentryrequirementsatwww.agsolutions.cainsureembracethecold.EacheligibleparticipantwhoenterstheContestwillbeeligibletoreceiveone1bomberhatwiththeINSURECEREALlogowhilesupplieslastARV25CADeach.One1GrandPrizeavailableconsistingofone1tripfortwo2legalageofmajorityadultsoneitheraaSkiGetawayORbaPowderSnowmobiletrip.Skill-testingquestionrequired.Oddsdependonnumberofeligibleentries.Alwaysreadandfollowlabeldirections.AgSolutionsisaregisteredtrade-markofBASFCorporationAgCelenceandINSUREareregisteredtrade-marksofBASFSEallusedwithpermissionbyBASFCanadaInc.INSURECEREALshouldbeusedinapreventativediseasecontrolprogram.2015BASFCanadaInc. ClubrootManagement40www.seed.ab.caAdvancingSeedinAlbertaANEWclubrootpathotypethatcanovercomeclubrootresist-ancehasbeenconfrmedinAlbertafelds.A2014clubrootsurveywrittenbyateamoresearchersheadedbyStephenStrelkovdivisiondirectoroPlantBioSystemsandproessorattheUniversityoAlbertaclaimsthat648com-mercialcanolacropsin36countiesandmunicipalitiesinAlbertaweresurveyedtoreveal104newcasesoclubroot.Additionalsurveysbycountyandmunicipalpersonnelidentifedanother279newrecordsothediseaseoratotalo383clubroot-inestedfeldsin2014thesurveystates.Othefeldssurveyedseveralplantedtoresistantcanolawereoundtohavemildtomediumlevelsoclubrootinectionsignsoapathotypethatcanovercomeclubrootresistance.In2013sclubrootsurveyStrelkovidentifedhigher-than-nor-mallevelsoclubrootpathogensinfeldsoapparentlyresistantcanola.SubsequentlyStrelkovandhisteaminoculatedcertifedcanolaseedwiththecollectedpathogenundergreenhouseconditions.Thenewstraincausedalmost100percentdamageinthegreenhousetrialeventhoughthecanolavarietyusedwasresist-anttoexistingclubrootpathogens.ThisyearStrelkovsteamtestedseedromallmajorcompanies.WewantedtofndoutwhethertheothervarietieswereholdingupagainstthisstrainsaysStrelkov.Weinoculatedproductsromallthedierentcompaniesandwediscoveredthisnewstraincouldovercomeallothecurrentresistantvarietiesinuse.StrelkovandhisteamhavebeenworkingwithAlbertaAgricul-tureandRuralDevelopmentAARDandtheCanolaCounciltocollectsamplesandconducturthertesting.Thepathotypewasidentifedthisyearinmanyfeldswhereclubroothadnotpreviouslybeenconfrmed.EventhoughthedamageinthosefeldswaslowtomoderateStrelkovsaystheremightbeayieldimpactdowntheroadespeciallyinareaswheretheproblemcontinuestointensiy.MichaelHardingaresearchscientistwithAARDsaysthefndingshaveseriousimplicationsorcanolagrowersinAlberta.Theappearanceoanewpathotypethatcanovercometheclubrootresistanceisogreatconcernespeciallysincealloourcurrentlyavailableclubroot-resistantcultivarsareineectiveagainstthispathotypehesays.Hardingbelievesthefndingswhileworryingarenotsurpris-inginthelargercontextoclubrootresistancegenedeploymentinotherareasotheworld.Theclubrootpathogenisaverydi-fcultorganismtostayaheadointermsodeploymentomajorgeneresistancebecauseithasthecapacitytogenerategreatdiversitypathotypesandproduceextremelyhighnumbersolong-livedrestingsporeshesays.Addedtogetherhighdiversityextremereproductivepoten-tialandthepathotypesabilitytosurvivelongperiodsotimeinthesoilmeansthatnewpathotypescandevelopateronlytwoorthreeresistantcropcyclesHardingargues.AARDcontinuestoassessthesituationwithsurveillanceandresearchactivitiestoanalyzethenewpathotype.Hardingsaysdamagein2015willbedependentonavarietyoactors.Firsttheenvironmentwilldeterminetheclubrootdiseasepotentialtosomeextent.Adryspringwillbelessconduciveordiseasedevelopmenthesays.Crophistoryandrotationwillalsohaveimpactonspecifcregionssusceptibilitytothenewpathotype.GrowerswhoNewClubrootPathotypeontheHorizonAlbertaresearchershaveidentifedanewclubrootpathotype.Proactivemanagementwillbekeyin2015.PhotocourtesyAARDAnewclubrootpathotypethatcanovercomeclubrootresistancehasbeenconfrmedinAlbertafelds. 41AdvancingSeedinAlbertaspring.2015emphasizebiosecurityandsanitizationtopreventmovementoinestedsoilontheiroperationswillhaveabetterchanceopreventingnewinestations.SanitizationKeytoManagementInStrelkovsviewthemostvaluabletoolormanagingclubrootresistanceisthecontinueduseoresistantvarieties.Incaseswhereresistancehasbeenovercomelongerrotationsarewar-rantedandcanhelpmaintaintheintegrityotheresistancebyreducingselectionpressureonthepathogen.TheUniversityoAlbertascanolabreedingandresearchteamhasdevelopedagreatdealogermplasmwhichiscurrentlybeingscreenedagainstthenewpathogenaccordingtoHabiburRahmanaresearchscientistwiththedepartmentoAgriculturalFoodandNutritionalScience.Rahmansaystheteamhascom-pletedoneroundotestsandiscurrentlycompletingitssecondround.Bytheendothisyearwellknowiwehaveresistancetothispathotypehesays.Itstoosoontosaywhethertheresultsothosetestsmightleadtonewvarietiesresistanttothenewclub-rootpathotypesbutinthemeantimegrowerscannotaordtobypassbestmanagementpractices.SanitizationoequipmentisimportantsaysStrelkov.Irealizeitsdiculttocleanoallequipmentbutmechanicalcleaningshouldbepracticedatleast.Workingclubroot-inestedeldslastisalsoarecommendedstrategyastotalsanitizationoequipmentcanbedicult.Hardingsecondstheclaimthatsanitizationiskey.Propersanitizationoanyequipmentcarryingsoilwillreducethespreadodiseasehesays.Sanitizationinvolvescleaningallsoilandorganicmaterialromequipmentandthenapplyingadisinect-anttokillanyremainingspores.ButHardingclaimsthatscoutingshouldbetherststepinmanagingclubrootbeginningatfoweringandendingatswathing.Earlydetectionoclubrootcouldmeanthedierencebetweenaproblemthatis10m2asopposedtoonethatgoesunnoticedandbecomesaproblemacrossanareao25haorlargerhesays.Agoodwaytobeginscoutingisattheentrancetoeldsgrowersshouldpull50to100plantsandinspecttherootsorsignsoclubroot.Patchesodeadorprematurelyripenedplantsshouldalsobeinspected.Minimizingtillageisanotherrecommendedstrategyormini-mizingthespreadothepathogen.AccordingtoClintJurkeagronomydirectorattheCanolaCounciloCanadaanintegratedsystemogoodstewardshippracticeswillhelpmitigatetheproblem.Acombinedstrategyincludingtheuseoresistantvarietieslengthyrotationsininestedeldsvigilantweedcontrolreducedorzerotillageandequipmentsanitizationisthebestbetorgrowersinhigh-riskclubrootzones.Stewardshipoourmanagementtoolsisessentialhesays.JulienneIsaacsBlacklegManagementAccordingtoClintJurkeagronomydirectorattheCanolaCouncilofCanadablacklegheavilyinfectedsomeeldsinAlbertain2014.WerecommendthatgrowersscoutforblacklegmorethoroughlyatharvesteachyeartodetermineifitisbecomingaproblemintheirfarmingsituationsaysJurke.Ifitisincreasinggrowersneedtolengthentheirrotationorstartchangingvarietiesthattheyplantinordertoreducethepotentialforthedisease.MichaelHardingaresearchscientistwithAARDsaysblacklegwasnotworsein2014inAlbertacomparedtopreviousyearsbutwasstillpresentinmostcanolaelds.Strategiesforstewardshipincludepracticessuchasscoutinggrowingblackleg-resistantcultivarsandtheuseofthree-tofour-yearrotations.Blacklegmanagementmayalsobenetfromuseofregisteredseedtreatmentsandfoliar-appliedfungicidesHardingsays.Resistanceisamostusefulandimportanttooltomanagethediseaseandinareaswhereclubrootisveryseverelongerrotationsarewarranted.StephenStrelkov Clubroot10142www.seed.ab.caAdvancingSeedinAlbertaTheLowdownonClubrootWhatisClubrootClubrootisaserioussoil-bornediseaseocruciercropsinmanypartsotheworld.Thecrucieramilyincludesvegetablecropslikecabbagebroccoliandcaulifoweraswellaseldcropssuchascanolaandmustard.InBritishColumbiaQuebecandOntarioclu-brootisamajorconcernorcommercialvegetableproducers.Clubrootisespeciallyprob-lematicbecausethepathogenpersistsinsoilormanyyearsandcannotbecontrolledwithcropprotectionproductscurrentlyregisteredinCanada.ClubroothasthepotentialtobeasignicantthreattocanolaproductioninpartsoAlberta.HowmuchyieldlosswillclubrootcauseResearchwithcanolaindicatesinestationsapproaching100percentledto50percentyieldlosseswhile10to20percentinestationsledto5-10percentyieldlosses.Asaroughestimatethepercentyieldlossromclubrootisabouthalthepercentoinectedplants.DoesAlbertacurrentlyhaveaclubrootproblemIn2003therstcaseoclubrootinwesternCanadiancanolawasoundinaeldnearStAlbert.Surveysoneighboringeldssuggestedthattheproblemwasnotisolatedtooneeldoroneproducer.Surveysconductedsince2003haveconrmedclubrootthroughoutmuchocentralAlbertaandtwocountiesinsouthernAlberta.SurveyresultsindicatethatclubrootposesaseriousthreattocanolaproductioninAlberta.WhereisclubrootlikelytobeaproblemComputersimulationsbasedondiseaseandenvironmentalactorssuggestedthattheEdmontonregionwastheonlypartoAlbertalikelytohavesignicantclubrootprob-lems.FieldsurveyssincethenhoweverhaveoundclubrootinmanyothecountiesintheEdmontonregionbutalsoonecountyinsouthernAlberta.SourceAARD BayerCropScience.caor1888-283-6847orcontactyourBayerCropSciencerepresentative.Alwaysreadandfollowlabeldirections.InVigorisaregisteredtrademarkoftheBayerGroup.BayerCropScienceisamemberofCropLifeCanada.O-66-1114-10238268-E SeedPlantProfle44www.seed.ab.caAdvancingSeedinAlbertaCHANGE.ItsawordBillSinclairisveryamiliarwith.Theman-agerotheBashawSeedCleaningCo-opknowsthatoraseedplanttostayinbusinesschangeissomethingithastoembrace.Itsbeenquiteadynamicchangeperiodortheseedindustrythelast10yearsespeciallyhesays.Ourbusinesstodayisdoublewhatitwas10yearsago.SinclairtookoverasmanagerotheBashawseedplanttwodecadesago.Builtin1959theoriginalportionotheplantstillexistsbutthreemajorexpansionshavetakenplacesincethenanditsnowtripleitsoriginalsize.Ithastobebigbusinesshasincreasedalot.Itnowservesaround200activearmersbuthasatotalshareholderbaseo300.Forthesizeotheplantweareweprocessahighvolumeopedigreedseed.Wereabout15thintheprovinceortotalbush-elsprocessedbutinpedigreedseedweresixthSinclairsays.Bashawisacommunityoonly873locatedincentralAlbertaatthejunctionoHwy.21andHwy.53.Thetownmightbesmallbutislocatedonamajorrailline.OurarmersareatadefniteadvantageSinclairsays.Theseedplantwhichisnowoperatedbyouremployeesisalsolocatednearamaltplantwhichisanotheradvantage.Sinclairsaysdespitethoselogisticaladvantagesitstheplantsstellarreputationthatmakesittheseedplantochoiceoritscustomers.CHANGEALLINADAYSWORKFORBASHAWTheBashawSeedCleaningCo-opisdoingmorebusinessthaniteverhasinits56yearsofoperation. Theseedplantwhichisnowoperatedbyouremployeesisalsolocatednearamaltplantwhichisanotheradvantage.45AdvancingSeedinAlbertaspring.2015Ourclientbaseisquitewide.Wehaveclientshaulinggrainanhourtogethereandwehaveseedplantslocated40minutesineverydirectionromus.Therearealotoseedplantcooperativesveryclose.Sometimeswesharecustomerswithotherplantssometimestheybypassotherplants.Thatsthebusiness.Thequalityoserviceisveryindicativeohowbusyyouregoingtobeintodaysworld.KeepingUpwithTechnologyTechnologyupgradeshaveallowedtheplantbeingabletokeepupwithdemand.Ihaveaveryprogressive-thinkingboardodirectorsalwaysthinkingbeyondtodaySinclairsays.Evenlookingatthetechnologyocoloursortingthatsbeenhugeorus.Theplantscoloursorterallowsittoprocessmoreseedthanever.Thirtyon-sitecustomerownedseedbinsoeraselectionopedigreedseedsuitableorallseedingrequirements.IhavemysightssetonsomemoretechnicalupgradesIhavealist.Goingromcoloursortingtotrueshaperecogni-tiontonearinraredwhereyouredoingproteinseparationtechnology-wisetheresnoendtowhatyoucando.Theplantdoesacechallengesasallseedplantsdo.Moreredtapethaneverisabigone.Theregulatoryrequirementsnowarehuge.Thedailypaperworkrequirementsareaheckoalotmoresignifcantthantheyusedtobe.Thewholetraceabilityandaccountabilitythingisbeginningtolooklikeadownloadromthetoptothebottomandwereatthebottom.Youusedtobeabletounctionmoreonyourabilitiestooperateanddothingsasamanager.ItsturnedintomoreoaKeepthepaperworkinorderandkeepallyourlicensingandauditingprotocolsinplaceSinclairsays.ButthosechallengesareallinadaysworkortheplantwhichwillcontinuetoseemorechangeastimegoesonSinclairnotes.Wereanauthorizedestablish-mentandhavebeencleaningpedigreedseedhereormanyyearsprobablyorthelast40.Thatentailsalittlemoreprotocolthanjustseedcleaningtobeginwith.MarcZienkiewiczTheSTORMSeedTreatmentOptimizedRateMeteringisthelatestinnovationinseedtreatmentequipmentdeliveringprecisionapplicationinaconvenientandsimpletousepackageorin-the-yardtreatingthatyoucontrol.Specifcallydesignedtomaximizethereturnoseedappliedproductsandtotaketheguessworkoutothetreatmentprocess.SeeyourlocalWestfeldorWheatheartdealerormoreinormation.855.662.6609aggrowth.comstormTAKETHEGUESSWORKOUTOFSEEDTREATMENTWITHTHESTORMSEEDTREATER. SeedPlantProfleCOMPUTERShavemadeallthedierenceortheHighPrairieSeedCleaningCo-op.Sincebuildingitsnewplantatanewlocationacrosstownthreeyearsagotheacilityisnowtotallyautomatedwhichmeansprecisionworkandunprecedentedeciencyortheplantanditssta.Everythingisrunremotelyromtheocecomputer.AlltheequipmentstartsandshutsoromthereplantmanagerBryantKushnersays.Attheoldplantyouhadtowalkaroundandfipswitches.SuchchangesareparorthecourseattheHighPrairieplant.Whenitmovedintoitsnewly-builtacilitythreeyearsagotheoldplantopenedin1967hadoutliveditsuseulnessitwaswithawholenewlineupomachinesincludingacoloursorterthatallowittoprocessthreetimeswhattheoldplantdid.Weprocessed300000bushelsayearatouroldplant.Wedid800000lastyearatthenewplantKushnersays.HighPrairiehasauthorizedestablishmentstatusorcleaningpedigreedseed.Itcleanscerealgrainsoilseedsandpulsecropsandalsooerscleaningandbaggingosomecloversalalaandtimothy.ItalsoprovidesseparationservicesscalpinganddockageremovalcerealgraintreatingChampionFeedsalesandcustomgrainrolling.EfciencyisKeyTheHighPrairieSeedCleaningCo-oprunsanefcientoperationthankstonewtechnology.Everythingisrunremotelyromtheofcecomputer.Alltheequipmentstartsandshutsoromthere.BryantKushner46www.seed.ab.caAdvancingSeedinAlberta LetsGrowTogether47AdvancingSeedinAlbertaspring.2015Itisalsoinvolvedinthecontractingprocessingandbulkrailcarloadingoexportpeas.IneedbewecouldputtwomillionbushelsayearthroughtheplantKushnersays.Itslargeenoughtohandlealotoexpansionyet.LessDiseasePressureHighPrairieisacommunityoaround2600innorthernAlberta.BecauseoitsgeographicallocationKushnersaysithastheben-eftolessdiseasepressureseeninotherpartsotheprovincewhichisabenefttotheplant.PeaceCountryisalittlesegregatedromtheotherregionsintermsodisease.Thereslotsobushbetweenusandotherareashesays.Ergotwasntanissueoryearsuntilcoincidentallytheyeartheplantinstalleditscoloursorterwhichseparatesergot-aectedkernelsromhealthyones.Havingsuchtechnologyallowstheplanttooeritscustom-ersquickservicethatisgettingmoreimportantinthesetimesogrowingmorewithless.Timeismoneytoarmersespeciallynowadays.ItheycandroptheirgrainoandhaulitbackhomethesamedayornextdaythatsawinorthemKushnersays.Turnaroundtimeisquickwiththenewerbiggerequipment.Newregulationsandprocessesareachallengeortheplantastheyareormanyseedcleaningoperations.TheresannualsupgradesstarequirementsmanualsoreedbusinessesmanualsorseedbusinessessaetymanualstreatingmanualseverythinghaschangedsomuchovertheyearsKushnersays.Hesbeenattheplantor33years15othemasmanagerandsaysthechangesareboundtokeepcomingbuttheplantwillbereadytoacethem.Westartedoutonasmallscaleanditjustgrowsandgrowshesays.MarcZienkiewiczIfneedbewecouldputtwomillionbushelsayearthroughtheplant.BryantKushner 