Rye

KWS Hybrid Winter Rye Crushed Trials Across Region in 2020

By Chaunce Stanton, Marketing Manager With its proven winterhardiness, rapid establishment, disease resistance, and consistent and rapid pollination, hybrid winter rye varieties dominated cereal rye trials again in 2020. In six trials, representing a total of 18 locations from North Dakota to New York, KWS hybrid rye crushed open-pollinated cereal rye. In fact, the first-place […]

January 8, 2021 | Categories: , , Read More >>

Albert Lea Seed Hosting Two February Virtual Conference Events

After our first two virtual conference sessions back in December, we’re gearing up for two new, free virtual conference sessions for farmers. Farm Forages Virtual Conference – February 3, 2021, 10 am – 2 pm (Please pre-register at: bit.ly/34BVeRg) Small Grains Virtual Conference – February 4, 2021, 10 am – 2 pm (Please pre-register at: […]

Who’s Buying Rye? Grain Market Buyers for Rye

Market Buyers for Your Rye Harvest in the Midwest We’re encouraged by the increasing amount of farmers who are growing rye in the Upper Midwest. We receive calls from farmers wondering where they can sell their rye harvests. Here is a list of companies that may be buying loads of rye from farmers. We don’t claim that […]

September 12, 2018 | Categories: Read More >>

A Tale of Two Rye Plantings

by Margaret Smith, PhD ∙ Agronomist Tips for Rolling and Crimping Winter Rye before Organic Soybeans Decisions for Less-than-Ideal Conditions Two neighbors in north-central Iowa are fairly new to organic farming and both experimenting with winter rye as a mulch cover for their transitional and organic soybeans. Both of their fields were planted last fall […]

June 9, 2020 | Categories: , , , Read More >>

Hybrid Rye Varieties Shine in 2019 Iowa Trials

by Chaunce Stanton Marketing Manager   Iowa State University and Practical Farmers of Iowa released the results of a three-location trial that included six varieties of cereal rye, two of which were hybrid rye varieties. Long story short: The two hybrid rye varieties were the top-yielding performers at all three locations with more yield, slightly […]

November 26, 2019 | Categories: , Read More >>