| ||This annual publication 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.
The Alberta Regional Variety Testing program is co-ordinated by the Alberta/British Columbia Grain Advisory Committee (ABCGAC) and Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development (AARD). Funding for the program is provided by AARD, the Alberta Seed Growers’ Association, the Association of Alberta Co-op Seed Cleaning Plants, the Alberta Wheat Commission and entry fees for the varieties being tested.
Data for this publication are contributed by numerous applied research associations, the Prairie Grain Development Committee, the Canola Council of Canada, CPS Canada, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and AARD. Test results and updated tables are prepared, reviewed and approved by members of the ABCGAC. Sincere thanks are extended to all individuals and organizations who contribute to this publication.
For further information and variety tables, download Agri-Facts: Varieties of Cereal and Oilseed Crops for Alberta (Agdex 100-32) – 430K PDF.
Other Variety Information
For additional variety information, including varieties not listed in this factsheet, check the Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development website or call the Alberta Ag-Info Centre toll-free at 310-FARM (3276).
All tables prepared, reviewed and approved by:
Alberta/British Columbia Grain Advisory Committee
Factsheet and data preparation coordinated by
Co-ordinator Regional Variety Trials/Crop Research Technologist
Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development
Source: Agdex 100/32. February 2015.