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Industry-Leading Varieties

BrettYoung and our soybean breeding partner, Elite, bring premium soybean varieties specifically suited to Western Canadian growing conditions. Elite soybeans from BrettYoung are high yielding and come in a range of maturities and traits to meet the needs of your farm.  This includes excellent pod height for easier harvest, a characteristic of many Elite soybean varieties.    

 

Amirani R2 (2150 CHU, 000.5 RM)
Performance Way Beyond its Class

Akras R2 (2375 CHU, 00.3 RM)
The Standard in Pod Height

BY Rundle XT (2150 CHU, 000.5 RM)
Leading Ultra Early Performance

Sunna R2X (2375 CHU, 00.3 RM)
Impressive Size, Shape and Yield

Mani R2X (2425 CHU, 00.4 RM)
Bushier Plant Well-Suited for Row Crop Application

RX Acron (2450 CHU, 00.6 RM)
Aggresive Variety that Excels Under Tough Conditions
 
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Our Strategic Partner for Soybeans

The strategic partnership between BrettYoung and Elite brings premium soybean varieties specifically suited to Western Canadian growing conditions.

Elite is a Canadian seed brand that prides itself on delivering varieties tailored to the specific needs of farmers across Western Canada. Their unwavering commitment to early-maturing markets is demonstrated through continued investments in soybean production research, plant breeding and variety development. Elite early maturity soybeans are developed and evaluated at the Research Farm in Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec, and at testing locations across Western Canada.

Elite has a full soybean development program dedicated to delivering soybeans with a maturity and performance profile to satisfy growers in all Prairie soybean production areas. The expansion of Prairie acres has driven investment into crosses directed towards early zone adaptation, additional private testing, disease screening and more nursery selection plots. The inclusion of pod height in their  selection process is unique and has led to varieties with superior harvestability versus competing products.

When farmers choose Elite, they are choosing cutting-edge products and technology along with industry-leading expertise.

To learn more about our breeding program, please watch our video:

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Recent BY PLUS notes

Were Soybeans Worth It?

Posted: Oct 08, 2021

With Jason Henderson and Allan Wilson

This hasn’t been an easy year for farmers in the Prairies. Extreme heat and record low levels of precipitation this summer have meant significantly reduced yields for most crops.

Soybean growers weren’t immune to the pressures of the long, hot summer, which had producers bracing for low yields after seeing other crops suffer during the drought. 

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Protect Against Pod Shatter with Pod DefendR®

Posted: Sep 22, 2021

With Jesse Mutcheson

The subject of pod shatter has been on the minds of canola growers in Western Canada for some time now. Without protection against it — not only can pod shattering result in significant harvest losses, but it also limits the options you have to harvest your canola crop.

That’s why the recent introduction of Pod DefendR, canola with shatter-tolerant technology from BrettYoung and canola breeding partner DL Seeds, has the potential to be a game-changer for your fields.

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DefendR - A Strong Line of Defense

Posted: Sep 22, 2021

At BrettYoung, we know that sometimes good just isn’t good enough, and it was with that knowledge that we developed our line of resistant genetic traits for canola: DefendR®.

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