2014RVTs48www.seed.ab.caAdvancingSeedinAlberta2014RegionalVarietyTrialsTHE2014dataromtheRegionalVarietyTrialswillhelpyoumakeoneoyourmostimportantarmmanagementdecisionschoosingthebestseedoryourarm.OnceyouhaveoundavarietythatftsyourarmyoucansourceseedavailablewithgrowerdirectorychartsthatappearwiththeRVTdata.Newor2015Growerinormationthatisollowedbyanindicatesthatthisiscarryoverseedromapreviouscropyear.LegendforCerealsOilseedsALBERTASEEDGROWERSASSOCIATIONGlobalPerspectivesLocalKnowledge.SavetheDateJanuary26-282016SuloLuomaContinuingEducationScholarshipTheSuloLuomaScholarshipwascreatedin2008inmemoryofSuloLuoma.Mr.LuomawasaseedgrowerfromThreeHillsAlbertawhohadalifelongloveofagricultureandlearning.Mr.LuomaservedontheFarmTechplanningcomitteeandreceivedtheFarmTechRecognitionAwardshortlybeforehispassing.FordetailsvisitFarmTechConference.comFarmTech2016ProudlyHostedByTheFarmTechFoundationoAlbertaisaregisterednot-or-proftsocietycommittedtoagriculturalextensionspecifcallycropproduc-tionandarmmanagement.ThemembersotheFoundationarethesameasthehostgroupsotheFarmTechConerenceAlbertaCanolaProduc-ersCommissionAlbertaPulseGrowersAlbertaBarleyCommissionAlbertaWheatCommissionandtheAlbertaSeedGrowersAssociation.SymbolsDenotesvarietyisaggedforremoval.NSDenotesvarietygenerallynotsuitedforarea.XXDenotesinsufcienttestdatatodescribe.DenotesvarietyprotectedbyPlantBreedersRights.DenotesprotectionunderPlantBreedersRightshasbeenappliedfor.Numericalyielddatafollowedbyastare.g.101denoteslimiteddata.ResistanceLdg.Lodging.Shat.ShatteringEXExcellentVGVeryGoodGGoodFFairPPoorVPVeryPoor.Com.Rt.RotCommonrootrot.Fl.Cov.SmutFalseloosecoveredsmuts.NetBlt.NetBlotchRResistantIIntermediateSSusceptible.SproutToler.SproutingToleranceExExcellentGGoodFFairPPoor.LeafSpotVGVeryGoodGGoodFFairPPoorVPVeryPoor.AbbreviationsComp.Mat.Comparativematurityinor-daysfromthecheckvariety.Comp.Prot.Comparativeproteininor-percentfromthecheckvariety.Te.Wt.TestWeightlbbu.Multiplylbbuby1.25togetkilogramsperhectolitre.Kn.Wt.KernelWeightgrams1000kernels.SeedsizeSSmallMMediumM-LMediumLargeLLarge.Ht.Heightincentimetres.AwntypeRRoughSSmoothSSSemi-smooth.Toler.FHBFusariumHeadBlightToleranceGGoodFSomewhatbetterthanfairFFairPPoorVPVeryPoor.Wint.Surv.WinterSurvivalMat.RatingMaturityRatingTSWThousandseedweight ALLIANCESEED2400-333MainSt.WinnipegMB1-877-270-2890Fax204-272-2893www.allianceseed.comOurpassionandexpertiseiscerealcrops.Itsallwedo.BypartneringwithsomeofCanadaspremiumseedgrowersandtime-honouredgrassrootsagriculturalorganizationsAllianceSeediscommittedtobringingvaluetoyourcerealacresthrougheasyaccesstotopqualitygeneticsandlinkingyourfarmtoallpointsalongthevaluechain.NOWAVAILABLEREDSPRINGWHEATCANADAWESTERNAACELIEAMBERDURUMWHEATCANADAWESTERNAACCURRENT PerformanceTrialsVarietiesoCerealandOilseedCropsorAlberta50www.seed.ab.caAdvancingSeedinAlbertaTHISANNUALpublicationprovidesinormationoncerealandoilseedvarietyperormancewithinAlbertaandnortheast-ernBritishColumbia.Importantagronomiccharacteristicsanddiseaseresistanceinormationisprovidedorvarietiesowheatbarleyoatryetriticalefaxandcanola.TheAlbertaRegionalVarietyTestingprogramiscoordinatedbytheAlbertaBritishColumbiaGrainAdvisoryCommitteeABCGACandAlbertaAgricultureandRuralDevelopmentAARD.FundingortheprogramisprovidedbyAARDtheAlbertaSeedGrowersAssociationtheAssociationoAlbertaCo-opSeedCleaningPlantstheAlbertaWheatCommissionandentryeesorthevarietiesbeingtested.DataorthispublicationarecontributedbynumerousappliedresearchassociationsthePrairieGrainDevelopmentCommit-teetheCanolaCounciloCanadaCPSCanadaAgricultureandAgri-FoodCanadaandAARD.TestresultsandupdatedtablesarepreparedreviewedandapprovedbymembersotheABCGAC.Sincerethanksareextendedtoallindividualsandorganizationswhocontributetothispublication.YieldResultsandReportingVarietychoiceshouldneverbebasedsolelyonyieldperormanceasitisonlyoneactorthataectsnetreturn.Thegeneticyieldpotentialoavarietyisotenmaskedbynumerousactorssomeowhichcanbecontrolledthroughvarietychoiceandothersthroughastuteagronomicmanagement.Producersareencour-agedtoconsiderothercharacteristicssuchasmaturityplantheightlodginganddiseasepestresistancewhendecidingwhichvarietiestogrow.Long-termsatisactionwithavarietyisotenrelatedtonon-yieldcharacteristics.Exercisecautionwhenmakingyieldcomparisonsamongvarieties.Varietyyieldshouldonlybedirectlycomparedtothestandardreerencecheck.Actualhead-to-headyieldcompari-sonsbetweenothervarietiesmaynothaveoccurred.Smallplotagronomictrialsareexpensivetogrowandnewvarietiesareregisteredeveryyear.Itissimplyimpracticaltogrowallvarietiesatthesametime.Followingseveralyearsodatacollectiontheyieldperormanceoraparticularvarietystabilizesrelativetothecheckandurthertestingisnolongerrequired.Itisortheserea-sonsthatthecheckvarietiesaregrowneveryyeare.g.ACBarrieorCWRSwheatACMetcaleorbarleyandthatchangestothesechecksareinrequent.TheOverallStationYearsoTest-ingcolumnprovidesanindicationotheunbalancednatureothedataset.Atleastsixstation-yearsoyielddatacollectedovertwoyearsarerequiredpriortoreportingtheguresinthispublication.FornewvarietiesOverallYieldisotentherstindicationoyieldpotentialrelativetothecheck.AsadditionaldatabecomeavailableyieldperormanceisalsoexpressedonthebasisoenvironmentalproductivityYieldTestCategoriesoLowMediumHighandVeryHigh.Yieldrankingsamongvarietiescanchangesubstantiallyduetogrowingconditions.Torefectthesedierencesresultsromatestsitethatproducedhighyieldinaparticularyearareplacedintothedatabaseorhighyieldingenvironments.Thesamesitemaycontributetothelowyieldcategoryinadroughtyearwhenyieldsarelow.ConsistentperormanceoverallYieldTestCategoriesindicatesthatavarietyhasenvironmentalresponsessimilartothecheckandmayhavegoodyieldstabilityoverawiderangeoenvironments.ScienticstudiesconductedonvarietyperormanceinWesternCanadahaveshownthatYieldTestCategoryanalysisprovidesamorereliableindicationoyieldperormancethanresultsorganizedbygeographicregion.TheyieldcomparisontableshaveseveraleaturesOverallactualyieldothecheckbushelsperacrebasedonalldataavailabletothetestingprogramisprovidedalongwiththenumberostationyearsotesting.TherangeinyieldoreachYieldTestCategoryisdened.ActualyieldothecheckineachYieldTestCategoryisreported.ForvarietieswithsucientdatatheOverallYieldandperor-manceineachYieldTestCategoryisexpressedrelativetothecheck.Signicantstatisticaldierencesrelativetothecheckareindicated.Yieldsthatarestatisticallyhigherorlower-thanthecheckareindicatedtoaidintheselectionprocess.Nosymbolatertheyieldgureindicatesthatthereisnostatisticaldierenceromthecheck.Payparticularattentiontodataonnewvarietiesthathavenotbeenullytested.Ialargedierenceromthecheck 51AdvancingSeedinAlbertaspring.2015isreportedbutisnotsignicantitcouldmeanthatyieldshavevariedwidelyandortherearenotenoughdatatoproveasta-tisticaldierence.Withadditionalyearsotestingthereportedyielddierenceswillbecomemoreaccurate.Tomakeeectiveuseotheyieldcomparisontablesproduc-ersshouldsetarealisticyieldtargetortheseasonanddeterminewhereittswithintheLowMediumHighandVeryHighYieldTestCategories.Thisapproachacilitatesmatchingovarietychoicetoexpectedproductivitylevelsandissimilartothatusedwhenmakingdecisionsonotherlevelsoinputs.Pleasenotethattheactualyieldlevelsindicatedareromsmallplottrialswhichmaybe15to20percenthigherthanyieldsexpectedundercom-mercialproduction.MaturityRatingsAsisthecaseoryieldgrowingconditionshaveatremendousinfuenceonthedateomaturity.ForexampleavarietyoCWRSwheatmaymaturein98daysinLethbridgebuttake103daysinEdmonton.LikewiseatwodaydierenceinmaturitybetweenvarietiesinsouthernAlbertamayamounttoavedaydierenceinamorenortherlylocation.TotakethisintoaccountmaturityisexpressedusingavecategoryscaleVeryEarlyEarlyMediumLateandVeryLate.Toaidproducerswiththisrelativescaletheaveragenumberodaystomaturityorthecheckisreported.Notethatthisscaleisdierentoreachcroptype.Forexampleanearlybarleyvarietywillmaturemuchearlierthananearlyfaxvariety.PlantBreedersRightsTheuseoPlantBreedersRightsPBRlogoindicatesavarietyisprotectedbylawandthatseedothevarietycannotbesoldwithoutpermissionandroyaltypayment.TheuseothelogoindicatesthatanapplicationorPBRhasbeensubmitted.CanolaTheAlbertaBritishColumbiaCerealandOilseedAdvisoryCom-mitteeABCGACdoesnottakeanyresponsibilityoraccuracyorvalidityothecanolaperormancedata.DiseasesSeedTreatmentandSeedTestingDiseaseratingsarecompiledromvariousdatasourcesinAlbertaandotherPrairieprovinces.DiseaseresistancetoleranceratingsarereportedasollowsRResistantpreviouslyVGMRModeratelyResistantprevi-ouslyGIIntermediatepreviouslyFMSModeratelySusceptiblepreviouslyPSSusceptiblepreviouslyVP.AteverystepConveyAllsconveyorsseedtendersandbulksystemsdeliver.TofindanAlbertaConvey-AlldealerortogetaFREEINFORMATIONKITonourseedandgrainhandlingproductscall1-800-418-9461orvisitwww.convey-all.comFROMTHEFIELDTOTHEPLANTConvey-AllMovesYourSeedGrain 52www.seed.ab.caAdvancingSeedinAlbertaWESTERNWHEATBARLEYCHECK-OFFBENEFITSTOYOURFARMYourcontributiontotheWesternWheatBarleyCheck-offfundsresearchtechnicalsupportandmarketdevelopmentactivitiesthatdeliversignificantbenefitstoyourfarm.MaximizingyourreturnoninvestmentOnaverageeverycheck-odollarinvestedinvarietalresearchreturns20.40invaluetoyouorwheatand7.56orbarley.StudybyUniversityoSaskatchewanEnsuringend-usersgetthemostfromyourcropTrainingandtechnicalsupportorend-usersoyourcropcontributestosatisfedlong-termcustomers.Nearly42000peoplerom115countrieshavebeentrainedintheoptimaluseoCanadianwheatandbarley.westerngrains.comcigi.cacmbtc.comThesefundsareprovidedtothreeorganizationsthatworktosupportyourfarmsfuture.Visittheirwebsitestolearnmorewheatbarleycheckoff.comTreatryeandfaxseedtocontrolseedlingblightcerealseedorsmutsandusariumcanolaseedtocontrolfeabeetleseedlingblightandtheseedbornephaseovirulentblackleg.Reertolabelsormaximumstorageperiodsotreatedseed.Treatedseedmustnotbeedtolivestockpoultryorwildlieandcannotbesoldoreed.Leaspotratingsinthewheattablesareacombinationoresistancetotanspotandseptorialeadiseasecomplex.FusariumheadblightFHBcausedbyFusariumgramine-arumisanincreasingprobleminAlberta.Therelativerankingocropsrommostsusceptibletoleastsusceptibleisdurumwheatcommonwheattriticalebarleyandoat.CornisahostoF.graminearumandcanserveasasourceoinectionwhenresidueisletontheground.Undersevereepidemicsallcerealvarietieswillsuerdamage.AllseedespeciallyseedbroughtinrominectedareasotheeasternPrairiesshouldbetestedorthepresenceoFHBandtreatedwithanappropriateseedtreatment.ProducersareadvisedtochoosevarietieswiththebestFHBtolerancewheneverpos-sibleandalwaysusebestmanagementpracticestoslowthespreadothisdisease.SeedusedintheAlbertaRegionalVarietyTestingprogramcomeswithausarium-reecerticateandtrialsareinspectedorFHBduringthegrowingseason.LaboratoriesparticipatingintheFHBtestingpro-gram2020SeedLabsLtd.NiskuAlta.1-877-420-2099BioVisionSeedResearchLtd.EdmontonAlta.1-800-952-5407BioVisionSeedResearchLtd.GrandePrairieAlta.1-877-532-8889ParklandLaboratoriesRedDeerAlta.403342-0404PrecisionSeedTestingBeaverlodgeAlta.780354-2259SeedCheckTechnologiesInc.LeducAlta.780980-8324OtherVarietyInformationForadditionalinormationincludingvarietiesnotlistedinthispublicationpleasecalltheAlbertaAg-InoCentretoll-reeat1-310-FARM3276orchecktheAlbertaAgricultureandRuralDevelopmentwebsiteRopintheWebatwww.agriculture.alberta.carvt. BARLEY-CDCCowboy-Vivar-ACMetcalfe-Seebe-CDCCopeland-CDCCoalition-CDCMeredith-Busby-Chigwell-CDCAustenson-BretonOATS-ACMorgan-ACMustang-CDCHaymaker-Bradley-CDCSeaBiscuitTRITICALE-SunrayWHEAT-HRSStettlerHarvestCarberryAACRedwaterMuchmoreCDCPlentiful-SWSSadash-CPSRedACForemostAACRyleyPEASINQUIRE-Cooper-CDCMeadow-CDCTetris-CDCRaezor-ThunderbirdFABABEANSINQUIRE-SnowbirdPEDIGREEDSEEDFORSALESEEDTREATINGAVAILABLEP780349-3944F780349-3623Ewscptelus.netwww.westlockseed.ca1001693Ave.WestlockABManagerWayneWalkerT7P2P2AndersonSeedGrowersLtd.780-674-5670780-674-1941Bar3Farms780-348-5791780-349-1434McNellySeedFarmsLtd.780-348-5749780-349-0685CrossSeedFarms780-349-2587780-349-1453CyreSeedFarms780-349-4775780-307-4246780-307-4332ForwardSeedFarms780-307-4343TruebloodFarmsLtd.780-954-3745780-349-0444TrueSeedsLtd.780-777-5885NickJonk780-349-5458780-349-0483BeamishSeedFarmsLtd.780-954-2166780-307-4742MeinczingerSeedFarmsLtd.780-349-2456780-349-9515RicksPedigreedSeed780-674-2595780-305-9517BrianMiller780-674-1240DewindtFarmsLtd.780-398-2377MKMJointVentures780-398-2336780-699-4073BBCFarms780-674-3575780-674-0005GallowaySeedsLtd.780-998-3036PROCESSORSRETAILERSFORTHEFOLLOWINGGROWERSOVER350000BUSHELSOFPEDIGREEDSEEDSTORAGE cerealsperformancetrialsandgrowerdirectory54www.seed.ab.caAdvancingSeedinAlbertaFEEDANDFOODBARLEYVariety2or6rowAwnType1OverallStationYearsofTestingOverallYieldYieldCategory2ACMetcalfeAgronomicCharacteristicsLow60buacMedium60-90buacHigh90-120buacV.High120buacMaturityRating4TestWeightlbbuTSW5gHeightcmResis-tancetoLodging6GENERALPURPOSE-HULLEDVarietiestestedinthe2014trialsYieldandagronomicdataonlydirectlycomparabletoACMetcalfeACMetcalfebuac994679103133ACMetcalfe32R510100100100100100M524679FAmisk6SS28106XX109104109M494571VGBrahma2R87111112109113111M534774GBreton6S4210797108106110M494580FCanmore2R28108XX105112108M534976GChampion2R139113125113113110M534977GVivar6R21610998105111117M494473VGXENA2R271112111109114112M524977GPreviouslytestedvarietiesYieldandagronomicdataonlydirectlycomparabletoACMetcalfeACHarper6SS1661039596-102111M484080GACRanger6S4810710199118107L494374FACRosser6S166108101102109113M484182GBusby2R45104107103106103M534978GCDCAustenson2R65112108113111112L544678GCDCBold2R77106111107106102M534872VGCDCCoalition2R57110107112108109L534774GCDCCowboy2R7595-10794-93-96-L5255103FCDCDolly2R18410197100103100M534974FCDCMaverick2S4395-XX90-9796M545598FCDCTrey2R106103101105101105M525080GChigwell6S43104XX98106111M494176GCONLON2S6394-9793-93-96-VE525280GGadsby2R45112XX114114108M535183FMuskwa6S44105XX103105110M504273GPonoka2R120108101107110109L514680GSeebe2R22910197100102100VL525086GSundre6S72110100105112117L514386GTrochu6S136107101102109112M494178GHULLESSPreviouslytestedvarietiesYieldandagronomicdataonlydirectlycomparabletoACMetcalfeCDCClear2R4395-XX92-100XXL624785GCDCCarter2R4597-979994-XXM623977VGCDCMcGwire2R10793-88-93-99XXM613980VGTyto6S7281-79-84-9696M554073VGREMARKSInhullessvarietiesthehullisletinthefeldthusgrainyieldscomparabletohulledvarietiesare9-12lower.Handlingohullessvarietiesshouldbeminimizedtoavoidseeddamage.CDCCarterCDCMcGwireandTytoarenormalstarchhullessvarieties.CDCClearisahullessmaltingvariety.NewregistrationsAmiskBT593andCanmoreTR10694.