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AB crop varieties fact sheets available online

Feb. 29, 2016 - Three crop varietal fact sheets have been posted to the Alberta Agriculture and Forestry website to help producers make sound decisions when deciding which varieties to grow.

Varieties of Cereal and Oilseed Crops for Alberta provides information on cereal and oilseed variety performance within Alberta and northeastern British Columbia. Important agronomic characteristics and disease resistance information are provided for varieties of wheat, barley, oat, rye, triticale, flax and canola.

Varieties of Pulse Crops for Alberta provides information on pulse variety performance within Alberta and northeastern British Columbia. Important agronomic characteristics and disease resistance information are provided for varieties of field pea, chickpea, lentil, faba bean, dry bean and soybean.

Silage Varieties for Alberta. Annual forages make up a large component of the yearly feed supply for many cattle producers in the form of silage, green feed and swath grazing. The selection of varieties that produce the highest forage yield and/or nutritional quality becomes increasingly important.

To view a listing of all the crop publications click here. Hard copies of the fact sheets are available to Alberta residents by using the online order form or by calling 780-427-0391.

 


March 2, 2016
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