HRSW Yield Trials with AAC Viewfield, CDC Landmark VB, AAC Redberry, AAC Brandon, and AAC Elie wheat varieties
The numbers are in for our HRSW yield trial! These plots sat though some rain for about 4 weeks, giving us the "opportunity" 😬 to learn grade retention information from this trial as well.
At the bottom I have a link to our trial results.
Immediately below I have a link showing varietal management research (1 site and 1 season only) that shows how far you can push CDC Landmark VB and Viewfield above other varieties.
Data on Viewfield & Landmark VB management Dr. Sheri Strydhorst
AAC Viewfield HRSW
This variety has been doing very well for the majority of those who tried it this year and was our best selling variety last season. AAC Viewfield HRSW and Landmark will generally share top yield place.
Viewfield is short so we can push seeding rates higher and get more heads per square foot. It has a great disease package (MR to Bunt and Leaf Rust) but does need seed treatment as it is susceptible to Smut.
FHB is rated Intermediate but the ratings chart changed between the registration of some older varieties such as Brandon and these new varieties, so I have been told it has similar FHB tolerance as Brandon.
Sprouting rating is Good on Viewfield vs. Elie's Fair rating and Brandon's Poor rating.
To maintain protein with high yields extra fertility and or slow release fertility may be needed.
A few customers in the Brooks area saw some bacterial streaming and it impacted yield. For those customers I am suggesting CDC Landmark VB .
Viewfield does very well under high management. We had a customer near Viking with 11% more yield on Viewfield vs. Brandon in 2018 (and he said the Brandon had more rain)
At the top of this email I have data from 2017 showing up to 21 bu per ac over Brandon with intensive management.
CDC Landmark VB
This variety is new for us this season. It is a varietal blend and the refuge (10%) is Viewfield.
Landmark has midge tolerance and also has slightly solid stems so it may have some resistance to wheat stem sawfly.
It is taller than Viewfield but actually stood better in 2018. It has parents that include Superb, protein at check, very good sprouting rating, MS for bunt, R for stem rust, MR for stripe and leaf rust.
Like the Viewfield FHB is rated Intermediate but the ratings chart changed between the registration of some older varieties such as Brandon and these new varieties, so I have been told it has similar FHB tolerance as Brandon.
Sprouting rating is Good on Viewfield vs. Elie's Fair rating and Brandon's Poor rating.
Landmark also does very well under high management (PGR's, Fungicides at GS 32 and flowering timing)
At the top of this email I have data from 2017 showing up to 18 bu per ac over Brandon with intensive management.
Elie has been our best seller for about 5-6 years and some farmers still like it for its stand ability and yields.
We have been transitioning to Viewfield and Landmark as they are a step up in yield, stand ability and sprouting ratings
Redberry has parents of Stettler and Glenn and is a short/medium season variety. It has slightly weaker straw than Elie and slightly taller. Good disease package for FHB and Smut and all rusts.
High yield and early maturity but poor grade retention, sprouting and disease package. We have a small amount of it remaining so if you need this variety let me know.
SY Rowyn CPS
This CPS Wheat is unique with marketing like a HRSW and some drought tolerance so I had to sneak it into this email also. :)
Patterson and P&H elevators are paying slightly less than HRSW for this variety and have special contracts out for SY Rowyn. It will yield about 12% more than a HRSW on irrigation and up to 20% under dry conditions have been observed.
Let me know if you have questions and if i can get you a price. We do have our pre pay discounts on now until Dec 14th 2018.
If you are a new grower, or already grow soybeans, we have some top yielding varieties if you want to give them a try or see how they fit on your farm.
Grazing corn acres are also on the rise and irrigated grain and silage corn seems to be relatively slow to flat growth
Early book discounts are on until October 31.
For the Thunder Seed line bookings: 50 units of corn (140 ac roughly) and/or 440 units of soybean (320 ac) or combination of both you will receive a BBQ or NHL Tickets!
We are having a Corn & Soybean Meeting
Monday November 5th @ 1 pm at Stamp Seeds.
Erin Matlock from Thunder Seed will be out to talk agronomy and variety choice.
Please RSVP by replying to this email if you can make it.
TH 33003 R2Y 2375 CHU 0.003 maturity (normal)
TH 33005 R2Y 2425 CHU 0.005 maturity (mid)
TH 89005 R2XN 2175 CHU 0.0005 maturity (early / mid)
TH 8700 R2X 2250 CHU Dicamba tolerant 0.0008 maturity (early)
TH 89003 R2X 2375 CHU Dicamba tolerant 0.003 maturity (normal)
Nocoma R2 2250 CHU 0.0008 (early maturity)
Akras R2 2375 CHU, 0.001 high pod height (early - normal maturity) Yield trial winner in the RVT trials
Lassa R2 2275 CHU 0.0009 (very early maturity)
More info on soybean: http://www.stampseeds.com/soybean.html
Organic or Non GM corn? Thunder (non GM) and De Dell (organic and non GM)
More info on Corn and trial results: http://www.stampseeds.com/corn.html
Interested in a yield trial?