-ProtectedbyPlantBreedersRights.-PlantBreedersRightsappliedor.XX-Insufcientdatatodescribe.-Flaggedorremoval.1AwntypesRroughSsmoothSSsemi-smooth.2YieldTestCategoriesarebasedonthesitemeansorsmallplottrials.ThedefnedrangeoreachYieldTestCategoryisprovidedinbuac.TheactualyieldsorACMetcalearereportedintheOverallLowMediumHighandVeryHighYieldTestCategories.Notethatsmallplotyieldsmaybe10-15higherthanfeldscaleresults.3YieldisreportedrelativetoACMetcale.Varietiesthatarestatisticallyhigherorlower-yieldingthanACMetcaleareindicated.NosymbolatertheyieldfgureindicatesnostatisticaldierenceromACMetcale.4MaturitiesratedasVEVeryEarlyEEarlyMMediumLLateandVLVeryLate.ThelongtermaveragematurityorACMetcaleis95daysandratedasMediumM.5TSWThousandSeedWeight.6ResistancetolodgingVGVeryGoodGGoodFFairPPoorVPVeryPoor.7DiseasetoleranceratingsRResistantMRModeratelyResistantIIntermediateMSModeratelySusceptibleSSusceptible.8VarietieswithratingsoIntermediateItoSusceptibleSorsmutsshouldbeseed-treatedwithasystemicungicidetoreducethepotentialorinection. cerealsperformancetrialsandgrowerdirectory55AdvancingSeedinAlbertaspring.2015FEEDANDFOODBARLEYCONTINUEDVarietyDiseaseTolerance7LooseSmut8OtherSmuts8RootRotScaldNetBlotchFusariumHeadBlightSpotFormNetFormGENERALPURPOSE-HULLEDVarietiestestedinthe2014trialsYieldandagronomicdataonlydirectlycomparabletoACMetcalfeACMetcalfebuacACMetcalfe3RIISISIAmiskSMSMSIMRISBrahmaMSRMRSIIIBretonMSMRIIMRISCanmoreRRIMRMRMSIChampionSRMRSISIVivarIRMRIMRRSXENAMSMSMRSISMRPreviouslytestedvarietiesYieldandagronomicdataonlydirectlycomparabletoACMetcalfeACHarperMSIIIIIMSACRangerMSIMRMSMRISACRosserMSRMRSMRISBusbySMRSIMRMSICDCAustensonSRISRMSICDCBoldMSMRMRSISSCDCCoalitionRRISMRSICDCCowboyMSMRIMSMRIMRCDCDollySIIIMSSMRCDCMaverickSRIMSMRIICDCTreyMSRMRMSRIIChigwellMSMRMSMRMRISCONLONIIMRSMRIMRGadsbyRRIRMRMSIMuskwaMSRMSMRMRMSSPonokaRRIMRMRMSISeebeSRIMRMSSMRSundreMSRMSRIMSSTrochuMSMRMRIMRSIHULLESSPreviouslytestedvarietiesYieldandagronomicdataonlydirectlycomparabletoACMetcalfeCDCClearRRISRMSMRCDCCarterRRSMSMRIICDCMcGwireMSMRMRIMRIMRTytoSRIMSISMSAlbertaandBritishColumbiaPedigreedSeedGrowersDirectoryofVarietiesProducedin2014GrowerlistingswerepreparedbytheCanadianSeedGrowersAssociationforvarietieseligibleforsaleinCanadaandcropsissuedcerticatesatthetimeofpublication.Breedinginstitutionanddistributorlistingswerepreparedbythepublisher.CSGAassumesnoresponsibilityforerrorsoromissionsinanylistings.Pedigreedclasscodeislistedafterthegrowersphonenumber.SSelectFFoundationRRegisteredCCertied.BIBreedingInstitutionDist.CanadianDistributors cerealsperformancetrialsandgrowerdirectory56www.seed.ab.caAdvancingSeedinAlbertaMALTINGBARLEYVariety2or6rowAwnType1OverallStationYearsofTestingOverallYieldYieldCategory2ACMetcalfeAgronomicCharacteristicsLow60buacMedium60-90buacHigh90-120buacV.High120buacMaturityRating4TestWeightlbbuTSW5gHeightcmResis-tancetoLodging6Varietiestestedinthe2014trialsYieldandagronomicdataonlydirectlycomparabletoACMetcalfeACMetcalfebuac994679103133ACMetcalfe32R510100100100100100M524679FAACSynergy2R42114XX115115113M514875FPreviouslytestedvarietiesYieldandagronomicdataonlydirectlycomparabletoACMetcalfeBentley2R77105109102105106M524781GCDCAnderson6R4496XX9692100M503980GCDCCopeland2R13710396101106104M514781FCDCKindersley2R47104XX102104104E534378GCDCMayair6R5697XX93-96104E494076GCDCMeredith2R65107102108108107L514676FCDCPolarStar2R43101XX10310597M524479GCerveza2R49109XX109108109M514674FHarrington2R28493-96-94-93-91-M514478FLEGACY6SS122999395-102103M493982GMajor2R72107104108107106M514573GMerit572R87109110108109111VL514479FNewdale2R94105106104105106M524673FTradition6SS1219890-95-101103E504081GREMARKSTheCanadianMaltingBarleyTechnicalCentreCMBTCevaluatesandrecommendsmaltingbarleyvarietiesorindustryacceptance.Pleasereertothe2015-2016CMBTCRecommendedMaltBarleyVarietyListormoreinormation.InsufcientdatatodescribeTR07921.-ProtectedbyPlantBreedersRights.-PlantBreedersRightsappliedor.XX-Insufcientdatatodescribe.1AwntypesRroughSsmoothSSsemi-smooth.2YieldTestCategoriesarebasedonthesitemeansorsmallplottrials.ThedefnedrangeoreachYieldTestCategoryisprovidedinbuac.TheactualyieldsorACMetcalearereportedintheOverallandLowMediumHighandVeryHighYieldTestCategories.Notethatsmallplotyieldsmaybe10-15higherthanfeldscaleresults.3YieldisreportedrelativetoACMetcale.Varietiesthatarestatisticallyhigherorlower-yieldingthanACMetcaleareindicated.NosymbolatertheyieldfgureindicatesnostatisticaldierenceromACMatcale.4MaturitiesratedasVEVeryEarlyEEarlyMMediumLLateandVLVeryLate.ThelongtermaveragematurityorACMetcaleis95daysandratedasMediumM.5TSWThousandSeedWeight.6ResistancetolodgingVGVeryGoodGGoodFFairPPoorVPVeryPoor.7DiseasetoleranceratingsRResistantMRModeratelyResistantIIntermediateMSModeratelySusceptibleSSusceptible.8VarietieswithratingsoIntermediateItoSusceptibleSorsmutsshouldbeseed-treatedwithasystemicungicidetoreducethepotentialorinection.Ourgenesonlycomeinblue.WhenyoupurchaseSeCancertifiedseedyouregettingthepromiseandperformanceofSeCangenetics.Andwithcertifiedseedyoureinvestinginthefutureofplantbreedingandnewvarietiesthatcontributetoyourbottomline.Makethecomfortablechoice.ChooseSeCancertifiedseed.Forgenesthatfityourfarmvisitwww.secan.comGenesthatfityourfarmisaregisteredtrademarkofSeCan. 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cerealsperformancetrialsandgrowerdirectoryFULLYACCREDITEDSEEDLABNO.1215EMPLOYEEOWNEDOPERATEDCALLUSTODAY1-866-980-8324infoseedcheck.netWWW.SEEDCHECK.NETHaveFaithinOurSeedTechnologists.PreparetoExpectWonders.60www.seed.ab.caAdvancingSeedinAlbertaMonsantoCompanyisamemberofExcellenceThroughStewardshipETS.MonsantoproductsarecommercializedinaccordancewithETSProductLaunchStewardshipGuidanceandincompliancewithMonsantosPolicyorCommercializationoBiotechnology-DerivedPlantProductsinCommodityCrops.Commercializedproductshavebeenapprovedorimportintokeyexportmarketswithunctioningregulatorysystems.Anycropormaterialproducedromthisproductcanonlybeexportedtoorusedprocessedorsoldincountrieswhereallnecessaryregulatoryapprovalshavebeengranted.Itisaviolationonationalandinternationallawtomovematerialcontainingbiotechtraitsacrossboundariesintonationswhereimportisnotpermitted.Growersshouldtalktotheirgrainhandlerorproductpurchasertoconrmtheirbuyingpositionorthisproduct.ExcellenceThroughStewardshipisaregisteredtrademarkoExcellenceThroughStewardship.ALWAYSREADANDFOLLOWPESTICIDELABELDIRECTIONS.RoundupReadycropscontaingenesthatconertolerancetoglyphosatetheactiveingredientinRoundupbrandagriculturalherbicides.Roundupbrandagriculturalherbicideswillkillcropsthatarenottoleranttoglyphosate.AcceleronseedtreatmenttechnologyorcanolacontainstheactiveingredientsdienoconazolemetalaxylMandSisomersfudioxonilandthiamethoxam.Acceleronseedtreatmenttechnologyorsoybeansungicidesonlyisacombinationothreeseparateindividuallyregisteredproductswhichtogethercontaintheactiveingredientsfuxapyroxadpyraclostrobinandmetalaxyl.Acceleronseedtreatmenttechnologyorsoybeansungicidesandinsecticideisacombinationoourseparateindividuallyregisteredproductswhichtogethercontaintheactiveingredientsfuxapyroxadpyraclostrobinmetalaxylandimidacloprid.Acceleronseedtreatmenttechnologyorcornungicidesonlyisacombinationothreeseparateindividually-registeredproductswhichtogethercontaintheactiveingredientsmetalaxyltrifoxystrobinandipconazole.Acceleronseedtreatmenttechnologyorcornungicidesandinsecticideisacombinationoourseparateindividually-registeredproductswhichtogethercontaintheactiveingredientsmetalaxyltrifoxystrobinipconazoleandclothianidin.AcceleronseedtreatmenttechnologyorcornwithPonchoVoTivoungicidesinsecticideandnematicideisacombinationoveseparateindividually-registeredproductswhichtogethercontaintheactiveingredientsmetalaxyltrifoxystrobinipconazoleclothianidinandBacillusrmusstrainI-5821.AcceleronAcceleronandDesignDEKALBandDesignDEKALBGenuityandDesignGenuityRIBCompleteandDesignRIBCompleteRoundupReady2TechnologyandDesignRoundupReady2YieldRoundupReadyRoundupTransorbRoundupWeatherMAXRoundupSmartStaxandDesignSmartStaxTransorbVTDoublePROandVTTriplePROaretrademarksoMonsantoTechnologyLLC.Usedunderlicense.LibertyLinkandtheWaterDropletDesignaretrademarksoBayer.Usedunderlicense.HerculexisaregisteredtrademarkoDowAgroSciencesLLC.Usedunderlicense.PonchoandVotivoaretrademarksoBayer.Usedunderlicense.Allothertrademarksarethepropertyotheirrespectiveowners.TraitStewardshipResponsibilitiesNoticetoFarmersACRANGERBIAAFCBrandonDistFPGeneticsAirthJockLindaBrooks403362-4372CACROSSERBIAAFCBrandonDistSeCanMembersWarkentinHaroldKennethErrolTofeld780662-2617FAMISKBIFCDCLacombeDistSeCanMembersDyckHeinzW.ColinAlanRosemary403378-3321SRJonesGregThomasPonoka403783-6495SRMansJohnNobleord403824-3585SFCThompsonM.EllwoodKellyRedDeerCounty403728-3535FRWarkentinHaroldKennethErrolTofeld780662-2617SWebberCurtisStonyPlain780963-6897RWitdouckDaleCalvinIronSprings403738-4395RBENTLEYBIFCDCLacombeDistCanterraSeedsCameronLindaCraigRyanMillet780387-5313RKingHaroldWebbDavidGordonThreeHills403443-7330RCParklandFertilizersWetaskiwin780352-3359CSendziakDonP.StephenEdmonton780434-1322RSolickLeonardKelseyCorwinHalkirk403884-2358FCBRAHMACHAMPIONBINADistCPSCanadaInc.ProvenSeedCPSCanadaInc.HighRiver403336-4826RBRETONBIFCDCLacombeDistCanterraSeedsCrossDouglasWestlock780349-2587RBUSBYBIFCDCLacombeDistMastinSeedsAndersonKenEvelynBarrhead780674-5670CMastinRobertB.Sundre403556-2609CCANMOREBIAARDDistCanterraSeedsBenciDennisCarmangay403643-2294RSendziakDonP.StephenEdmonton780434-1322FSolickLeonardKelseyCorwinHalkirk403884-2358SFCDCANDERSONBICDCDistSeCanMembersWagnerTerryLoreeLacombe403782-2107CCDCAUSTENSONBICDCDistSeCanMembersAirthJockLindaBrooks403362-4372CCardGordonB.Magrath403758-3444CChinRidgeSeedsLtd.Taber403223-3900RCrooymansJohnJosephAndrewBowIsland403545-6333CDallasBradleyC.Bowden403224-2162CDyckHeinzW.ColinAlanRosemary403378-3321FFabianPatrickV.Tilley403377-2000CGallowaySeedsLtd.FortSaskatchewan780998-3036CGibsonDonaldSangudo780785-2214CHallettDaleR.RichardCarstairs403337-3072CHaneyFarmsPictureButte403738-4517CHoPeterEdwardGleichen403734-2140SFCHuvenaarsJohnLisaHays403725-2126CHuvenaarsRichardHays403725-2213CJonesGregThomasPonoka403783-6495FCKempRichardL.Innisail403227-4836CKingHaroldWebbDavidGordonThreeHills403443-7330RCLimogesRichardMcLennan780324-2335CLindholmCraigStevanDaneL.NewNorway780352-3240CMarkertSeedsLtd.Vulcan403485-6708CMasse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cerealsperformancetrialsandgrowerdirectory63AdvancingSeedinAlbertaspring.2015RecommendedMaltingBarleyVarieties2015-16THEollowingvarietiesotwo-rowandsix-rowmaltingbarleyareregisteredwiththeCanadianFoodInspectionAgencybasedongoodagronomicandindustrymaltingqualityevaluations.SinceregistrationthesevarietieshavebeenpilotscaletestedbytheCMBTCortheirmaltingandbrewingproperties.Allvarietieslistedbelowexhibitgoodmaltingandbrewingproperties.Inadditiontomarketopportunitiesseedingdecisionsshouldbebasedonagronomicconsiderationsandeedbackromyourgraincompanyrepresentativelocalelevatoroperatorsandmaltingcompanies.TheCMBTCanditsmembersrecommendthatyoutalkwithyourlocalmaltingbarleybuyeraboutopportunitiesinyourareatogrowandmarkettwo-rowandsix-rowmaltingbarleyvarieties.VisitCMBTCswebsiteordetailedpilotmaltingandbrewingdata-www.cmbtc.comCMBTC_SiteVariety_Technical_Data.htmlVARIETYMARKETCOMMENTSNEWDALE4LIMITEDSTABLEDEMANDCDCPOLARSTAR2LIMITEDSTABLEDEMANDMERIT572UNDERGOINGCOMMERCIALMARKETDEVELOPMENTTWOROWVARIETIESVARIETYMARKETCOMMENTSCDCCOPELAND1ESTABLISHEDDEMANDACMETCALFE1ESTABLISHEDDEMANDCDCMEREDITH1LIMITEDINCREASINGDEMANDBENTLEY2LIMITEDSTABLEDEMANDCDCKINDERSLEY1UNDERGOINGCOMMERCIALMARKETDEVELOPMENTCERVEZA6UNDERGOINGCOMMERCIALMARKETDEVELOPMENTAACSYNERGY5UNDERGOINGCOMMERCIALMARKETDEVELOPMENTAdditionalTwo-RowVarietiesForyourconveniencewenowhavescaleonsiteforquickloading.Wearereadytomeetyourneeds.Giveusacalltodiscusswhatwecandotohelpyouthisspring.PerformancePedigreedSeedFarmBox1363RedwaterAlbertaT0A2W0ChelseaTomlinsonCell780777-5885WheatHarvestCDCUtmostACMuchmoreBarleyOatsACMorganYellowPeasCDCMeadowThesetwo-rowvarietiesareprimarilyhandledbyonecompany.ForinterestingrowingNewdalepleasecontactCanadaMaltingCompany.CDCPolarStarisproducedinaclosedloopidentitypreservedprogram.ForinterestingrowingCDCPolarStarpleasecontactPrairieMalt-Cargill.ForinterestingrowingMerit57pleasecontactBARI-Canada.NoteCDCLandisisnotyetgrownorcommercialuse.Productionislimitedtoquantitiesrequiredorpre-marketdevelopmenttesting.SIX-ROWVARIETIESVARIETYMARKETCOMMENTSLEGACY34LIMITEDDEMANDTRADITION4LIMITEDDEMANDCELEBRATION2LIMITEDDEMANDDemandorsix-rowmaltingbarleyhasbeendeclining.Pleasetalktoyourlocalmaltingcompanyselectorinregardtodemandorsix-rowvarietiesinyourarea.NoteCDCAndersonisnotyetgrownorcommercialuse.Productionislimitedtoquantitiesrequiredorpre-marketdevelopmenttesting.Theollowingcompanieshavepedigreedseeddistributionrightsorthosevarietiesthatareootnoted1-SeCan2-CANTERRASEEDS3-CropProductionServices4-FPGenetics5-Syngenta6-MastinSeeds.CMBTCanditsmembersstronglyrecommenduseocertifedseedtoensurevarietalpurityandincreaseopportunityorselection.CMBTCMembersParrishHeimbeckerPrairieMalt-CargillPublicBarleyBreedersRichardsonInternationalViterraCanadianGrainCommissionADM-BensonQuinnSABMillerCWBManitobaLiquorLotteriesMolsonCoorsSeCanSyngentaTsingtaoBreweryAlbertaBarleyCommissionCANTERRASEEDSHailarMDLBeerMaterialAlbertaAgricultureManitobaAgricultureSaskatchewanAgricultureNewGlarusBrewing.OtherorganizationsprovidinginputtothislistTheBMBRIandBARI-Canada.QuestionsCallyourselectorseedcompanygrainhandlingcompanyorcontacttheCMBTCat204-984-4399cmbtccmbtc.com. cerealsperformancetrialsandgrowerdirectory64www.seed.ab.caAdvancingSeedinAlbertaWARBURGSEEDCLEANINGCO-OPLTD.PHONE780-848-2365HOME780-696-2151MANAGERTomLuethiwarscpgmail.comBox60WarburgAlbertaT0C2T0FORCLEANERSEEDSeedGrainSeparationDockageGrassSeedSeedTreatingGrassSeederRentalsTarpsPonyOatsandmuchmoreCELL780-945-6424FAX780-848-2366OATSVarietyOverallSta-tionYearsofTestingOverallYieldYieldCategory1CDCDancerAgronomicCharacteristicsTolerancetoSmuts6Low70buacMedium70-100buacHigh100-130buacV.High130buacMaturityRating3TestWeightlbbuTSW4gHeightcmResistancetoLodging5MILLINGVarietiestestedinthe2014trialsYieldandagronomicdataonlydirectlycomparabletoCDCDancerCDCDancerbuac935084113146CDCDancer2126100100100100100E413794GRAACJustice18103XX98110XXM423797GRCDCRufan28110110105116XXM403994GRSouris28110120103111XXM413491VGRPreviouslytestedvarietiesYieldandagronomicdataonlydirectlycomparabletoCDCDancerACJuniper80104102104106105E413894VGIACMorgan95111110110111115M404092VGIBradley31104XX103108106M393992VGRCDCBoyer89102103102100105M3942101GMSCDCMinstrel61104103103105105M393888VGRCDCOrrin52109113107107XXM414084GRCDCSeabiscuit30111124106108108M3941101GMRCDCWeaver44104108103100100M404391FRDerby7910110310296-105L4139103GMSJordan36112112109117XXVL384487GRStride30104101102107106M4235104GRTriactor47110109108114110M383889GRFEEDPreviouslytestedvarietiesYieldandagronomicdataonlydirectlycomparabletoCDCDancerACMustang108114118112110116L4237103GICDCNasser31116132107115110L383698GMRLu58100999899108VE413985GRFORAGEVarietiestestedinthe2014trialsYieldandagronomicdataonlydirectlycomparabletoCDCDancerCDCHaymaker18104XX104105XXL3941109FMRPreviouslytestedvarietiesYieldandagronomicdataonlydirectlycomparabletoCDCDancerCDCBaler42999610696XXL404399XXSMurphy5195-93969794M3936108XXSRemarksUsehigherseedingratesorlargeseededvarieties.NewregistrationsAACJusticeOT2084BiaCSCamdenOT4001NiceandCDCHaymaker.InsufcientdatatodescribeBiaCSCamdenNice.-ProtectedbyPlantBreedersRights.-PlantBreedersRightsappliedor.YieldfguresbasedondirectandindirectcomparisonswithCDCDancer.1YieldTestCategoriesarebasedonthesitemeansorsmallplottrials.ThedefnedrangeoreachYieldTestCategoryisprovidedinbuac.TheactualyieldsbuacorCDCDancerarereportedintheOverallLowMediumHighandVeryHighYieldTestCategories.Notethatsmallplotyieldsmaybe10-15higherthanfeldscaleresults.2YieldsarereportedrelativetoCDCDancer.Varietiesthatarestatisticallyhigherorlower-yieldingthanCDCDancerareindicated.NosymbolatertheyieldfgureindicatesthatthereisnostatisticaldierenceromCDCDancer.3MaturitiesratedasVEVeryEarlyEEarlyMMediumLLateVLVeryLate.ThelongtermaveragematurityorCDCDanceris98daysandratedasEarlyE.4TSWThousandSeedWeight.5RatingCategoriesVGVeryGoodGGoodFFairPPoorVPVeryPoor.6DiseasetoleranceratingsRResistantMRModeratelyResistantIIntermediateMSModeratelySusceptibleSSusceptible.ItisadvisablethatvarietieswithIntermediateItoSusceptibleSratingsorthesmutsbetreatedwithasystemicungicide. cerealsperformancetrialsandgrowerdirectory65AdvancingSeedinAlbertaspring.2015Alyracashadvanceday.Mrehan25eligiblecrsincldingcerealsilseedslsesandsecialiycrs.LEARNMOREATWWW.CCGA.CAORCALL1-866-745-2256AnywAyyoucAlculAteitapost-harvestcashadvanceworksforyouWheheryrejsgeingsaredrhavebeenarmingryearsheexibiliyacashadvancecanbenefyrarmsfnanciallans.25eligiblecrs400000maximm100000ineres-reeupto18-monthreaymeneridThecashadvanceprogramadministeredbyCCGAismadeavailabletoCanadianfarmersthroughAgricultureandAgri-FoodCanadasAdvancePaymentsProgram.AppletheApplelogoandiPhonearetrademarksofAppleInc.registeredintheU.S.andothercountries.AppStoreisaservicemarkofAppleInc.ccGacashadvanceappnowavailableOATSSFRCACMORGANBIAAFCLacombeDistSeCanMembersChinRidgeSeedsLtd.Taber403223-3900CCornsBryanGaryGrassyLake403655-2464CDegenhardtKeithL.TerryL.KerryHughenden780856-2383CHarbinCliordThomasBruceCliordRivercourse780745-2268CHillGordonP.BlairTaylor250789-3469CJonkNicholasWestlock780349-5458CKempRichardL.Innisail403227-4836CMacykDonTimothyWaskatenau780358-2411CMcDonaldGeraldCo.OGrandePrairie1780538-3868CMeinczingerMatthewJr.Busby780349-2456CMillerBrianBarrhead780674-5001CMuellerRichardJ.R.R.RosemaryBarrhead780674-2595COhrnNormanThorsby780985-2263CRichardGeraldSpiritRiver780864-3716CSelteDonaldVermilion780853-2484FCTomlinsonChelseaRedwater780777-5885CVictoorReneJamieSturgeonCounty780459-3253CWarkentinHaroldKennethErrolTofeld780662-2617FRCACMURPHYBIAAFCLacombeDistSeCanMembersWarkentinHaroldKennethErrolTofeld780662-2617FRCACMUSTANGBIAAFCLacombeDistMastinSeedsHadlandEdwardBaldonnel250789-3646CHallettDaleR.RichardCarstairs403337-3072RKingHaroldWebbDavidGordonThreeHills403443-7330CMastinRobertB.Sundre403556-2609CCDCBALERBICDCDistFPGeneticsSandRonW.DavidR.McLaughlin780745-2251FCSimDarwinDerekPonoka780372-2111RWoodRobertPatriciaMarshallBowden403224-3928SFCCDCHAYMAKERBICDCDistSeCanMembersDegenhardtKeithL.TerryL.KerryHughenden780856-2383FHomannCurtisOyen403664-9617RMuellerDarcyThreeHills403823-9788CSt.PaulMunicipalSeedCleaningAssoc.LtdSt.Paul780645-3939CSelteDonaldVermilion780853-2484RCShultzShawnDidsbury403335-3694CWarkentinHaroldKennethErrolTofeld780662-2617SFRCDCNASSERBICDCDistNADavidsonE.DarylDeanKitscoty780846-2456CHarbinCliordThomasBruceCliordRivercourse780745-2268CSandRonW.DavidR.McLaughlin780745-2251CCDCRUFFIANBICDCDistFPGeneticsSimDarwinDerekPonoka780372-2111RCDCSEABISCUITBICDCDistCanterraSeedsJonkNicholasWestlock780349-5458RSendziakDonP.StephenEdmonton780434-1322RCDCSO-IBICDCDistNAGibsonDonaldSangudo780785-2214CCDCWEAVERBICDCDistNASolickLeonardKelseyCorwinHalkirk403884-2358RSTRIDEBIAAFCWinnipegDistSeCanMembersJonesGregThomasPonoka403783-6495STRIACTORBISWSeedLtd.DistCanterraSeedsSendziakDonP.StephenEdmonton780434-1322FRC cerealsperformancetrialsandgrowerdirectory66www.seed.ab.caAdvancingSeedinAlbertaSPRINGTRITICALEVarietyOverallStationYearsofTestingOverallYieldYieldCategory1ACUltimaAgronomicCharacteristicsDiseaseTolerance6Low60buacMedium60-80buacHigh80-110buacV.High110buacMaturityRating3TestWeightlbbuTSW4gHeightcmResistanceto5ErgotStripeRustBuntFHB7Ldg.Shat.Sprt.Varietiestestedinthe2013trialsYieldandagronomicdataonlydirectlycomparabletoACUltimaACUltimabuac86477399143ACUltima2188100100100100100E564597GGFMSMRRIBrevis35109103107112110M604591GGFMRMRRISunray4898-100989795E564592VGGFMRMRRMSTaza48981019710095-M574799GGFIMRRSPreviouslytestedvarietiesYieldandagronomicdataonlydirectlycomparabletoACUltimaBumper411041179910196E454589VGGFXXMRRMSBunker4991-87-93-89-93VL4848107FGFXXMRRIPronghorn17910199100101100M434399GGFIMRRMRTyndal551011061019796L444497GGPXXMRRMSREMARKSTriticaleislatematuringcomparedtoCWRSwheatapproximatelyvedayslater.ACUltimayieldsabout30morethanACBarrieCWRSwheatinareasoadaptation.BunkerTazaandTyndalhaveheadswithreduced-awnswhichmaybebenecialwhenharvestedasorageorsilage.-ProtectedbyPlantBreedersRights.1YieldTestCategoriesarebasedonthesitemeansorsmallplottrials.ThedenedrangeoreachYieldTestCategoryisprovidedinbuac.TheactualyieldsorACUltimaarereportedintheOverallLowMediumHighandVeryHighYieldTestCategories.2YieldsarereportedrelativetoACUltima.Varietiesthatarestatisticallyhigherorlower-yieldingthanACUltimaareindicated.NosymbolatertheyieldgureindicatesthatthereisnostatisticaldierenceromACUltima.3MaturitiesratedasVEVeryEarlyEEarlyMMediumLLateVLVeryLate.ThelongtermaveragematurityorACUltimais112daysandratedasEarlyE.4TSWThousandSeedWeight.5RatingcategoriesVGVeryGoodGGoodFFairPPoorVPVeryPoor.6DiseasetoleranceratingsRResistantMRModeratelyResistantIIntermediateMSModeratelySusceptibleSSusceptible.7FusariumHeadBlightFHBinectionishighlyinfuencedbytheenvironmentandheadingdate.UnderhighlevelsoFHBallvarietieswillsustaindamage.TRITICALE-SPRINGSFRCACULTIMABINADistFPGeneticsSolickLeonardKelseyCorwinHalkirk403884-2358SFBREVISBIAAFCDistNASimDarwinDerekPonoka780372-2111SBUNKERBIFCDCLacombeDistFPGeneticsAirthJockLindaBrooks403362-4372CSolickLeonardKelseyCorwinHalkirk403884-2358FRCPRONGHORNBIFCDCLacombeDistNoRepMansJohnNobleord403824-3585RCSUNRAYBIAAFCDistNAFabianPatrickV.Tilley403377-2000CJonkNicholasWestlock780349-5458RMarkertSeedsLtd.Vulcan403485-6708SFRWitdouckDaleCalvinIronSprings403738-4395CTAZABIFCDCLacombeDistSolickSeedsSolickLeonardKelseyCorwinHalkirk403884-2358CTYNDALBIFCDCLacombeDistSeCanMembersCardGordonB.Magrath403758-3444CCornsBryanGaryGrassyLake403655-2464RCDyckHeinzW.ColinAlanRosemary403378-3321SFeenstraLloydBarons403757-3737CLyonsKeithFairview780835-5435C cerealsperformancetrialsandgrowerdirectory67AdvancingSeedinAlbertaspring.2015FinancingAvailableScaleSeedTreatingandAgChemicalsonSiteBrentAndersenBox222KitscotyABT0B2P0Phone780-847-2022Fax780-847-2011ForallyourseedneedsPulsesCanolaCerealsForagesCornCANADAWESTERNAMBERDURUMVarietyOverallStationYearsofTestingOverallYieldYieldCategory1StrongeldAgronomicCharacteristicsDiseaseTolerance6Low45buacMedium45-90buacHigh90buacMaturityRating3TestWeightlbbuTSW4gHeightcmResistanceto5LooseSmut7Bunt7StripeRustLeafSpotFHB8Ldg.Sprt.Varietiestestedinthe2014trialsYieldandagronomicdataonlydirectlycomparabletoStrongeldStrongeldbuac64356196Strongeld2128100100100100M634585FFSIMRMSSAACCurrent219810795XXM624488FFMSMRMRIMSAACMarchwellVB23101XX9799M634683FFMRRRMSMSAACRaymore3497999894M624782FFMSMRMRISCDCDesire34102106101101E624483FGMSRMRISCDCFortitude23103XX101103M634583GFMSRRMSMSCDCVivid341001049998M624583GFIRMRISPreviouslytestedvarietiesYieldandagronomicdataonlydirectlycomparabletoStrongeldACAvonlea6094-10089-95-M634490FFSRIMSMSACNavigator6595-10293-93-M634577GGSRRSSBrigade69103105103102L634888GFMSRMRIMSCDCVerona4610210310399M624682GFMSRRMSMSEnterprise48101104100102M634483GFMSMRRIMSEurostar4710210010599L644788GFMSRRIMSTranscend35102103101100M624789FFSRRIMSREMARKSGenerallydurumwheatisbestadaptedtosouthernAlberta.Outsideothisareadurumislatematuringandotensubjecttoqualityloss.Strongeldyieldsabout10higherthanACBarrieinareasobestadaptation.VB-designatesavarietalblendtopreservetheSm1midgetolerancegene.AACRaymoreandCDCFortitudehaveasolidstemthatconersresistancetothewheatstemsawfy.AACMarchwellVBhastolerancetotheorangewheatblossommidge.AlldurumvarietiesaresusceptibletotwonewracesoloosesmutandaregenerallymoresusceptibletoFusariumHeadBlightthanCWRSwheatvarieties.NewregistrationsAACCurrentDT813AACDuraeldDT832AACCabriDT840AACMarchwellVBDT833AACSpitreDT844CDCCarbideDT574andCDCFortitudeDT570.InsucientdatatodescribeAACCabriAACDuraeldAACSpitreCDCCarbideVB.-ProtectedbyPlantBreedersRights.-PlantBreedersRightsappliedor.XX-Insucientdatatodescribe.-Flaggedorremoval.1YieldTestCategoriesarebasedonthesitemeansorsmallplottrials.ThedenedrangeoreachYieldTestCatego-ryisprovidedinbuac.TheactualyieldsorStrongeldarereportedintheOverallandLowMediumandHighYieldTestCategories.Notethatsmallplotyieldsmaybe10-15higherthaneldscaleresults.2YieldsarereportedrelativetoStrongeld.Varietiesthatarestatisticallyhigherorlower-yieldingthanStrongeldareindicated.Nosymbolatertheyieldgureindicatesnostatisticaldierence.3MaturitiesratedasVEVeryEarlyEEarlyMMediumLLateVLVeryLate.ThelongtermaveragematurityorStrongeldis105daysandisratedasMe-diumM.4ThousandSeedWeight.5RatingCategoriesVGVeryGoodGGoodFFairPPoorVPVeryPoor.6DiseasetoleranceratingsRResistantMRModeratelyResistantIIntermediateMSModeratelySusceptibleSSusceptible.7VarietiesratedIntermediateItoSusceptibleSorloosesmutorbuntshouldbetreatedwithasystemicseedtreatmenttoreducethepotentialorinection.8FusariumHeadBlightFHBinectionishighlyinfuencedbytheenvironmentandheadingdate.UnderhighlevelsoFHBallvarietieswillsustaindamage.WHEAT-DURUMSFRCAACCURRENTBIAAFCSwiftCurrentDistNAStampSeedsEnchant403739-2233FAACRAYMOREBIAAFCSwiftCurrentDistSeCanMembersChinRidgeSeedsLtd.Taber403223-3900CCornsBryanGaryGrassyLake403655-2464CHierathMichaelWaynePhilipMilkRiver403647-2347SFCHuvenaarsCarlHays403725-2213CKiakEdwinHarryNathanJohnForemost403867-2338SFCMercerLloydA.C.RyanBolstadLeslieLethbridge403308-2297FCStampSeedsEnchant403739-2233FRCWelshDonaldAlanMilkRiver403647-2228FWelshStuartJasonMilkRiver403647-2228CWillmsHenryTimothyH.GrassyLake403655-2434CWillmsKevinJ.GrassyLake403655-2450SFCACNAVIGATORBIAAFCSwiftCurrentDistCPSCanadaInc.CropProductionServicesCanadaDidsbury403335-3055SCDCBrigadeCDCFortitudeCDCVIVIDBINADistCPSCanadaInc.ProvenSeedCPSCanadaInc.HighRiver403336-4826CENTERPRISEBIAAFCSwiftCurrentDistCanterraSeedsHaneyFarmsPictureButte403738-4517RMercerL.A.C.RyanBolstadLeslieLethbridge403308-2297CWelshDonaldAlanMilkRiver403647-2228CSTRONGFIELDBIAAFCSwiftCurrentDistSeCanMembersChinRidgeSeedsLtd.Taber403223-3900CCrooymansJohnJosephAndrewBowIsland403545-6333CHierathMichaelWaynePhilipMilkRiver403647-2347SRCWillmsKevinJ.GrassyLake403655-2450RTRANSCENDBIAAFCDistFPGeneticsBenciDennisCarmangay403643-2294RChinRidgeSeedsLtd.Taber403223-3900RCLoganGlennC.MarieDouglasLomond403792-3696CWelshDonaldAlanMilkRiver403647-2228C cerealsperformancetrialsandgrowerdirectory68www.seed.ab.caAdvancingSeedinAlbertaCANADAWESTERNREDSPRINGVarietyOverallStationYearsofTestingOver-allYieldYieldCategory1ACBarrieAgronomicCharacteristicsDiseaseTolerance6Low45buacMedium45-70buacHigh70buacMat.Rating3ProteinTestWeightlbbuTSW4gHeightcmResistanceto5LooseSmut7Bunt7StripeRustLeafSpotFHB8Ldg.Sprt.Varietiestestedinthe2014trialsYieldandagronomicdataonlydirectlycomparabletoACBarrieACBarriebuac59355579ACBarrie2426100100100100M14.1633789GGMRISMSI5605HRCL29110XX116107M-0.1653995GXXRMRIMSMRAACBailey58103102104103M-0.6633792GGMSIIIIAACBrandon41114106117113M-0.2653881GPMRSMRIMRAACElie41115107120112M-0.1643881GFIIMRIIAACRedwater4110396106104E0.0643587GVGMSIMRMSICardale41105100106105M-0.3633784GGISMRMSMRColeman29102XX10898M0.0653897FPSSMRIMRCDCVRMorris27107XX111106M0.0653788GPIIXXIMRCDCPlentiul41106100108106M-0.2643587VGPRIMRIMRCDCTitaniumVB29108XX115103E0.5654191GPMSIRMSMRKatepwa34298-97-98-98-E-0.2623593FFMRMRMSMSIThorsby29106XX113103E-0.4643993GFISRMSIPreviouslytestedvarietiesYieldandagronomicdataonlydirectlycomparabletoACBarrie5602HR80105101104109M0.7633791GFRMRIMSMR5603HR63105104107104L-0.5633387GVGMSIMSMRI5604HRCL76991029899E-0.7633387GGMSIXXMSIACEatonia7894-87-9792-M0.4623592PGIMRIMSXXACElsa11010399105104M0.2623589GFMRIIIMSACIntrepid10710298103105E0.0623990GPIMRMRMSMSACSplendor15395-93-96-98VE0.9613789FFIIIIMSAlvena68101100101103E0.1633790GPMRMRIXXMSCarberry51108117104105L-0.6643879VGFMRRMRMSMRCDCAbound88110108110112M-0.1634082GFIIMSMSSCDCGo92110103111116M-0.1614283GVPMSIMRSMSCDCImagine76104102104109M0.1613783GFMRMRIMSSCDCKernen61107110102110M-0.3633792GFRIIMSICDCOsler74106103106108E0.0613585GFMRMRIISCDCStanley76113114114113M-0.8633487GGMRSIIMSCDCThrive66108107107110M-0.4633688GPMRIIIMSCDCUtmostVB53112115112111M-0.2643685GGMSSIIMSFieldstarVB50102102102102M-0.4633388FVGIIMSIIGlenn61104110100104L-0.2653685VGFIIMRIIGoodeveVB96105107103104M-0.1623688VGGMRMSIMSSHarvest11810298103104M-0.1623684VGVGMRSMRMSSInnity74104104104106M-0.4623389GGMRMRMSMSSKane519995-98102M0.4643685GVGMSIIIILillian87104111100104M0.2613786FGIMRRMRSMcKenzie104103101104105M-0.4623490FVGMSRMSIIMuchmore53111119107110L-0.9633775VGGMRRMRMSMSPark459791-98102VE-0.2623592FGMRXXMSMSSPeace5310010097103M0.1633792GPRRMRXXSShawVB53112116109113M-0.9633792GGSMRIMSMSStettler69112119109111M-0.3633784GGRIISMSSuperb184112110112115L-0.4624285GFIMRSSMSSY43344104101104104M-1.0643995GGISXXIMRUnityVB71110111110111M-0.7643689GGMSRMSMSMSVesperVB45106106108104M-1.5633790FFISSIIWR859CL79106110103107M-0.4643481GGRRIMSMRWaskada6710010198102M0.1643792GVGMRRMSMSMRREMARKSCWRSwheatgrownunderirrigationtendstohavelowergradesthanwhengrownunderrainedconditions.ACEatoniaandLillianhaveasolidstemthatconersresistancetothewheatstemsawfy.5604HRCL5605HRCLCDCAboundCDCImagineCDCThriveandWR589CLaretoleranttotheCLEARFIELDherbicidesAdrenalinSCandAltitudeFX.VB-designatesavarietalblendtopreservetheSm1midgetolerancegene.NewCWRSregistrations5605HRCLBW918AACPrevailVBBW462AACW1876BW957ColemanPT765CDCTitaniumVBPT584andThorsbyBW947.