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Superstar or stinker? Merits of new seed varieties can all depend on your farm

There are lots of new varieties with ‘really, really good genetics’ but they might not be a fit for you

Reading Time: 6 minutes It’s that time of year again. With a pen in hand, you flip through the pages, circling what looks good, hoping you’ll get what you want and praying that what you get will be as good as it looks on paper. Poring over the new Alberta Seed Guide may feel a little like flipping through […] Read more

Producers are urged to call their seed supplier about varieties first rather than just dropping in.

Seed supplies are strong, no delivery problems expected

But order seed by phone or online, and keep your distance during delivery

Reading Time: < 1 minute Alberta farmers shouldn’t face any challenges finding seed as the pandemic plays out over the next few weeks — but stick to phone calls and online orders when working with your seed supplier. “To my knowledge, there shouldn’t be a lot of problems (with seed supply),” said Kelly Chambers, executive director of Alberta Seed Growers. […] Read more