Let me know ASAP if you want to do a trial with soy / corn for 2019.
Thanks and good luck with the rest of harvest!
As we are planning crops for this coming season I wanted to send out some information on a few classes of peas as well as an update on our seed cleaning & processing system while we wait to finish harvest 2018!
CDC Inca - Yellow Pea
This variety launches this season from the CDC program in Saskatchewan and looks to be promising. We have processed our CDC Inca already and have excellent germination. If you liked growing CDC Meadow but needed more stand ability and total yield, this one may be the fit for you. Seed coat integrity seems to be very good with Inca.
Availability will be tighter as it is launch year.
AAC Lacombe - Yellow Pea
Lacombe has been the top yielder on the market for the pasty few years. It came from the Lacombe AB breeding program.
You will not find a better yielding and standing variety than Lacombe on the market today. It has larger seed size and has more risk of seed coat cracking than some varieties so farmers have tried taking them off at higher moisture if possible.
CDC Greenwater - Green Pea
We decided to bring in some green peas this season as that market looks to be priced better than yellow's. The risk with green peas is bleaching and may have slightly lower yielding. Also the market can flip and price can be similar to yellow's fairly easily.
We will have CDC Greenwater a new CDC Saskatoon variety with improved stand ability and yield over other green varieties.
Book early as we will only be bringing in enough for customers orders and we will require a deposit so we do not have unsold inventory. We are currently getting initial specs and prices sorted out now.
AAC Liscard - Maple Pea
Maple peas have been priced fairly well in this past season and look to be good again this winter. AAC Liscard is a new variety so talk to your buyers about it before contracting. I had one customer try it on irrigation and had almost 100 bu per ac with reasonable good stand ability. We have grown them on dry land with similar yields to yellow peas. The maple pea market is not very large so there is risk of over production.
I do have some buyers looking for old crop Liscard (not many out there) and would assume they will have new crop contracts at some point as well
Hybrid fall rye has become a mainstay of our winter crop sales the past few years. With yields 20-40% over traditional fall rye and winter wheat many farms have found a place to try hybrid rye.
KWS Daniello is a great new variety that has the lowest ergot risk of all the hybrid rye on the market while still maintaining yield (or even better yield than Guttino). Falling number may be slightly lower than Guttino.
Daniello has lower ergot risk because of the pollen plus trait and also genetic factors of the variety. This variety may save you from a cleaning cost or downgrading to reduce ergot levels. Even if you only had ergot levels of concern once in 5 years it would still pay to be growing Daniello.
We may have a small amount of the new Silage / Forage / Feed variety called KWS Propower available to try this fall. Seed production was grown in the US so we do not know when it will arrive here or if it will arrive on time this fall.
Propower should yield roughly 10% or more over varieties like Guttino & Daniello for forage and will have increases in grain yield as well assuming the feed market is the target.
Next season we will have good supply of Propower as we will be growing it for seed winter 2018/19.
Guttino has been a good multipurpose variety for us as well and seems to fit well into all segments of the hybrid rye market.
We also have Prima traditional fall rye available!
Farms using hybrid rye for forages have started seeding early in the year (May - June), grazing multiple times, overwintering, and grazing and then silaging the following season. The hybrids recover much faster, tiller out more than traditional lines and can take more stress and still preform.
The Fine Print
Hybrid fall rye is sold by the unit. 1 unit is 1 million viable seeds. You seed 0.8 of a unit per ac (800,000 viable seeds per ac). Hybrid fall rye is a one time use product and seed cannot be saved back. In crop costs are usually low as no wild oat herbicide or fungicide is needed.
I was talking to some grain buyers and thought I would send out some info on SY Rowyn to keep you in the loop.
For those of you who grew SY Rowyn CPS wheat this season Patterson and P&H locations have a special milling program for it. I talked to P&H (Barrie Woods at Medicine Hat 403-866-9415) and they had been paying $0.20 less than HRSW.
Planning for next season, this variety has done 12-15% better than HRSW on irrigation but also has drought tolerance and will do about 15-20% better than HRSW under dry conditions.
Its a good option to spread your risk for markets from other wheats. See below for a comparison to other wheat for net returns.
Another option is the feed market with this higher yielding variety.
More info on SY Rowyn: http://www.stampseeds.com/sy-rowyn---new.html
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