-ProtectedbyPlantBreedersRights.-PlantBreedersRightsappliedor.XX-Insucientdatatodescribe.-Flaggedorremoval.1YieldTestCategoriesarebasedonthesitemeansorsmallplottrials.ThedenedrangeoreachYieldTestCategoryisprovidedinbuac.TheactualyieldsorACBarriearereportedintheOverallLowMediumandHighYieldTestCategories.Notethatsmallplotyieldsmaybe10-15higherthaneldscaleresults.2YieldsarereportedrelativetoACBarrie.Varietiesthatarestatisticallyhigherorlower-yieldingthanACBarrieareindicated.NosymbolatertheyieldgureindicatesnostatisticaldierenceromACBarrie.3MaturitiesratedasVEVeryEarlyEEarlyMMediumLLateVLVeryLate.ThelongtermaveragematurityorACBarrieis106daysandratedasMediumM.4ThousandSeedWeight.5RatingCategoriesVGVeryGoodGGoodFFairPPoorVPVeryPoor.6DiseasetoleranceratingsRResistantMRModeratelyResistantIInterme-diateMSModeratelySusceptibleSSusceptible.7VarietiesratedIntermediateItoSusceptibleSorloosesmutorbuntshouldbetreatedwithasystemicseedtreatmenttoreducethepotentialorinection.8FusariumHeadBlightFHBinectionishighlyinfuencedbytheenvironmentandheadingdate.UnderhighlevelsoFHBallvarietieswillsustaindamage.ModeratelyResistantMRandResistantRratingsorFHBdonotequatetoimmunity. cerealsperformancetrialsandgrowerdirectory69AdvancingSeedinAlbertaspring.2015CANADAPRAIRIESPRINGREDVarietyOverallStationYearsofTestingOverallYieldYieldCategory1ACBarrieAgronomicCharacteristicsDiseaseTolerance6Low45buacMedium45-90buacHigh90buacMaturityRating3ProteinTestWeightlbbuTSW4gHeightcmResistanceto5LooseSmut7Bunt7StripeRustLeafSpotFHB8Ldg.Sprt.Varietiestestedinthe2014trialsYieldandagronomicdataonlydirectlycomparabletoACBarrieACBarriebuac59355579AACRyley37118XX120114M-0.6604882GGIRSMSMSEnchantVB37115XX119112M-0.7624885FGMSRXXMSSAACPenhold28115XX121111M-0.4624673VGGIRMRIMRAACForayVB28127XX131118M-0.7625288GGMSIMRMSISY98551112XX115109M0.1614478GPRMRXXIISY99528117XX119111M-1.3614582GPSMRMRMSMSPreviouslytestedvarietiesYieldandagronomicdataonlydirectlycomparabletoACBarrie5700PR117117XX121113L-1.9624275VGFMSRMSMSMS5701PR113115XX119112M-1.6614278GPIIMRMSS5702PR52117XX119114M-1.8614079GPMSIMSIMSACCrystal278115XX119113LXX624279GPIRSISACForemost124116XX119112MXX624373VGFIRSMSSConquerVB51121XX123120M-0.8624584GPMSRMRIMSCANADAWESTERNGENERALPURPOSEVarietyOverallStationYearsofTestingOver-allYieldYieldCategory1ACBarrieAgronomicCharacteristicsDiseaseTolerance6Low45buacMedium45-90buacHigh90buacMa-turityRating3Pro-teinTestWeightlbbuTSW4gHeightcmResistanceto5LooseSmut7Bunt7StripeRustLeafSpotFHB8Ldg.Sprt.Varietiestestedinthe2014trialsYieldandagronomicdataonlydirectlycomparabletoACBarrieAACNRG09728123XX123119L-2.4614783GFIRSIIAACProclaim28115XX118115M-2.2624092FGMRSMSIMRPasteur37137XX142132VL-2.3624282VGGMSSMRIISY08728122XX124111M-0.8624185GFMSMRMRIMRPreviouslytestedvarietiesYieldandagronomicdataonlydirectlycomparabletoACBarrieCDCNRG00351121XX125118M-1.9614380GFMSRXXMSSNRG01051126XX130122L-2.6624183GPMSRRIMSMinnedosa44120XX124117M-1.9624382GGIMRMRMSMSREMARKSRecentCPSRvarietieshaveimprovedqualitycomparedtoACForemost.VB-designatesavarietalblendtopreservetheSm1midgetolerancegene.CPSvarietiesaremoresusceptibletotake-allrootrotthanotherwheatclasses.VarietiesintheGeneralPurposemarketclassareintendedorethanolandlivestockeedpurposes.NewCPSRregistrationsAACCrusaderHY1603AACForayVBHY1610AACPenholdHY1319AACTenaciousVBHY1615andSY995HY995.NewCWGPregistrationsAACInnovaGP47AACNRG097GP097AACProclaimGP80SY087GP087.InsucientdatatodescribeAACCrusaderAACTenaciousVBAACInnova.-ProtectedbyPlantBreedersRights.-PlantBreedersRightsappliedor.XX-Insucientdatatodescribe.-Flaggedorremoval.YieldguresbasedondirectandindirectcomparisonswithACBarrie.1YieldTestCategoriesarebasedonthesitemeansorsmallplottrials.ThedenedrangeoreachYieldTestCategoryisprovidedinbuac.TheactualyieldsorACBarriearereportedintheOverallLowMediumandHighYieldTestCategories.Notethatsmallplotyieldsmaybe10-15higherthaneldscaleresults.2YieldsarereportedrelativetoACBarrie.Varietiesthatarestatisticallyhigherorlower-yieldingthanACBarrieareindicated.NosymbolatertheyieldgureindicatesnostatisticaldierenceromACBarrie.3MaturitiesratedasVEVeryEarlyEEarlyMMediumLLateVLVeryLate.ThelongtermaveragematurityorACBarrieis106daysandratedasMediumM.4ThousandSeedWeight.5RatingCategoriesVGVeryGoodGGoodFFairPPoorVPVeryPoor.6DiseasetoleranceratingsRResistantMRModeratelyResistantIIntermediateMSModeratelySusceptibleSSusceptible.7VarietiesratedIntermediateItoSusceptibleSorloosesmutorbuntshouldbetreatedwithasystemicseedtreatmenttoreducethepotentialorinection.8FusariumHeadBlightFHBinectionishighlyinfuencedbytheenvironmentandheadingdate.UnderhighlevelsoFHBallvarietieswillsustaindamage.ModeratelyResistantMRandResistantRratingsorFHBdonotequatetoimmunity.CANADAWESTERNHARDWHITESPRINGVarietyOverallStationYearsofTestingOver-allYieldYieldCategory1ACBarrieAgronomicCharacteristicsDiseaseTolerance6Low45buacMedium45-70buacHigh70buacMat.Rating3ProteinTestWeightlbbuTSW4gHeightcmResistanceto5LooseSmut7Bunt7StripeRustLeafSpotFHB8Ldg.Sprt.Varietiestestedinthe2014trialsYieldandagronomicdataonlydirectlycomparabletoACBarrieAACIceberg3910496106107M-0.7643986GPMSIMRMSICDCWhitewood29106XX113103M-0.9643987GGSSIMSIPreviouslytestedvarietiesYieldandagronomicdataonlydirectlycomparabletoACBarrieSnowbird9410199101101M-0.2623689GGMRMSMSSISnowstar5810299103102M-0.8643082GGMSSMSIMSWhitehawk42107112108106E-0.9633390GGIMSMSMSIREMARKSNewCWHWSregistrationsAACWhiteoxHW027andCDCWhitewoodHW612.InsucientdatatodescribeAACPrevailVBAACW1876AACWhiteoxCDCWhitewood.-ProtectedbyPlantBreedersRights.-PlantBreedersRightsappliedor.XX-Insucientdatatodescribe.-Flaggedorremoval. cerealsperformancetrialsandgrowerdirectoryCANADAWESTERNSOFTWHITESPRINGVarietyOverallStationYearsofTestingOverallYieldYieldCategory1ACAndrewAgronomicCharacteristicsDiseaseTolerance6Low45buacMedium45-90buacHigh90buacMat.Rating3ProteinTestWeightlbbuTSW4gHeightcmResistanceto5LooseSmut7Bunt7StripeRustLeafSpotFHB8Ldg.Shat.Sprt.Varietiestestedinthe2014trialsYieldandagronomicdataonlydirectlycomparabletoACAndrewACAndrewbuac824377115ACAndrew2154100100100100L10.9623979VGVGPSSIMSIAACChion26105XX105102L-0.5624692GVGPSSMRISPreviouslytestedvarietiesYieldandagronomicdataonlydirectlycomparabletoACAndrewACMeena5197-10197-95L0.0613780GGFMSSMRISSadash51110113109109L0.2633982VGVGPISRISREMARKSACAndrewyieldsabout35morethanACBarrie.SWSwheatvarietiesmayhavedemandasaeedstockorethanolproduction.NewregistrationsAACChionSWS408.-ProtectedbyPlantBreedersRights.-PlantBreedersRightsappliedor.XX-Insucientdatatodescribe.1YieldTestCategoriesarebasedonthesitemeansorsmallplottrials.ThedenedrangeoreachYieldTestCategoryisprovidedinbuac.TheactualyieldsorACAndrewarereportedintheOverallLowMediumandHighYieldTestCategories.Notethatsmallplotyieldsmaybe10-15higherthaneldscaleresults.2YieldsarereportedrelativetoACAndrew.Varietiesthatarestatisticallyhigherorlower-yieldingthanACAndrewareindicated.NosymbolatertheyieldgureindicatesnostatisticaldierenceromACAndrew.3MaturitiesratedasVEVeryEarlyEEarlyMMediumLLateVLVeryLate.ThelongtermaveragematurityorACAndrewis110daysandratedasLateL.4ThousandSeedWeight.5RatingCategoriesVGVeryGoodGGoodFFairPPoorVPVeryPoor.6DiseasetoleranceratingsRResistantMRModeratelyResistantIIntermediateMSModeratelySusceptibleSSusceptible.7VarietiesratedIntermediateItoSusceptibleSorloosesmutorbuntshouldbetreatedwithasystemicseedtreatmenttoreducethepotentialorinection.8FusariumHeadBlightFHBinectionishighlyinfuencedbytheenvironmentandheadingdate.UnderhighlevelsoFHBallvarietieswillsustaindamage.70www.seed.ab.caAdvancingSeedinAlbertaWHEAT-MIDGETOLERANTSFRCAACTENACIOUS-HY1603BINADistNAStampSeedsEnchant403739-2233FCDCUTMOST-HARVESTBINADistFPGeneticsDaltonDennisWainwright780842-2361RCGallowaySeedsLtd.FortSaskatchewan780998-3036FRCHoPeterEdwardGleichen403734-2140RLalibertAdamVosHenryFairview780835-5286CMarkertSeedsLtd.Vulcan403485-6708CSolickLeonardKelseyCorwinHalkirk403884-2358CCONQUER-5701PRBIAAFCWinnipegDistCanterraSeedsBergeJamesGarnetDawsonCreek250759-4773CHaneyFarmsPictureButte403738-4517RCLesrudKevinJ.EdmundJ.Viking780336-2500SFCMarkertSeedsLtd.Vulcan403485-6708FCParklandFertilizersWetaskiwin780352-3359CRasmussenBrianDaleJoelTrevorStandard403644-3800FCRichardsCliDanSexsmith780766-2266CSendziakDonP.StephenEdmonton780434-1322FCUnrauGeorgeLaCrete780928-0096CENCHANT-ACCRYSTALBINADistFPGeneticsDaltonDennisWainwright780842-2361RSandRonW.DavidR.McLaughlin780745-2251FRCGOODEVE-ACINTREPIDBIAAFCWinnipegDistAllianceSeedLesrudKevinJ.EdmundJ.Viking780336-2500CHY1610-AACPENHOLDBIAAFCWinnipegDistSeCanMembersDyckHeinzW.ColinAlanRosemary403378-3321SHoPeterEdwardGleichen403734-2140SKlassenKenRosemary403378-4408RSHAW-ACDOMAINBIAAFCWinnipegDistSeCanMembersSolickLeonardKelseyCorwinHalkirk403884-2358CWarkentinHaroldKennethErrolToeld780662-2617FRWHEAT-SPRINGSFRC5604HR5605HR5700PR5702PRBINADistCPSCanadaInc.ProvenSeedCPSCanadaInc.HighRiver403336-4826CAACBRANDONBIAAFCSwiftCurrentDistSeCanMembersCrooymansJohnJosephAndrewBowIsland403545-6333RDyckHeinzW.ColinAlanRosemary403378-3321SCHuvenaarsJohnLisaHays403725-2126FRCKittleJamesWilliamAndrewViking780336-2583SMuellerDarcyThreeHills403823-9788SPareRaymondA.Wainwright780842-2073SSendziakDonP.StephenEdmonton780434-1322F 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cerealsperformancetrialsandgrowerdirectory77AdvancingSeedinAlbertaspring.2015WINTERWHEATVarietyOverallStationYearsofTestingOverallYieldYieldCategory1RadiantAgronomicCharacteristicsDiseaseTolerance7Low45buacMedium45-75buacHigh75-105buacV.High105buacWint.Surv.3Mat.Rating4Prtn.TestWeightlbbuTSW5gHeightcmKernelType6Resistanceto3BuntStripeRustLeafRustStemRustFHB8Ldg.Shat.CANADAWESTERNREDWINTERYieldandagronomicdataonlydirectlycomparabletoRadiantRadiantbuac77376289114Radiant2211100100100100100VGL12.0633689HRVGGSMSSSSAACGateway46101XX101100XXFM0.9643477HRVGGSMRIMRIACBellatrix1889810510096-100FL0.3643691HRFGISSSIACTempest11797-969796-99PVL1.5633791HRVGGMSMRSSICDCButeo15496-93-9994-102VGM0.3653491HRFGSSIIMRCDCChase14109XXXXXXXXFM0.6653394HRFGSMRRRMSCDCOSPREY190999810198102VGM0.1633193HRGGSSMSMSMSEmerson5999XX97100XXGM0.5643086HRVGGSMRIRRFlourish8499XX10098104FE0.5633580HRVGGMRIIISMoats55103XX100105XXGM0.7653392HRFGMSMRRRSCANADAWESTERNGENERALPURPOSEYieldandagronomicdataonlydirectlycomparabletoRadiantAccipiter61104XX107104101GM-0.6643083HRVGGSSRMRSBroadview87100XX10399101GE-0.5643281HRGGSSRRSCDCFalcon918110089-10299101FE-0.5633175HRVGGSSMRMRSCDCPtarmigan95106101108105104GM-1.7613493SWFGSSSSIPeregrine53108XX107109XXVGM-0.7643497HRFGSMRMRIIPintail59108XX107109XXVGL-1.4612988HRGGSMRMSMSSSunrise53107XX105107XXGM-0.9613289SRGGSMRMRMRXXSwainson29114XX108115XXFM-0.2643995HRFGSMRRRXXREMARKSWinterwheatcanbegrownsuccessullyinallareasoAlbertaiseededintostandingstubblewithintheoptimalseedingdateperiodgenerallybeoreSeptember15andithereisadequatesnowall.VarietieswithpoorwintersurvivalaregenerallynotsuitableoutsideosouthernAlberta.RadianthasresistancetothewheatcurlmitethevectororWheatStreakMosaicVirus.VarietiesratedModeratelySusceptibleMSorSusceptibleStobuntshouldbetreatedwithasystemicseedtreatmenttoreducethepotentialorinection.CDCPtarmiganandPintailhaveanawnlessheadwhichmayim-provepalatabilitywhenharvestedasorageorsilage.FusariumheadblightinectionmaybereducedivarietieswithIntermediateIorbetterresistanceareusedandwhenseedingoccursbeoreSeptember15.FieldsinsouthernAlbertashouldbeinspectedintheallorinestationbyRussianwheataphidasitmayreducewintersurvival.AACGatewaywillbeavailableinall2015.CDCChasewillnotbeavail-ableinall2015.-ProtectedbyPlantBreedersRights.