Tag: Brent Derkatch

The Seedpod — Ep 9: Collaboration Turns up the Volume on Seed Industry Messaging

Agriculture is big business, but a small industry, if you think about the number of people involved. Within each sector, that number shrinks significantly, and, at times, trying to communicate the needs of one sector can be tough when you’re few in number. The seed industry has faced that challenge for quite some time, and,… Read more »

First Resistant-to-Fusarium Wheat Variety Available for Farmers This Fall

Farmers interested in growing winter wheat now have access to the first-ever winter wheat variety with an R rating to fusarium head blight. CANTERRA SEEDS announced today the official launch of AC Emerson winter wheat, with certified seed available to growers for fall planting in 2014. AC Emerson winter wheat was developed by Dr. Rob… Read more »

Canterra Seeds Looks to Conquer CPS Wheat Category

The post CWB monopoly environment has opened up a lot of interest in the CPS wheat class. Internationally recognized as having the high yield and good milling characteristics producers and industry are looking for, the wheat class is still quite small in Canada. The addition of  AC Conquer VB to the Canterra Seeds line up… Read more »

Cropweek 2012 – Canterra Seeds & Richardsons Partner on Enterprise Durum

The end of the single desk in the West means that things will change in a number of areas. One of those areas is market development of crops like durum. Whereas the Canadian Wheat Board held the bulk of that responsibility under the single desk, that job now has to be spread out to other… Read more »