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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

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Forage and Turf Seed Production Market Update

Posted: Sep 16, 2021

Growing forage and turf seed is a great way not only to diversify the risk and spread out your farm workload, but to also be able to take advantage of two separate uses from a single field – income from the seed crop, and also the straw and forage regrowth that is produced as a by-product in some crops.

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Growing Annual Ryegrass for More than Forage

Posted: Sep 01, 2021

With Scott Davie

Annual ryegrass has been grown for forage production by farmers in Western Canada for many years, but when it comes to seed production, it’s typically been an afterthought.

However, you may want to rethink that approach and start taking a closer look at what annual ryegrass has to offer, says Scott Davie, a Seed Production Specialist with BrettYoung.

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