Fresh From the Farm

Fresh From the Farm

Record-Breaking Year in the Northern Plains

Hard red spring wheats deliver yield, protein and straw strengthDemand for Limagrain Cereal Seeds (LCS) wheat seed is at an all-time high in the Northern Plains. LCS varieties excelled at test sites across the region in 2017, and sales are flourishing for spring planting.Hard red spring wheat LCS Rebel made its debut this growing season [...]

By | 2018-04-25T13:18:24+00:00 March 26th, 2018|Categories: News and Events|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Top Central Plains LCS Dealers

It’s that time of the year when winter wheat growers are once again thinking about moisture: is there enough to justify applying a shot of nitrogen, or, perhaps you’re in an area where you’re waiting on just a little moisture to make that application. Regardless, it’s also the time of year when the major [...]

By | 2018-05-14T12:06:43+00:00 March 7th, 2018|Categories: News and Events|0 Comments

Global Collaborations

For two weeks in January I left Wichita, KS to travel to France and England for meetings. I would be attending the Limagrain Worldwide Marker Meetings in Clermont-Ferrand, France and the Limagrain Wheat Breeder’s meeting the following week in Docking, England. My journey would start in Wichita trying to escape a predicted apocalyptic [...]

By | 2018-05-14T12:19:32+00:00 January 31st, 2017|Categories: News and Events|0 Comments

Fields of LCS Genie – It’s a Tap Takeover!

New local supply chain is a breakthrough for craft beer June 2015 - Limagrain Cereal Seeds (LCS) let the Genie out of the bottle at its Acres to Ales Tap Takeover event at local watering hole, the Mayor of Old Town—a Genie with the potential to revolutionize the craft beer industry. An energized crowd [...]

By | 2018-05-14T12:13:50+00:00 June 10th, 2015|Categories: Acres to Ales, Malting Barley|Tags: |0 Comments

Off Season Disease Screening

Stem rust resistance testing In the Central Plains, fungal diseases have been virtually non-existent during the last two growing seasons. So how do we make progress fighting disease when there is no selection pressure out in the field? Take it to the lab. First, we propagate our favorite race of stem rust by infecting [...]

By | 2018-04-27T13:17:43+00:00 March 13th, 2015|Categories: Disease Screening|0 Comments