Last week our Malt Barley School went well with about 29 participants learning about the Bill Coors 100 variety and contracts available. The new crop price looks good vs other cereals.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Cody Shick at 406-697-3838 if you are interested in Bill Coors 100 Malt Barley.
At the present time the contracts are only for Southern Alberta on irrigation.
Strip Tillage School Wednesday at 7pm
John Kolk joins us to present on his first year of strip tillage, following his presentation there will be time for discussion with those who are attending.
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Topic: Strip Tillage on Dry Beans, Corn, & Canola
Time: Feb 3, 2021 07:00 PM Edmonton
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Meeting ID: 822 4447 8714 Passcode: 1
CDC Proclaim Small Red Lentil
If you are not growing CDC Proclaim small red lentil you are missing out! Yields of 200 lbs per ac over any other red variety in Alberta vs other reds. I have noticed new crop prices of .24-.25 cents per lb (new crop price).
We also have a new Large Green Lentil called CDC Lima.
New To Lentils?
Pick your cleanest field to get started on. We have a one pager on how we grow lentils that we send with seed shipments.
AAC Marvelous Brown Flax
AAC Marvelous is a new brown variety with top yields and good standability. We stopped growing our other varieties once we had grown this one for a few seasons. Last season we were in the mid 60 bu range with this variety but we usually budget on 45-50 bu.
Also don't forget about out equally high yielding and early early maturing yellow CDC Dorado with new crop contracts from Xpt Grain.
Contact Chris from XPT Grain 306-209-7746 or email
New To Flax?
We have a one pager on how we grow flax that we send with seed shipments.
Clean Seed On Hand & Ready To Ship:
We have AAC Chrome & AAC Delhi Peas, FB 9-4, Fabelle & Snowbrid Faba Beans, Redberry & LeRoy VB HRS Wheat, Alloy & Succeed VB Durum & AB Cattlelac 6 Row Barley, AAC Awesome GP Soft Wheat, AAC Wheatland HRSW, CDC Dorado Yellow / Golden Flax & CDC Austenson 2 Row Barley, Bill Coors 100 Malt Barley, Sunray spring triticale, cleaned and ready to pickup.
Just finished cleaning AAC Marvelous Brown Flax and hope to have clean results back on the second week of February.
Next on the list is Esma 2 Row Barley and then AAC Paramount VB Soft Wheat.
Winter Evening Sessions
I plan to host evening events over the next couple months. So far we have a rough plan in place (subject to change so look for an email the week of the event with more detailed descriptions and Zoom links).
Wed Feb 3rd at 7 pm - John Kolk - Strip Tillage, The First Season on Dry Beans, Corn & Canola - a discussion on advantages, challenges, and group brainstorming & Q/A on how to improve crop management around strip tillage. Click here to add to your calendar
Mon Feb 8th at 7 pm - Christos Lygouriatis Xpt Grain - New Crop Program on AAC Delhi Jumbo Yellow Peas and Brown and Yellow Flax New Crop Contracts. Click here to add to your calendar
Wed Feb 10 at 7 pm - Becca Brattain PhD - KWS US Country Manager for Cereals - Hybrid Fall Rye Agronomy and Grain Feed & Forage Use. Click here to add to your calendar
Mon or Tues Feb 22 or 23 - Doug Manzer PhD, Senior Scientist & Wildlife Program Manager with Alberta Conservation Association - Intensive Farming While Creating Wildlife Habitat (Stamp Seeds farms land directly around this project Doug has worked with)
March 3 - Harold Perry & Florian Dieker of Perry Produce (Irrigation farm at Chin Alberta rotating Potatoes, Beets, Cereals, Corn, Peas and more) - Cover Crops Amongst Intensive Cropping Systems - benefits, challenges along with a discussion time after.
Mid March - Flax School
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