Fresh From the Farm

Fresh From the Farm

Winter Wheat Variety Breakdown

A closer look at some of Limagrain Cereal Seed’s soft white winter wheats. The Pacific Northwest has more varying microclimates than any other wheat producing region in the US. Growing conditions range from high precipitation with cold winters to low rainfall with severe heat and anything in between. In addition, there is the challenge of [...]

By |2019-10-16T11:12:22-06:00October 16th, 2019|Categories: Pacific Northwest|0 Comments

UI / IWC / LCS Partnership Launches New Brand with VI Bulldog and VI Frost

The collaboration between the University of Idaho (UI) and Limagrain Cereal Seeds (LCS) is a prime example of shared success; benefiting the UI, LCS and most importantly, Idaho wheat growers. In 2012, the Idaho Wheat Commission (IWC) worked with the University of Idaho (UI) to establish a collaboration with the international wheat and barley breeding [...]

By |2019-09-20T10:34:08-06:00September 20th, 2019|Categories: Pacific Northwest, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Breeding Tomorrow’s Varieties with the Newest Technologies

Wheat Marker Assisted Selection Project Leader & Wheat Breeder Assistant - Aurélie Décultot We might have already met a couple of years ago in Walla Walla, WA. I started as an intern for Limagrain in charge of a drought resistance study in the Pacific Northwest Wheat Region. That was my first experience with [...]

By |2019-06-14T09:49:05-06:00June 14th, 2019|Categories: Central Plains, Midwest & East, Pacific Northwest|0 Comments

Successful Double Crop Soybean Programs Start with Advanced Wheat Genetics

Maturity matters The ideal double crop soybean program starts with a high yielding, early maturing wheat variety. This allows double crop soybeans to hit the sweet spot planting period for increased soybean yield potential. The Limagrain Cereal Seeds (LCS) Ultra Early breeding program has varieties that fit the bill, delivering high yields and [...]

By |2019-04-24T14:36:16-06:00April 24th, 2019|Categories: Double Cropping|0 Comments

Craft Maltsters Guild Presents First-Ever Awards for Malt Excellence

Root Shoot Malting, Mainstem Malt and Carolina Malt House take home a coveted Malt Cup with pale malts seeded by LCS craft barley The Craft Maltsters Guild presented its inaugural Malt Cup awards last month to three malt houses that exemplify the highest standards of quality and craftsmanship in malting. In a field [...]

By |2019-03-22T14:42:24-06:00March 6th, 2019|Categories: Acres to Ales, Malting Barley, News and Events|0 Comments

Wheat Quality Council Adds LCS Rebel as a New Quality Standard

Balanced LCS hard red spring wheat selected as a 2019 western quality check variety The Wheat Quality Council has added LCS Rebel to its list of hard red spring quality checks — varieties that set the bar for end-use quality across the country. LCS Rebel was named a western quality check for 2019, [...]

Barley + Beer = Better Field Days

Field day season had always been the time of year I look forward to most during my career in the Pacific Northwest wheat industry. I love analyzing the different plots of wheat, hearing about upcoming research and variety development, and most of all, I enjoy the social aspect of communicating with different members of [...]

By |2018-09-17T12:55:55-06:00September 17th, 2018|Categories: Acres to Ales, Field Day, Malting Barley|0 Comments