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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

11/15/2016