Matt Leavitt Albert Lea Seed, Organic Agronomist In June 2021, Albert Lea Seed agronomist Matt Leavitt and marketing coordinator Ashley Bingham toured Regi Haslett-Marroquin’s 22-acre Tree-Range farm and 75-acre training and demonstration site in Northfield, Minnesota. The demonstration site has been planted with 10,000 hazelnut trees, Albert Lea Seed’s Organic Pasture Mix, and a barley […]
Albert Lea Seed pledges $125,000 for Winter Rye & Winter Barley Research at the University of Minnesota
by Matt Leavitt, agronomist and organic team lead; and Mac Ehrhardt, president and co-owner Albert Lea Seed is proud to support two crucial research programs at the University of Minnesota’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Natural Resource Sciences: Dr. Jochum Wiersma’s Winter Rye research program, and Dr. Kevin Smith’s Winter Barley breeding program. Why do […]
MN-Equinox will be available for growers to plant in Fall of 2022 through Albert Lea Seed by University of Minnesota Media Contact: Constance Carlson, UMN Forever Green, 612.709.6790 St. Paul, MN — Researchers from the Department of Agronomy and Plant Genetics at University of Minnesota announce the release of a new six-row winter barley variety […]
Albert Lea Seed hosted two 2021 Virtual Conference Days: Forages Day and Small Grains Day. The videos of each of those sessions is now available on the Albert Lea Seed Youtube channel, or you can simply view them in this post. Happy learning! Forages Day Optimizing Animal Use of Summer Annuals Presented by Mary Drewnowski, […]
Our catalog of fall-planted small grains will be hitting mailboxes in mid-July, but you can peruse the catalog online right now! It includes our 2021 lineup for winter rye, hybrid rye, winter barley, winter wheat, and winter triticale. View the catalog below, or you can download it as a PDF here, too.
by Mac Ehrhardt • President, Co-Owner of Albert Lea Seed Albert Lea Seed is proud to announce that we are pledging $60,000 to support Dr. Kevin Smith’s Winter Barley project at the University of Minnesota. We believe that farmers throughout the Upper Midwest will benefit from the winter-hardy winter barley varieties he is breeding. Our […]