• Prairie Soybean Crop Research

    Garry Hnatowich a research scientist with the Irrigation Development Center in Outlook, Saskatchewan discussing his work with experimenting with various soybean varieties in fields and plots near Outlook.

    Location: Emerald Park, Saskatchewan, Canada

  • Fababean Production

    Dr. Bert Vandenberg from the University of Saskatchewan, Crop Development Centre one of the world’s top plant breeders as he displays various attributes of Fababeans. See field plots and lab. activity as Dr. Vandenberg describes how they have developed new and improved varieties for the prairie climate that can produce high amounts of top quality protein for a hungry world.
    Kris Mayerle of Greenleaf Seed Farm near Tisdale also comments on his many years of experience with producing fababeans on his diversified seed and commercial grain farm. See how the crop is harvested on the Mayerle farm and hear Kris comment on everything from variety selection to seeding and to weed, insect, & disease control. He also shares his insights on how to market this crop which can produce up to 32% of protein.

    Location:  Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

  • Quinoa Production

    Michael and Colin Dutcheshen of Northern Quinoa Corporation from Saskatoon, SK., and Neil Stranden a farmer near Outlook, SK. See the harvesting of a crop of Quinoa which is from the spinach family but is referred to as a pseudo cereal because of its versatility and it is also gluten free. The crop originated over 5,000 years ago in South America. It seems to grow well on well drained prairie soils and grows to maturity easily. At the time of our visit, Neil Stranden figures the crop pays him just as well per acre as any of his other major crops.

    Location: Outlook, Saskatchewan, Canada