-PlantBreedersRightsappliedor.XX-Insucientdatatodescribe.Flaggedorremoval.1YieldTestCategoriesarebasedonthesitemeansorsmallplottrials.ThedenedrangeoreachYieldTestCategoryisprovidedinbuac.TheactualyieldsorRadiantarereportedintheOverallLowMediumHighandVeryHighYieldTestCategories.Notethatsmallplotyieldsmaybe10-15higherthaneldscaleresults.2YieldsarereportedrelativetoRadiant.Varietiesthatarestatisticallyhigherorlower-yieldingthanRadiantareindicated.NosymbolatertheyieldgureindicatesnostatisticaldierenceromRadiant.3RatingCategoriesVPVeryPoorPPoorFFairGGoodVGVeryGood.4MaturityratingsVEVeryEarlyEEarlyMMediumLLateVLVeryLate.ThelongtermaveragematurityorRadiantis222daysaterJanuary1August10andisratedasLateL.5ThousandSeedWeight.6KernelTypeHRHardRedSWSotWhiteSRSotRed.7DiseaseToleranceRatingsRResistantMRMoederatelyResistantIIntermediateMSModeratelySusceptibleSSusceptible.8FusariumHeadBlightFHBinectionishighlyinfuencedbytheenvironmentandheadingdate.UnderhighlevelsotheFHBallvarietieswillsustaindamage.AResistantRratingorFHBdoesnotequatetoimmunity.9CDCFalconwasmovedtotheCanadaWesternGeneralPurposeclassonAugust12014.FormoreinormationpleasereertotheVarietyDesignationListsattheCGCwebsitewww.grainscanada.gc.ca.WHEAT-WINTERSFRCAACGATEWAYBIAAFCDistSeedDepotStampSeedsEnchant403739-2233SRCWillmsHenryTimothyH.GrassyLake403655-2434FACTEMPESTBIAAFCLethbridgeDistSeCanMembersMurrayBruceWesleyLethbridge403327-9389FCDCCHASEBICDCDistCanterraSeedsBenciDennisCarmangay403643-2294SCDCPTARMIGANMercerLloydA.C.RyanBolstadLeslieLethbridge403308-2297FCEMERSONBIAAFCDistCanterraSeedsAirthJockLindaBrooks403362-4372SCornsBryanGaryGrassyLake403655-2464SFFLOURISHBIAAFCLethbridgeDistSeCanMembersCornsBryanGaryGrassyLake403655-2464BrummelhuisTaraVauxhall403654-2734RHaneyFarmsPictureButte403738-4517CStampSeedsEnchant403739-2233RCWillmsHenryTimothyH.GrassyLake403655-2434FRCWitdouckDaleCalvinIronSprings403738-4395RMOATSBICDCDistSeCanMembersAirthJockLindaBrooks403362-4372FRCBenciDennisCarmangay403643-2294RCGibsonDonaldSangudo780785-2214RMacykDonTimothyWaskatenau780358-2411RMercerLloydA.C.RyanBolstadLeslieLethbridge403308-2297SFRCMetzgerDonThreeHills403572-3284CSekulicJohnJr.Rycrot780765-2280RCSekulicWarrenFRycrot780765-2234CStampSeedsEnchant403739-2233CWillmsHenryTimothyH.GrassyLake403655-2434FRCPINTAILBIFCDCLacombeDistMastinSeedsMastinRobertB.Sundre403556-2609RCRADIANTBIAAFCLethbridgeDistCanterraSeedsAirthJockLindaBrooks403362-4372CCornsBryanGaryGrassyLake403655-2464CCrooymansJohnJosephAndrewBowIsland403545-6333CHaneyFarmsPictureButte403738-4517RCVanRoesselWilliamJeanBowIsland403545-6018C cerealsperformancetrialsandgrowerdirectory78www.seed.ab.caAdvancingSeedinAlbertaTRITICALE-WINTERSFRCBOBCATBIAAFCSwiftCurrentDistCornsBrothersFarmsCornsBryanGaryGrassyLake403655-2464FRCLUOMABIFCDCLacombeDistCornsBrothersFarmsCornsBryanGaryGrassyLake403655-2464FRCMETZGERBIFCDCLacombeDistHaneyFarmsLtd.CornsBryanGaryGrassyLake403655-2464FRCHaneyFarmsPictureButte403738-4517CPIKABIFCDCLacombeDistNAAirthJockLindaBrooks403362-4372RCKiakEdwinHarryNathanJohnForemost403867-2338RCWINTERTRITICALEVarietyOverallStationYearsofTestingOverallYield1PikaAgronomicCharacteristicsWinterSurvival3MaturityRating4TestWeightlbbuTSW5gHeightcmLodgingResistance3YieldandagronomicdataonlydirectlycomparabletoPikaPikabuac73Pika242100VGL5438119VPBobcat4094FVL543699GLuoma14105VGVL5439118FMetzger14102VGL5435107GCDCOSPREYW.Wheat28111VGM643288GREMARKSWintertriticalehasawinterhardinesspotentialslightlylowerthanwinterwheat.BobcatLuomaandMetzgerhaveheadswithreducedawnlengthawnlettedmakingthemmorepalatableinorageapplications.Nowintertriticalevarietyperormancedatawerecollectedrom2009-2014.1TheactualyieldsorPikaareprovidedinbuac.Notethatsmallplotyieldsmaybe10-15higherthaneldscaleresults.2YieldsarereportedrelativetoPika.Varietiesthatarestatisticallyhigherorlower-yieldingthanPikaareindicated.NosymbolatertheyieldgureindicatesnostatisticaldierenceromPika.3RatingcategoriesVGVeryGoodGGoodFFairPPoorVPVeryPoor.4MaturitiesratedasVEVeryEarlyEEarlyMMediumLLateVLVeryLate.ThelongtermaveragematurityorPikais224daysaterJanuary1August12oraboutaweeklaterthanmostwinterwheatvarieties.5ThousandSeedWeight.FALLRYEVarietyOverallStationYearsofTestingOverallYieldYieldCategory1PrimaAgronomicCharacteristicsLow48buacMedium48-80buacHigh80-112buacV.High112buacWinterSurvival3MaturityRating4TestWeightlbbuTSW5gFallingNumbersecHeightcmResistanceto3LodgingSproutingYieldandagronomicdataonlydirectlycomparabletoPrimaPrimabuac82366289125Prima298100100100100100EXE5833181121FFBrasetto15154XXXXXX141EXM5937249105GXXHazlet41123XX125134114EXM5939137108GXXACRemington39991201009487EXM573218199GVGACRife9810011410510086EXE573017488VGVGREMARKSACRifeandACRemingtonaresemi-dwarvarieties.Brasettoisahybridvariety.Hazlethasreducedviscositywhichimproveseedperormanceinmonogastriclivestock.Hazlethaslowerallingnumberthanothervarieties.Noallryevarietyperormancedatawerecollectedin2010and2011.XX-Insucientdatatodescribe.-Flaggedorremoval.1YieldTestCategoriesarebasedonthesitemeansorsmallplottrials.ThedenedrangeoreachYieldTestCategoryisprovidedinbuac.TheactualyieldsorPrimaarereportedintheOverallLowMediumHighandVeryHighYieldTestCategories.Notethatsmallplotyieldsmaybe10-15higherthaneldscaleresults.2YieldsarereportedrelativetoPrima.Varietiesthatarestatisticallyhigherorlower-yieldingthanPrimaareindicated.NosymbolatertheyieldgureindicatesnostatisticaldierenceromPrima.3ResistanceToleranceratingcategoriesEXExcellentVGVeryGoodGGoodFFairPPoorVPVeryPoor.4MaturitiesratedasVEVeryEarlyEEarlyMMediumLLateVLVeryLate.ThelongtermaveragematurityorPrimais215daysaterJanuary1August3andisratedasEarlyE.5ThousandSeedWeight.RYESFRCACHAZLETBIAAFCSwiftCurrentDistSeCanMembersDegenhardtKeithL.TerryL.KerryHughenden780856-2383RCBRASETTOBINADistFPGeneticsMcNaughtonBrianLethbridge403308-9914CMUSKETEERBIAAFCSwiftCurrentDistSeCanMembersDegenhardtKeithL.TerryL.KerryHughenden780856-2383RCWeigumSarahThreeHills403443-9599CPRIMABIAAFCSwiftCurrentDistSeCanMembersMuellerDarcyThreeHills403823-9788FRCStampSeedsEnchant403739-2233CWeigumSarahThreeHills403443-9599RCWillmsKevinJ.GrassyLake403655-2450C cerealsperformancetrialsandgrowerdirectory79AdvancingSeedinAlbertaspring.20152015MARKSTHEFIFTHANNIVERSARYoproducersinWesternCanadagrowingandprotectingmidgetolerantwheat.Sincethelaunchotherstcommercialvarietiesin2010theindustryhaswitnessedstronguptakeothetechnologythathelpsproducersdeendagainstorangeblossomwheatmidgewhichcansignicantlyreducecropyieldandgrade.Notsurpris-inglypopularityomidgetolerantwheatcontinuestogrow.AccordingtotheCanadianGrainCommission18percentototalwesternwheatacresin2014weremidgetolerantthatsuprom16percentthepreviousyear.InAlbertaproducersinthePeaceRiverareawerecaughto-guardwithamidgeinestationin2013.In2014midgetolerantvarietieswereshippedintotheregionandproducerstookadvantageothetechnologyinantici-pationomoremidgepressure.Wheatproducersreallyvaluethistechnologyandarecom-mittedtomaintainingitsviabilitysaysMikeEspesethcommu-nicationsmanagerortheWesternGrainsResearchFoundationWGRFandco-chairotheMidgeTolerantWheatStewardshipTeam.Theprooisinthenumbers.Nearlyourmillionacresomidgetolerantwheatwereplantedin2013and2014alonehesays.Theadoptionisatestamenttothequalityothevarietiesandthebenetandconveniencethattheyprovideproducers.Midgetolerantwheatvarietiesoerfexibilityincroprotationsandseedingdates.Mostimportantlytheyeliminatetheneedtouseinsecticideasacontrolmethod.InsteadmidgedamageisdramaticallyreducedwithhelpoSm1amidgetolerantgenethatismovedintowheatvarietiesusingtraditionalplantbreedingtechniques.GrowerstoldustheydidnthavetoworryabouttheirwheatsaysEdMazurkewichbusinessdevelopmentconsultantorAgCallwhoseteaminterviewedproducersin2014.Theydidnthavetoscoutandtheydidnthavetospray.Notsprayinganinsec-ticidewasprettycriticaltothemhesays.Midgetolerantwheatissoldasavarietalblend90percentismadeupoamidgetolerantvarietyandtheremaining10percentisamidgesusceptiblevariety.Butthatdoesntmeanproduc-erssacriceanyagronomicbenets.Thosewhogrowmidgetolerantwheatreportsignicantyieldandgradebenetsapproximately36peracrebasedonwheatpricedat6buac.Thevarietalblendsprovideaninterspersedreugesystemthatdisruptsthemidgesabilitytoproduceresistantospringpreventingabuild-upotheresistantmidgepopulation.With-outaninterspersedreugesystemmidgetolerancecouldbreakdownwithin10years.Therearecurrentlyninevarietiesomidgetolerantwheatavail-ableinWesternCanada.Producersareanticipatingthereleaseotherstdurumvarietyin2016whicheaturesthesameSm1geneastheothervarieties.Hencethesamestewardshipprinci-pleswillapply.STEWARDSHIPEFFORTSPAYOFFAtthesametimethatwecelebratethisve-yearmilestoneweneedtokeepvigilanttoensurethetechnologyisprotectedoruturegrowingseasons.Todatethereisnootherknownsourceomidgetolerance.InotherwordsthereisnoPlanBiwelosetheSm1genesaysBrendaTraskcommunicationsmanagerSeCanandco-chairotheMidgeTolerantWheatStewardshipTeam.Theindustrycoalitionwhichincludesplantbreedersgov-ernmentseedgrowersseeddistributorsandproducergroupshasbeenactiveeducatingWesternCanadianwheatproducersontheimportanceoproperstewardshipothetechnologysincebeorethelaunchothetechnology.Topreservemidgetoleranceproducerswhobuymidgetoler-antwheatsignaStewardshipAgreementthatlimitstheuseoarm-savedseedtoonegenerationpastcertiedseedkeepingthereugeatthedesiredlevel.FiveyearsodiligentstewardshipcommunicationshasledtoastrongawarenessothepracticesthatarecriticaltopreservingthetechnologysaysTrask.Inadditiontoproducereducationmonitoringandenorcementareakeypartoourcommitteesmandate.Itappearstheeortsarepayingo.Resultsoanannualauditshow96percentoproducerswereincompliancewiththestew-ardshippracticesin2014.Byarthemajorityogrowerssaidthatthetechnologyandthestewardshipwasreallycriticalorthem.Theyunder-standitandtheyaredoingeverythingtheycantoprotectthetechnologysaysMazurkewichwhoseauditorscontactedarandomizedlistoproducersandsetupon-armvisitstoaskquestionsaboutthestatusotheirstewardshiprequirements.AccordingtoMazurkewichthemidgetolerantwheatauditwasapleasantexperienceoreveryoneinvolved.Ourauditorsenjoyedworkingonthis.Itwasakitchentableeyeball-to-eyeballconversationaboutarmingandtheuseogoodtechnology.Thegrowerswereabsolutelyappreciativeandsupportivethatsomeonewasollowingupanddrivingtowardbetterawareness.Withthisoutlookitlookspromisingthattheindustrywillcelebratemoremidgetolerancemilestonesintheuture.EditorsNoteThisarticlehasbeenbroughttoyoubytheMidgeTolerantWheatStewardshipTeamabroadindustrycoalitionrepresentingplantbreedersgovernmentseedgrowersseeddistributorsandproducergroups.MidgeTolerantWheatReachesFive-YearMilestoneStewardshipeffortsensuremidgetoleranceremainsstrong. CANOLAPerormanceTrialsCPThavebeenconductedsince2011andrepresentthenextgenerationinvarietyevaluationorwesternCanadiancanolagrowers.ThetrialsweredesignedtoprovideRelevantunbiasedandtimelyperormancedatathatreectsactualproductionpracticesComparativedataonleadingvarietiesandnewlyintroducedvarietiesandDetailedreportingonagronomiccharacteristicssuchasyieldheightlodgingmaturityandeconomicperormanceandsitespecifcperormancevariablesincludingweathersoiltypecropnutritionseedingandharvestmanagement.TheCPTtrialsareconductedundertheguidanceoagovernancecommitteethatapprovesparticipatingvarietiesprotocoldesigndatacollectionanalysesreportsandfnancemanagement.TheCanolaCounciloCanadadeliverstheprogramonthecommitteesbehal.TheCPTsummariesprovidedinthisactsheetarebasedonsuccessultrialsthatdidnotshowconoundingactorsduringfeldinspections.Therewere25successulsmallplottrialsandmorethan100feldscaletrialsin2014.ThesmalltrialsitesweredistributedbasedonseededacresinManitobaSaskatchewanandAlberta.Smallplottrialsincludedpopularvarietiesandvarietiesthatarenewlyintroduced.ThenewsmallplotsystemensuredthatAllvarietiesaretreatedwithappropriatecommerciallyassociatedherbicidesandseedtreatmentsAnindependentthirdpartyrepresentativeinspectedalltrialsandHarvestoccurredatthemostappropriatetimetominimizeharvestlossesduetomaturitydierences.Fieldscalecomparisonsaddextraperspectiveorassessingconsistencyinvarietyperormance.Acheckvariety73-75RRwasincludedinallfeldscaletrialssince2012.Thefeldscalecomparisonsare2012-2014averagesthatproviderobustestimatesoperormancerelativetothecheck.ToensurequalitydataandstatisticalanalysistheCPTtechnicalcommitteeestablishedprotocolsanddevelopedresearchplotdesigns.Perormanceobjectiveswereestablishedtoprovideguidelinesontimelyfeldoperationsanddatacollection.Allsiteswereinspectedtoveriythatguidelineswereollowedoraircomparisonsamongthevarietiestested.Auditsofeldscaleprojectsgivegrowerstheconfdencethattheprotocolwasconductedinascientifcallysoundmannerandthatcomparisonsareappropriate.Qualifedproessionalswithextensivebackgroundinconductingfeldscaleresearchtrialsperormedtheaudits.CanolaVarietyInformationcanolaperformancetrialsandgrowerdirectorySmallyielddierencescaneasilyberandomvariationandthusarelesslikelytoberealeectsovarieties.WhencomparingaveragezoneyieldsorvarietiesinthesmallplotdatatheleastsignifcantdierenceLSDrangedromnineto13percentin2014.Thisisbasedonaconfdencelevelthatsignifcantdierenceswouldoccurbychancelessthanfvepercentothetime.Aconfdencelevelo10percentissometimesusedinstatisticalanalysesandthiswouldresultinaslightlysmallerLSD.InthesmallplotdesignusedvarietiesaregroupedbyherbicidesystemwhichmeansthattheLSDshownstrictlyappliesonlytocomparisonsbetweenaewvarietiesothesameherbicidesystem.ComparisonsbetweenmanyvarietiesorbetweendierentherbicidesystemsarestillvalidbuttheLSDwouldbelarger.Moreimportantlycomparisonsbetweenvarietieswithinthesameherbicidesystemrevealonlygeneticdierenceswhereasvarietycomparisonsromdierentherbicidesystemsinvolvetheneteectobothgeneticandherbicideeectsweedcontrolcroptolerance.Whencomparingvarietyyieldsinthefeldscalesummariesanasteriskindicateyieldsthatarestatisticallydierentthan73-75RR5percentlevel.Asyoucombineresultsrommoresitesthestatisticalpowertodetermineismalldierencesarenotduetochanceotenimprovesquicklyupto15to20sitesandthenmarginallyaterthat.Thismeansthatsmallerdierencesaremorerelevantwhenallsitesareaveragedthanjustaewselectedsites.Alsowhenthereareahighnumberoindividualsitesorcomparingtwovarietiesthisincreasesthepredictabilitythattheaverageyielddierenceswouldlikelyoccurinotherfeldsinutureyears.WhereareCPTresultsavailableResultsareavailablethroughanonlineinteractivetoolatwww.canolaperormancetrials.ca.Theinteractivetoolallowsgrowerstoexploremanyagronomicactorsandtosearchortrialdatainspecifcgeographicareasneartheirarmingoperations.Detailsonmanagementoperationsandenvironmentaldataoreachindividualsitewillbereportedonline.Theonlinetoolhasaneconomiccalculatorthatincludesthecostsassociatedwithgrowingtheselectedvarietytoassistgrowersindeterminingpotentialproftability.Dataisalsoavailableinbookletormthatwillbedistributedthroughvariouspublicationsandcanbeobtainedromyourlocalagri-retailer.NOTEBrassicarapaPolishCanolaandCanolaQualityBrassicajunceanovarietiesweretestedunderPCTin2012through2014.80www.seed.ab.caAdvancingSeedinAlberta