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Akras R2

The Standard in Pod Height
  • Exceptional combination of yield, maturity and dependable performance
  • Widely adapted to provide high yield potential throughout early and mid-season maturity zones
  • Very high first pod

Characteristics

Maturity

2375 CHU 00.3 Relative Maturity

Hilum

Imperfect Black

Plant/Canopy Type

Semi-Bushy

Plant Height

Medium

Standability

9

Seeding Vigour

8

Pubescence

Grey

Flower

Purple

Phytophthora Root Rot (PRR)

Very Good Field Resistance (Rps1k gene)

Iron Deficiency Chlorosis (IDC)

Tolerant

White Mould

8

Pod Height

9

Recent BY PLUS notes

Welcome Justine Cornelsen

Posted: Jan 17, 2022

It’s a new year, and we’re very excited to welcome a new member to our team here at BrettYoung.

Justine Cornelsen has come on board as our Agronomic and Regulatory Services Manager. You may already recognize Justine’s name from her time with the Canola Council of Canada where she worked for nearly eight years as an Agronomy Specialist.  Justine has also had a presence in some of our previous editions of BY PLUS notes as a canola management expert.

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Grower Review: Perennial Ryegrass

Posted: Jan 17, 2022

Paul Mcintosh, owner of Mcintosh Farm in Lac du Bonnet, admits there were some anxious moments on his farm during the summer of 2021. Aside from the odd sprinkle, the region received no significant rainfall between June 12 and Aug. 12 — he can’t recall many summers as dry as the one that just passed.

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Farming is a Team Effort, and so is Mental Health

Posted: Jan 12, 2022

With Lesley Kelly

Mental health is an under-discussed topic in the agriculture industry. Farm related stress, isolation and anxiety can run high, especially during the pandemic, and many growers may not be giving themselves the attention and self-care they need.

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