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Blend 4440

The premier certified alfalfa blend in the Canadian prairies


Blend 4440 is a mixture of premium, certified alfalfas specifically developed to combine the strengths of our best varieties: high yields, superior winterhardiness, disease resistance, multi-foliate expression, and unique rooting habits such as branch root, sunken crown and creeping root characteristics. The unique strengths of this blend offer suitabillity to a wide range of growing conditions. Demand the best, insist on BLEND 4440 ALFALFA



Blend 4440



Key Features

  • Blend of certified varieties
  • Widely Adapted
  • High Yield Potential
  • Excellent winter hardiness
  • Disease resistance


  • Bloat hazard
  • Needs good drainage

Environmental Tolerances

Winter Hardiness

Very Good

Drought Tolerance


Flooding Tolerance


Optimum PH


Acidity Tolerance

Low to Moderate

Alkalinity Tolerance

Moderate to High

Salinity Tolerance

Low to Moderate

Recent BY PLUS notes

Welcome to BY PLUS notes

Posted: Sep 11, 2020

Thank-you for being a customer of BrettYoung, and now, part of BY PLUS. BrettYoung is an independent seed company who has been deeply involved in and driven by the needs of Canadian agriculture for over 80 years. To find out more about the pillars that drive us forward and what to expect in future editions of BY PLUS notes, read more...

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Distinct by Design: Breeding Clubroot-Resistant Canola

Posted: Sep 10, 2020

There are three things you need to know about DL Seeds. First, like family-owned BrettYoung, DL Seeds is also in part family-owned (50% to be exact). Second, while these canola plant breeding specialists are headquartered in Morden, Manitoba, they boast two parent companies in Europe and share germplasm, breeding research and knowledge between several continents. Third, and maybe most important, DL Seeds has developed a canola variety with likely the broadest clubroot resistance available to North American farmers today.

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