PulseRaising.GiveyourpulsecropstheboosttheyneedwithTagTeamtheonlyinoculantthatdeliversincreasedaccesstobothnitrogenandphosphatetoimproveyieldpotentialbyupto8percent.TagTeamMultiActionperformanceitspulseraising.SeeyourlocalretailertodayorvisituseTagTeam.ca.TagTeamRaiseyourPulsewithNandP.115independentlarge-plottrialsinCanadabetween1997and2012showedanaverageyieldincreaseof8.Individualresultsmayvaryandperformancemayvaryfromlocationtolocationandfromyeartoyear.Thisresultmaynotbeanindicatorofresultsyoumayobtainaslocalgrowingsoilandweatherconditionsmayvary.Growersshouldevaluatedatafrommultiplelocationsandyearswheneverpossible.TagTeamMultiActionandMonsantoBioAgandDesignaretrademarksofMonsantoTechnologyLLCMonsantoCanadaInclicensee.2014MonsantoCanadaInc.237-108.14 82www.seed.ab.caAdvancingSeedinAlbertacanolaperormancetrialsandgrowerdirectoryPh1-780-879-3927Fax1-780-879-2414Emailalliancwildroseinternet.caBox147AllianceAlbertaT0B0A0AllianceSeedCleaningAssociationLtd.CommercialPedigreedSeparationCleaningTerryHoweManagerCompleteLineofProcessingTreatingBaggingFacilitiesFeedVetSuppliesGrassSeedSalesOpticalColourSorting2014CANOLAVARIETYYIELDSSMALLSCALETRIALSMainCharacteristicsoVarietiesVarietyDistributor2014YieldbuacMaturitydaysHeightcmClubrootRatingLong5Mid14Short6AverageLongMidShortLongMidShortClearfeld5525CLBrettYoung765462589495101122107110SVR9560CLCropProductionServices795864619796102124118110SLSD988LibertyLink5440BayerCropScience826169659695100126113115SL130BayerCropScience81596763939398121110108SL252BayerCropScience926474699695101124109111SL261BayerCropScience856472679696102136122124SLSD856RoundupReady6044RRBrettYoung785761609595101119104104S6060RRBrettYoung775763609897103122108112S6064RRBrettYoung795964629797103118106107S1990CANTERRASEEDS815967639495101114107116S08H0004Cargill-VICTORYCanola8059636210098104130115112S09H7763Cargill-VICTORYCanola845963639596101119109111SV12-1Cargill-VICTORYCanola826064639595101118108108SV12-2Cargill-VICTORYCanola785460589796102121103101SVR9562GCCropProductionServices826168649494100123112114R73-15RRDEKALBXXXX58509799S73-75RRDEKALB81586562939499112102105S74-44RRDEKALB825763619495100113105104S74-54RRDEKALB82596663949399113105106R11DL30318DLSeeds805762609595101121107113SSY4157SyngentaCanada856266659897102130112114SSY4114SyngentaCanada785761609493100112105104SSY4135SyngentaCanada785563599494100109102105SVarietiesthathavebeensupportedorregistration13DL30122CANTERRASEEDS816065639796101127107116S13DL30323DLSeeds876471689794102123108110SVT-SN11-2786CropProductionServices795864629494100119105108SLSD857Longmidandshortgrowingseasons.Thenumberositestestedisincludedinbrackets.Allthesetestedvarietiesareratedresistantorblackleg.specialtyoilprofleandavailableorpremiumpricing.Higheroilcontentandmaybeeligibleorpricingpremiums.XXlessthan5sitesinzoneanddatanotshown.LSDleastsignifcantyielddierence5levelwithinherbicidesystem. 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CATTLEproducersgrowever-increasingamountsoannualcropsoreedsilagegreeneedandswathgrazingandmeasuringthosethatproducethehighestorageyieldbecomesincreasinglyimportant.Silageisanintegraloragesourceineedlotsacrosstheprovinceandhasbecomemoreprevalentincowherdsaswell.Withmanyproducerstryingtolowerproductioncostsswathgrazingocowherdshasincreaseddramaticallyinthelastewyears.Itcouldalsobearguedthatthereismoregrainoragethancerealgrainedtotakeamarketanimalromconceptiontoplate.ParticipatingOrganizationsUndertheumbrellaotheAgriculturalResearchandExtensionCounciloAlbertaeightappliedresearchgroupsperormedtheprojectattwelvelocationsthroughouttheprovince.AgriculturalResearchandExtensionCounciloAlbertaLeducAlta.780612-9712BattleRiverResearchGroupForestburgAlta.780582-7308ChinookAppliedResearchAssociationOyenAlta.403664-3777GatewayResearchOrganizationWestlockAlta.780349-4546LakelandAgriculturalResearchAssociationBonnyvilleAlta.780826-7260SmokyAppliedResearchandDemonstrationAssociationFalherAlta.780837-2900West-CentralForageAssociationEvansburgAlta.780727-4447NorthPeaceAppliedResearchAssociationManningAlta.780836-5230PeaceCountryBeeandForageFairviewAlta.780835-6799MajorSponsorsGovernmentoAlbertaARDAlexFedkoCoordinatorAgriculturalOpportunityFundFredYoungCoordinatorALCanadaLaboratoriesInc.AssociationoAlbertaCo-opSeedCleaningPlantsAlbertaSeedGrowersAssociationTrialInformationThisisthesixthyearthegroupshaveconductedoragetestingovariousvarieties.Thetablesshowthesummariesromthelasttwoyearsascomparedtothecontrolvarietyinbold.TestYieldcategoriesaresimilartothecropvarietytables.Varietiesobarleyoatstriticaleandpeascommonlyusedorsilagegreeneedandswathgrazingwereincludedinthetrialaswellasnewvarietiesshowinggoodpotentialortheseuses.Thecerealtrialsbarleyoatsandtriticalewereseededatrecommendedseedingdensityratesandatrecommendedertilityitsobjectivewastodetermineyieldandnutritionalvalues.Thepulsemixturetriallookedatincreasingthenutritionalvalueosilageaswellasdecreasingnitrogencosts.Thusthepulsemix2014RegionalSilageVarietyTrialsplotswereseededwith50poundso11-52-0-0onlywhilethemonoculturecerealcomparisonplotswereertilizedwith50percentotherecommendedcerealrates.Peaswereseededat75percentotheirrecommendedseedingrateandcerealsat50percentwheninmixtures.Themonoculturecerealcomparisonplotswereseededat100percenttherecommendedseedingrate.TestYieldCategoriesThedefnedrangeoreachTestYieldCategoryisprovidedintonsperacre.VarietyyieldsarereportedasaverageyieldsinLowMediumandHighTestYieldCategoriesorcomparisonwiththecheckorproductivityregimesandenvironmentsthatmaybeanticipated.Varietiesthatarestatisticallyhigherorloweryieldingthanthestandardcheckareindicated.Nosymbolatertheyieldfgureindicatesthatthereisnostatisticaldierence.Cautionisadvisedwheninterpretingthedatawithrespecttonewvarietiesthathavenotbeenullytested.TomakeeectiveuseotheyieldcomparisontablesproducersfrstneedtodecideitheirtargetyieldortheseasonftswithintheLowMediumorHighTestYieldcategories.Itshouldbenotedthattheindicatedyieldlevelsarethoseromsmallplottrialswhichareoten15to20percenthigherthanyieldsexpectedundercommercialproduction.Alsorememberthatyieldisnottheonlyactorthataectsnetreturn.Besuretoconsidertheotherimportantagronomicanddiseaseresistancecharacteristics.Thegeneticyieldpotentialoavarietyisotenmaskedbyvariouscropmanagementactorssomeowhichcanbecontrolled.SiteInformationTherewere12sitesacrosstheprovincerepresentingvariousagroecologicalzones.SiteswerelocatednearCastorStettlerFortKentLacLaBicheNewFishCreekWildwoodHannaManningFairviewSt.PaulStonyPlainandWestlock.TheFairviewsiteseededthebarleyandpulsemixedtrialsonly.TheStonyPlainandWestlocksitesdidnotreporttheirdatabutisavailablelocally.TheNewFishCreeksiteabandonedtheoatsandpulsemixture.MaturityplantheightandlodgingwerenotmeasuredinthetrialsasitextensivelyreportedonintheCerealRegionalVarietyTrialprogram.NutritionalAnalysisNutritionwasassessedusingwetchemistryanalysis.FullnutritionalanalysiswasdoneoneachsamplehoweverwehaveonlyreportedonsixnutritionalcategoriescrudeproteinCPtotaldigestiblenutrientsTDNwhichisanestimationoenergycalciumCaphosphorusPpotassiumKandmagnesiumMg.88www.seed.ab.caAdvancingSeedinAlbertasilageperformancetrials 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SpecialCropsTHISPUBLICATIONprovidesinormationonpulsevarietyperormancewithinAlbertaandnortheasternBritishColumbia.Importantagronomiccharacteristicsanddiseaseresistanceinormationisprovidedorvarietiesofeldpeaschickpeaslentilsababeansdrybeansandsoybeans.TheAlbertaRegionalVarietyTestingprogramorpulsecropsiscoordinatedbyAlbertaPulseGrowersCommissionAPGCandAlbertaAgricultureandRuralDevelopmentAARD.FundingortheprogramisprovidedbyAgricultureAgri-FoodCanadaGrowingForwardIIAARDAPGandentryeesprivatecompaniesorthevarietiesbeingtested.DataorthispublicationarecontributedbynumerousappliedresearchassociationsPrairieGrainDevelopmentCommitteeandAARD.Varietychoiceisoneotheimportantdecisionsanycropproducermakesanditshouldneverbebasedsolelyongeneticyieldpotentialoavariety.Producersareencouragedtoselectvarietiesbasedonlocalgrowingconditionsandplannedenduse.Aswellgrowersshouldconsiderotheractorssuchasplantheightstandabilitylodgingatphysiologicalmaturityanddiseasepestresistancewhenselectingwhichvarietytogrow.Usinglong-termmulti-sitedatawillleadtotheselectionothebestyield-stablevarieties.TheyieldcomparisontableshaveseveraleaturesOverallactualyieldothestandardcheckkghabasedonalldataavailabletothetestingprogramisprovidedalongwiththenumberostationyearsotesting.Actualyieldothestandardcheckineachgrowingareaorfeldpeaisreported.Overageyieldoeachvarietyisexpressedrelativetothestandardcheck.Signifcantstatisticaldierencesrelativetothestandardcheckareindicated.Yieldsthatarestatisticallyhigherorlower-thanthecheckareindicated.Nosymbolatertheyieldfgureindicatesthatthereisnostatisticaldierenceromthecheck.Payparticularattentiontodataonnewvarietiesthathavenotbeenullytested.Ialargedierenceromthecheckisreportedbutisnotsignifcantitcouldmeanthatyieldshavevariedwidelyandortherearenotenoughdatatoproveastatisticaldierence.Withadditionalyearsotestingthereportedyielddierenceswillbecomemoreaccurate.Theollowingtrialsweregrownin2014SixteengreenandyellowpeasitesestablishedacrossAlbertaandtwositesinnortheasternBritishColombiaFourchickpeatrialsatBowIslandBrooksLethbridgeandMedicineHatFivelentiltrialsatBowIslandBrooksLethbridgeMedicineHatandOyenThreewiderowdrybeantrialsatBowIslandLethbridgeandVauxhallTwonarrowrowdrybeanLethbridgeandVauxhallElevenababeanandtensoybeantrialsestablishedacrossAlberta.ForadditionalinormationincludingvarietiesnotlistedinthisactsheetpleasecallAlbertaAg-InoCentretoll-reeat1-310-FARM3276orchecktheAlbertaAgricultureandRuralDevelopmentwebsiteRopintheWebatwww.agriculture.alberta.carvt.97AdvancingSeedinAlbertaspring.2015specialcropsperformancetrialsandgrowerdirectory DRYBEANS-NARROWROWVarietyTypeSiteYears1997-2014YieldofcheckDaystoBloom1DaystoMaturityTSW2gPlantHeightcmLodging31-5GrowthHabit4ACBLACKDIAMONDkgha2993ACBLACKDIAMONDBlackShiny2010057102250382.2IIAACBlackDiamond2ABlackShiny2114646265341.8IICDCBlackcombBlackMatte483642193371.3IIISLANDkgha3628ISLANDPinto1010060102338432.6IIAACBurdettPinto399611379401.3IICDCMarmotPinto38857-4425352.0IICDCWM2Pinto777582347412.4IIMedicineHatPinto699645338441.9IIWinchesterPinto580582302452.1IIAACTUNDRAkgha4452AACTUNDRAGreatNorthern410055101375442.4IIAACWhitehorseGreatNorthern311155400412.2IIACPolarisGreatNorthern1476585329353.4IIACResoluteGreatNorthern1665540372392.4IIACREDBONDkgha2569ACREDBONDSmallRed1710051100303392.3IICDCSolkgha1887CDCSolYellow610059111385331.6IVIVAkgha2307VIVAPink151005299249323.5IIIREMARKSAFirstyearentries1Daystobloomfromseeding2ThousandSeedWeight3Lodging1erect5at.4GrowthHabitIdeterminatebushIIindeterminatebushIIIindeterminateprostrate.98www.seed.ab.caAdvancingSeedinAlbertaWheatOatsBarleyCanolaPeasFabaBeansTF800444-8961P780352-3240F780352-6943RR1NewNorwayAlbertaT0B3L0lindholmseedxplornet.comSimcoSeedsCustomTreatingOn-SiteSalesPortableandInPlantOpticalSortingAvailablespecialcropsperformancetrialsandgrowerdirectoryRickSharonMueller780-674-6713RichardRoseMueller780-674-25952421TwpRd.593ARR1BarrheadABT7N1N2rmuellermcsnet.caFax780674-5959Cell780674-0853Yourbarleyandpulsespecialist 99AdvancingSeedinAlbertaspring.2015specialcropsperformancetrialsandgrowerdirectoryACisanofcialmarkusedunderlicensefromAgricultureandAgri-FoodCanadaThecutting-edgequalityofCANTERRASEEDSpedigreedseedisrivalledbyonlyonethingourvastselection.Ourcerealportfoliostrengthenseachyearasnewvarietiesareaddedfromourdeepproductpipeline.Thisisqualityinquantitycateredspecicallytoyou.STRENGTHINNUMBERS.Availableonlyatselectretailers.CANTERRA.COMDRYBEANS-WIDEROWVarietyTypeSiteYears1997-2014YieldofcheckDaystoBloom1DaystoMaturityTSW2gPlantHeightcmLodging31-5GrowthHabit4ACBLACKDIAMONDkgha3021ACBLACKDIAMONDBlackShiny4510057104262392.1IIAACBlackDiamond2ABlackShiny397572268391.9IICDCBlackcombBlackMatte97662176351.8IIISLANDkgha3694ISLANDPinto1910055100371412.8IIAACBurdettAPinto39754387441.9IICDCWM-2Pinto1476561369402.5IIMedicineHatPinto1293614354422.4IIOthelloPinto890580353363.5IIIWinchesterPinto1686550335402.5IIAACTUNDRAkgha3390AACTUNDRAGreatNorthern91005196357412.6IIAACWhitehorseGreatNorthern698510382412.5IIACPolarisGreatNorthern2596626301374.1IIACResoluteGreatNorthern2585502352422.1IIACREDBONDkgha3203ACREDBONDSmallRed3910053101316412.4IICDCSolkgha2313CDCSolYellow1210055103406331.5IMyasiYellow989639354342.1IVIVAkgha3090VIVAPink3910055104255363.6IIIREMARKSAFirstyearentries1Daystobloomfromseeding2ThousandSeedWeight3Lodging1erect5at.4GrowthHabitIdeterminatebushIIindeterminatebushIIIindeterminatevine. 100www.seed.ab.caAdvancingSeedinAlbertaspecialcropsperformancetrialsandgrowerdirectoryDontgetleftbehinDUseCertifieDseeDfrommarkertseeDsRonLeeMarkertBox1150VulcanAlbertaT0L2B0403-485-6708infomarkertseeds.comwww.markertseeds.comACMetcalfeACCopelandCDCAustensonCDCCoalitionMuchmoreConquerVBUtmostVBCDCGoCDCMeadowCDCSaffronCHICKPEASSFRCCDCORIONBICDCDistNAKlempnauerJoergVauxhall403524-4705FWillmsHenryTimothyH.GrassyLake403655-2434SRCCDCPALMERBICDCDistNAKlempnauerJoergVauxhall403524-4705SCHICKPEASVarietyTypeOverallYield1StationYearsofTestingAgronomicCharacteristicsTolerancetoAsco-chyta4TSW2gMaturityRating3PlantHeightcmVarietiestestedinthe2014trialsCDCFRONTIERkgha3825CDCFRONTIER1Kabuli10029364L44FCDCCabriDesi9325324E46FCDCCorinneDesi11310248M48FCDCCoryDesi10210280M50FCDCVanguardDesi9313230ML46FAmitRKabuli9029269L45FCDCAlmaKabuli8814386ML41VPCDCLeaderKabuli10010403ML44FCDCLunaKabuli8814377ML41PCDCOrionKabuli9414455ML44PPreviouslytestedvarietiesCDCChichiKabuli778343M47PCDCChicoKabuli878251E46VPCDCDivaKabuli7115447L41FCDCXenaKabuli7215445L41VPCDCYumaKabuli7315418L45PSanordKabuli6915407L47VPREMARKSNote-yieldresultsorsomevarietiesarenotsignifcantlydierentduetolimitedyearsotesting.AllourtrialsBowIslandBrooksLethbridgeandMedicineHatweregrowninArea1.1YieldsarereportedrelativetoCDCFrontier.SeedyieldsarestatisticallysignifcantromthatoCDCFrontieratp0.05level.Nosymbolatertheyieldfgureindicatesthatseedyieldsarestatisticallycomparable.2TSWThousandSeedWeightg.3MaturityRatingsEEarlyMMediumMLMediumLateLLate.4TolerancetoAscochytaVPVeryPoorPPoorFFair. 