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Our high Omega non-GMO Camelina meal and oil products contribute to superior health and nutrition in livestock and provide significant benefits to human health. Building a More Sustainable Aquaculture Camelina oil is approved for use as an ingredient in salmon and trout feed. A Canadian study found that rainbow trout fed Camelina oil as a 100% replacement for fish oil …

Grower Opportunities

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For more information on our grower programs please email info [at] SmartEarthSeeds.com Or call us now at 306-931-3382.   We invite you to join our Camelina Community so you can stay informed on new crop developments. Smart Earth Seeds has assembled the most comprehensive reference materials, growers’ FAQs, research papers and press on Camelina available anywhere. We also have an …

About Camelina

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Learn more about camelina. Introducing camelina Breeding advantage MIDAS Camelina Producer benefits Sustainability  For more on how to grow camelina, we make a grower’s guide available to signed up farmers.

Sustainability

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With growing public awareness of the negative political, social and environmental effects of fossil fuels, great efforts are being invested in the development of alternative energy sources – both domestic and renewable. Camelina is just such an alternative energy source. Smart Earth Seeds Camelina has been delivered to the United States, crushed and converted to biofuel. This is partly as a result of the RIN …

Camelina breeding

Camelina Breeding

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Smart Earth Seeds is committed to developing “the best Camelina cultivar out there” for producers and processors. In Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, we are currently running the most comprehensive Camelina breeding program in North America. With access to one of the largest Camelina germplasm collections at Plant Gene Resources of Canada (PGRC) we are set on developing Camelina cultivars that provide a …

Producer benefits

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Agronomic advantages Camelina is a short-season crop; time from seeding to maturity is only 85 to 100 days. Camelina possesses very good frost tolerance in the seedling stage and the full-grown plants exhibit good drought tolerance. This makes it an attractive oilseed crop alternative for Saskatchewan, particularly in the lighter soils of the southwest. Resistance to flea beetles and black …

MIDAS Camelina

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Smart Earth Seeds released its initial Camelina cultivar – MIDAS – in the spring of 2013. This elite variety was developed in Saskatoon, Sask., by Dr. Kevin Falk, senior plant breeder at the Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Research Station. It is exclusively licensed to Smart Earth Seeds and the breeding efforts that led to the development of MIDAS were supported by Smart Earth Seeds and …

Introducing Camelina

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History Camelina, also known as false flax or gold-of-pleasure, is an oilseed belonging to the Brassicaceae (mustard) family. It is native to Europe and naturalized in North America where it grows well under a wide range of climatic and soil conditions. The crop originated on the steppes of southeastern Europe and in southwestern Asia. This is an area characterized by a …

Camelina Breeding

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Smart Earth Seeds is committed to developing “the best Camelina cultivar out there” for producers and processors. In Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, we are currently running the most comprehensive Camelina breeding program in North America. We have access to one of the largest Camelina germplasm collections at Plant Gene Resources of Canada (PGRC) and we are focused on developing Camelina cultivars that …