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* SPECIALTY SEEDS LTD. *

WILL AND JEAN VAN ROESSEL
BOX 490, BOW ISLAND, AB T0K 0G0
Office: (403) 545-6018 Cell: (403) 952-0913
Office Toll Free 1-866-545-6018
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Web site: www.specialtyseeds.ca

*WHEAT and DURUM

AC® CARBERRY HRS - NEW FOR 2012. It has very short, strong straw, has the best rating for fusarium resistance and is resistant to stripe rust. It has been accepted for Warburton contracts which offer a $20/MT premium. (Technical bulletin)


AC® STETTLER HRS — “More superb than Superb!” It has similar yield and straw strength with much improved grain quality (color, sprout resistance and protein). (Technical bulletin)


GLENN HRS Improved fusarium resistance and excellent grain quality (color and bushel weight) are its main attributes. Straw strength is very good. (Tech bulletin)


CDC VERONA durum - This newer variety is similar to Strongfield, but with better lodging resistance as well as improved fusarium resistance. (Tech bulletin)


*YELLOW PEAS


CDC CENTENNIAL—A medium maturity yellow pea variety with larger seed resulting in higher yields.



CDC MEADOW —A proven early yellow pea variety.


Don’t forget to order inoculants for your all your pulse crops. We recommend products made for Western Canada by companies based in Saskatoon.


*INDUSTRIAL HEMP

We had another successful year of hemp production, growing 3 different varieties. One of the varieties was quite short and we were able to harvest it just like a crop of wheat. Call for more information about production contracts. http://www.hempoilcan.com/



Trying to determine the harvest date in a field of Finola.



Swathed Finola hemp


Row crop CFX-2 hemp for seed production


Harvesting CFX-2 hemp


*SEED TREATMENTS

We have a modern seed treating system to treat your wheat or pea seed.


*FORAGE SEEDS

We are dealers for Brett-Young Seeds, http://www.brettyoung.ca/ who sell all sorts of grasses and legumes including AURORA Timothy and HYBRIFORCE-400 hybrid alfalfa. They will custom blend any order to your needs.


*INOCULANTS

Becker Underwood http://www.beckerunderwood.com/en/inoculants and

Novozymes http://www.novozymes.com/en

We sell nitrogen inoculants for all pulse crops and legumes as well as phosphate inoculants for almost every crop. If you order in January, we can get you some excellent prices, and you won’t have to pay until May.


*SUMMER TOUR

Hope to see you this summer for our annual customer appreciation dinner and tour. Please send us your email address if you would like to receive an invitation.

See SUMMER TOUR-2011 in the Farm Photo section



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