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SOYBEANSVarietyTypeOverallYield1StationYearsofTestingAgronomicCharacteristicsDaystoFloweringPodHeight2PlantHeightcmDaystoMatu-rity3TSW4gSeedPerPoundVarietiestestedinthe2013-2014trialsNSCWarrenkgha12813NSCWarrenRR100115612611221153948900Y61RR86115812561221473088AkrasRR2Y115116017621231343388CFS13.2.01ARR2Y10565615661271153948HeroRR2Y104115613641231373314McLeodRR2Y108115915661211513007NSCMoosominRR2Y94115611491151383290NSCRestonRR2Y102115713581181293519NSCTilstonARR2Y10865313651221263603P001T34RR7411579451091373314P002T04ARR2Y966539551171233691PekkoRR2Y99115915641211283547PH14001ARR2Y9765510521211393266PH14002ARR2Y10465410561261423197PH14003ARR2Y836559551231213752SampsaRR2Y99115913601241413220TH32004RR2Y101115813611221313466TH33003RR2Y105115615651211333414TH33005RR2Y79115914611251333414TH35002ARR2Y8565711611261283547VitoRR2Y90115612711211323439REMARKSStraightcombiningiscommonlyusedmethodoharvest.Swathingsoybeancanresultinexcessivefeldlossesupto25duetoshattering.Approximatelyourbeansoronetotwopodspersquareootrepresentayieldlossoonebushelperacre.NewnamesAkrasCFS12.3.02andHeroSC2380.Varietiesremovedromthetable900Y71CFS13.2.02andTH29002.A-frstyearentries2014.1YieldsarereportedrelativetoNSCWarren.IndicatesthatseedyieldsarestatisticallysignifcantromthatoNSCWarren.Nosymbolatertheyieldfgureindicatesthatthereisnostatisticaldierence.2Distanceromthegroundleveltolowestpod.3Maturity-averagedaysortheBrooksBowIslandandMedicineHattrials.4TSWThousandSeedWeightg.111AdvancingSeedinAlbertaspring.2015specialcropsperformancetrialsandgrowerdirectorySOYBEANSSFRCNSCMOOSOMINRR2YBINorthstarGeneticsDistNorthstarGeneticsSandRonW.DavidR.McLaughlin780745-2251CTH33003R2YBINADistQuarrySeedChinRidgeSeedsLtd.Taber403223-3900RLindholmCraigStevanDaneL.NewNorway780352-3240CSendziakDonP.StephenEdmonton780434-1322C 112www.seed.ab.caAdvancingSeedinAlbertaOntheEdgeNewInvestmentModelSeekstoIncreaseInnovationAnewmodelisunderdiscussionbyCanadascerealssector.Theintentiontosignifcantlyincreaseinvestmentorwheatandbarleyvarietaldevelopmentallowingthesecropstocompetewithotherssuchaspulsescanolaandotheroilseeds.Themodelcallsoranincreasedinvestmentbyproducersandincreasedpartnershipsbetweenprivatecompaniesandpublicentities.PartnershipsisakeywordbecausethistypeoinvestmentcantbeundedbyproducersalonesaysStuartGarvenotheSaskatoon-basedGarvenAssociates.AprivatemanagementconsultantthatspecializesinagricultureGarvenwascommissionedbytheconsortiumtodevelopaconceptualmodelsaysmanyproducerswanttoplayastrategicroleincerealinnovationwhilecreatinganattractivebusinessenvironmentortheprivatesector.ItsdesignedtoallowbreedersandthecerealvaluechaintotransitionromthecurrentsituationtoanewmodelthatmakesthewholeindustrystrongerGarvensays.Oneothecorecomponentsothemodelistheestablishmentoanot-or-proftentitythatisproducerownedandproducerfnanced.GarvencallsthistheGrainInvestmentCorporGICwhichisahypotheticalnamebuthelpstomakeanabstractconceptmoreconcrete.ThisentityorGICwouldbecomeanagentorAAFCwherebyGICaloneorinpartnershipwithotherswouldtakeontheroleofnishingAAFClinesregisteringvarietiesandlicensinglines.TheconsortiumwhichwasorganizedbytheAlbertaSeedGrowersAssociationiscomprisedo13organizationsincludingtheAlbertaBarleyCommissionAlbertaWheatCommissionGrainGrowersoCanadaKeystoneAgriculturalProducersManitobaSeedGrowersAssociationSaskatchewanSeedGrowersAssociationWesternBarleyGrowersAssociationWesternCanadianWheatGrowersandtheWesternGrainsResearchFoundation.BuyerBewareAttherequestosomeoitsmemberstheCanadianSeedTradeAssociationrecentlydevelopedaBuyerBewareactsheetoritsmembersregardingthepurchaseandsaleoorageandgrassseedinCanada.TitledBuyingGrassSeedBuyerBewareItstheLawtheactsheetisdesignedtohelpseedbuyersensurethattheseedtheyarerequestingandbuyingislegaloruseandsaleinCanada.AdditionallyithelpstoremindindividualsandcompaniesthatsellseedaboutCanadaslawsurroundingthesellingograssseed.MunicipalitiesandcitiesotenrequestspecifcvarietiesograssesorparksandbermsandtheresotennotalotounderstandingotheSeedsActsaysPattyTownsendCEOorCSTA.SometimesthemunicipalityorcitywillreleaseatenderrequestingvarietiesthatarenotregisteredinCanadaortheyrequestvarietiesbynamewithoutknowingthattheseedcantbesoldbyvarietynameunlessitiscertifed.Wejustwantthemtobeawareothelawwhentheyissuetendersandmakepurchases.AllregisteredvarietiesarelistedonCFIAswebsiteatinspection.gc.caenglishplavegvarietregvare.shtml.InterestedindividualscanalsodownloadCSTAsactsheetatcdnseed.org.StewardshipinActionAtmanyarmsemptyseedbagsotenendupeitherinthetrashorgettingburnedinthemiddleoafeld.NowtheresamoreenvironmentallyresponsiblewaytogetridoallthosebagsthankstoapilotprojectorthesaecollectionanddisposalopesticideandseedbagsthatsavailableinpartsoOntarioQuebecandtheMaritimes.TheprogramisrunbyCleanFARMSanot-or-proftorganizationcommittedtoenvironmentalstewardshipthroughthepropermanagementoagriculturalwaste.ItsalsosupportedbyCanadianSeedTradeAssociationwhichcontributesfnanciallytothepilotprojectandisamemberotheCleanFARMSsteeringcommittee.AdditionalundersincludeCropLieCanadatheOntarioMinistryoAgricultureFoodandRuralAairsandtheQuebecMinistryoAgriculture.Undertheprogramarmersbringusedseedbagstocollectioncentressetupinheavyseedbagusageareas.Farmersareaskedtoflllargeplasticbagsavailableatallcollectioncentreswithemptypaperseedbags.Forbulkseedgrowersareurgedtoplaceanumberoemptybagsinsideonebulkbagandreturnittoacollectionlocation.Thereareplanstoaddevenmorelocationsnextyearwiththegoaloestablishingapermanentprogramorpesticideandseedbagcollectionanddisposalby2016.Wewillurtherexpandthepilotprogramtoapproximately200retaillocationsinOntarioandQuebecinadditiontoallothemajorretaillocationsintheMaritimesin2015saysBarryFriesengeneralmanageroCleanFARMS. ALBERTASEEDGROWERSADVERTISINGINTHISISSUEOFALBERTASEEDGUIDE.EnchantRivercourseEdmontonLethbridgeLomondThreeHillsRosemarySt.AlbertAndrewTofieldVikingHalkirkDidsburyInnisfailTeesMarwayneWainwrightBrooksVulcanCarmangayPictureButteIronSpringsGleichenBowIslandGrassyLakeBarrheadFairviewSt.PaulNoblefordTaberStettlerKillamRedwaterFortSaskatchewanWestlockOldsAndrewGLDAgVentures780.365.3536lkapitskimcsnet.ca85BarrheadAndersonSeedGrowers780.674.5670asgseedxplornet.com72RadkePedigreedSeedLtd.780.674.5715moosecreekxplornet.com66RicksPedigreedSeeds780.674.6713smuellermcsnet.ca98BowIslandSpecialtySeedsLtd.403.545.6018willspecialtyseeds.ca93TonyCrooymansSons403.545.2151johncrooymanscanopycanada.net98Brooks387099AlbertaLtd.403.501.5420jmdovicheidnet.org74AirthFarmsLtd403.362.4372airthfarmsxplornet.com70DidsburyLSLandCattle403.335.3694stshultzxplornet.com57WestwayFarmsLtd.403.335.4929westwayairenet.com106EdmontonSendziakSeed780.434.1322sendseedtelusplanet.net61EnchantStampSeeds403.739.2233richardstampseeds.com64FortSaskatchewanGallowaySeedsLtd.780.998.3036gallseedgallowayseeds.com104GrassyLakeCornsBrothersFarm403.655.2464cornsbrothershotmail.com96HalkirkSolickSeeds403.884.2358lsolickwildroseinternet.ca57InnisfailThompsonFamilyFarmsLtd.403.728.3535111IronSpringsWitdouckFarms403.738.4395dalewitdouckfarms.com106KillamHolmstromSeedFarm780.385.5330holmstromdarrellgmail.com84LethbridgeMercerSeedsLtd.403.327.9736rmercermercerseeds.ca86LomondWheatcrestFarms403.792.3696wheatcrest.farmsagt.net102MarwayneAllInFarmServices780.847.2022allinfarmhmsinet.ca67NewNorwayLindholmSeedFarm780.352.3240lindholmseedxplornet.com98NoblefordPhoenixFarms403.824.3585johnphoenixfarms.ca61OldsEllisFarms403.556.2890ellisxplornet.com94PictureButteHaneyFarms403.738.4517shaneyrealagriculture.com96RedwaterTrueSeeds780.942.3423docmkanhotmail.com63RivercourseHarbinSeedFarmLtd.780.745.2268harbintelusplanet.net72StettlerEchoRidgeFarmInc.403.741.6464djmasseyxplornet.com106St.AlbertVictoorSeedFarmInc.780.459.3253vsfairsurfer.ca105TaberChinRidgeSeeds403.223.3900kellychinridge.com76TeesKnightsSeed403.784.3633bgknightplatinum.ca66ThreeHillsKingsSeedFarmLtd.403.443.7330kingsseedfarmgmail.com95PenwestSeeds403.443.2577tanyapenwestcanada.ca92ToeldHaralieSeedFarms780.662.2617haraliehotmail.com106VikingKittleFarmsLtd.780.336.2583andrewkittlehotmail.com85LefsrudSeedProcessorsLtd.780.336.2588lefsrudtelusplanet.net82VulcanMarkertSeedsLtd.403.485.6708rmarkertmarkertseeds.com100WainwrightDaltonSeedFarm780.842.2361daltonseedmcsnet.ca95WestlockCyreSeedFarms780.349.2516gcyrexplornet.com74FairviewDynamicSeeds780.835.5435dynamicseedsxplornet.com93114www.seed.ab.caAdvancingSeedinAlberta TheAssociationofAlbertaCo-opSeedCleaningPlantsisagroupoflocallyoperatedco-operativesthatoffervaluablecleaningservicesforcommunitiesthroughoutAlbertaandBritishColumbia.TheywereestablishedthroughthejointeffortsoftheProvinceofAlbertaandlocalmunicipalgovernments.Farmerscangetseedcleanedandtreatedatfacilitiesacrosstheprovince.Additionalservicesavailableatseveralfacilitiesincludepulseprocessingvalueprocessingpedigreedseedprocessingspecialtyprocessingandseedinoculatingaswellasseedandchemicalsales.LocationadpageAllianceAllianceSeedCleaningAssociationLtd.780.879.3927alliacwildroseinternet.cawww.seed.ab.caplantsAlliance82BarrheadBarrheadDistrictSeedCleaningCo.opLtd.780.674.2569barrseedtelus.net72BashawBashawSeedCleaningCo.opAssociationLtd.780.372.3868bashawscpxplornet.comwww.seed.ab.caplantsBashaw98CamroseCamroseCountySeedCleaningPlant780.672.2371ryarhamcounty.camrose.ab.cawww.county.camrose.ab.ca96CarmangayCarmangaySeedCleaningPlantAssociationLtd.403643.3656carseedwildroseinternet.ca95CarstairsMountainViewSeedCleaningPlantLtd.403.337.3155mvscplhotmail.comwww.seed.ab.caplantsMountainView72CoronationCoronationSeedCleaningCo.opLtd.403.578.3810coroseedxplornet.comwww.seed.ab.caplantsCoronation93MorinvilleMorinvilleMunicipalSeedCleaningCo.opLtd.780.939.4021mscptelusplanet.netwww.seed.ab.caplantsMorinville93RycroftCentralPeaceSeedCleaningAssociation780.765.3821cpscaabnorth.comwww.seed.ab.caplantsRycroft111SexsmithSexsmithCo.opSeedCleaningAssociationLtd.780.568.3970sscptelus.netwww.seed.ab.caplantsSexsmith76St.PaulSt.PaulMunicipalSeedCleaningAssociationLtd.780.645.3939ron.wirstastpaulseedcleaning.comwww.stpaulseedcleaning.com96ThreeHillsThreeHillsDistrictSeedCleaningPlant403.443.5464thscptelusplanet.netwww.seed.ab.caplantsThreeHills105SEEDCLEANINGPLANTSANDTREATINGSERVICESINYOURCOMMUNITY.BarrheadSexsmithAllianceCoronationWetaskiwinWarburgMorinvilleFortSaskatechewanRedWaterWestlockCarstairsRycroftSt.PaulBashawCarmangayCamroseWarburgWarburgSeedCleaningCo.opLtd.780.848.2365warscpgmail.comwww.seed.ab.caplantswarburg64WestlockWestlockSeedCleaningCo.opLtd.780.349.3944wscptelus.netwww.seed.ab.caplantsWestlock53WetaskiwinWetaskiwinSeedGrainCo.operativeLtd.780.352.6212seedcleanincentre.netwww.seed.ab.caplantsWetaskiwin70115AdvancingSeedinAlbertaspring.2015 Viewpoints116www.seed.ab.caAdvancingSeedinAlbertagenomicswhichhasreceivedsignifcantsupportromthemajorprivategeneticscompanies.Weweremakingsureweweregettingthepipelineullothoseinterestingnewideastoincreaseoilcon-tenttolookatotherelementsondigest-ibilityomealandthosekindsothings.NowImhereandIseetheworkDeanSpanerisdoingwithhiswheatbreedingprogramreleasingnewvarietiesputtingtogetherpowerulrustpackages.ThecanolaprogramherehasreallybeenawesternCanadianleaderoverdecades.Theresareasonwhycompaniesaresign-ingonandmakinginvestmentsinthatwork.ASGHowdoesthatinterestonbehalfoftheindustrytranslateintodirectsupportforthefacultySBWehavethehighestamountoundingperacultymemberoalltheacultiesacrosscampusbecauseindustryisvotingwiththeirdollars.Theyseeweredoingimportantworkthatisgoingtomakethemmorecompetitiveandallowthemtodonewthingstheyhaventbeenabletodointhepast.ASGWhataresomebigquestionsyoufeeltheindustryiswrestlingwithatthemomentaswemoveinto2015SBHowdowehandlebigdataWhatarethenewwayswecanusevariableratetechnologyWhatcanwedoinpreci-sionarmingthatwedidntdreamoagenerationagoThosearetheinterestingthingsIseeourseeindustrybeingabletorespondtobecauseonewsciencebeingdeveloped.ASGWhatsamajorhurdletheindustryfacesinthefuturethatyouthinkneedsattentionSBIyoulookacrosstheworldwehaveseenadecreaseininvestmentsbypublicresearchagenciesintheareaoagron-NewDeanLookingAheadtoNext100YearsStanBladeisexcitedforthefutureofseedinAlbertaandbeyond.StanBladeisthenewdeanotheUniversityoAlbertasFacultyoAgriculturalLieandEnvironmentalSciencesALES.omy.Iweregoingtorealizetheextraor-dinarygeneticpotentialweredevelopingIthinkagronomyisgoingtobeakeypiece.AsyieldsincreaseiweregoingtomakethoseyieldssustainableIthinkwehavetoknowhowtoconnectgeneticstoagronomyandsoilhealth.ThatswherewefndthenextleveloproductivityASGCanyoulistyourmajorgoalsasdeanofthefacultySBMyvisionorbuildingonitssuccessisocusedonthreekeyareasstrengthen-ingengagementwiththeGovernmentoAlbertaorgingdeeperpartnershipswithnon-governmentagenciesandcreatingandexecutingathoughtulandinten-tionalcommunicationsstrategy.ASGIimaginethefacultys100thbirthdayisachancetodojustthat.SBWeregoingtoproflethesuccesswehadinourfrst100yearsandtalkaboutthecoolthingswerelookingatdoingoverthenext100.Whenwethinkaboutwhatscomeoutothisprogramwehaveagreatdealtobeproudobutwehavetoplanortheutureaswell.STANBladeistheoundingCEOoAlbertaInnovatesBioSolutionsandthenewdeanoandaullproessorortheUniversityoAlbertasFacultyoAgri-culturalLieandEnvironmentalSciencesALES.HerecentlysatdownwiththeAlbertaSeedGuidetotalkaboutsuc-cessesintheindustryandwhatheseesortheuture.AlbertaSeedGuideWhatexcitesyouthemostwhenyouthinkabouttheAlbertaseedindustryoverthelast100yearsStanBladeTheadvancementsmadebyAlbertasseedindustryoverthepastcenturyareatestamenttothepeoplewhoworkinandueltheinnovationthatkeepstheindustrythriving.Justthinkaboutthechangesothelastcentury.Thereareallkindsootherthingsthatwillcomeintoplayoverthenext100yearsthatwecantevenanticipaterightnow.Itsunbelievabletheproductivitygainsthathavebeenachieved.ASGYouwillspendagoodportionof2015celebratingtheachievementsinseedthathavecomeoutoftheFacultyofAgriculturalLifeandEnvironmentalScienceswhichiscelebratingits100thbirthdaythisyear.AsdeanhowdoesitfeeltobeleadingsuchaprominentinstitutionSBImveryproudwhenIlookacrossourentireaculty.WhenIthinkabouttheworkwedidatBioSolutionsweinvestedveryearlyoninRandyWeselakesworkhereattheUoAinphytolaandoilseed 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