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AAC HODGE VB

CWRS Wheat

HIGH YIELDS, HIGH PERFORMANCE, HIGH PROTECTION

AAC Hodge VB is a NEW midge tolerant CWRS that will set new yield expectations for the Western Canadian grower. This variety was the highest yielding CWRS ever to be registered to date. Extremely strong standability and an exceptional disease package including an ‘MR’ for FHB and ‘R’ for all other priority one diseases. This variety has high performance with high yields and high levels of protection.

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HODGE, Frederick E. - WWII
Frederick Edward Hodge was born May 17, 1919 in Winnipeg Manitoba. Hodge joined the Royal Winnipeg Rifles in 1938 and went overseas in 1941.  A Major with the 7th Infantry Brigade, Hodge was part of the initial assault on Juno Beach, D-Day June 6,1944. Hodge was taken as a prisoner of war and later executed.

Read Frederick Hodge’s full bio at: sasklegion.ca

Highlights

  • Highest yielding CWRS registered; 116%* of Carberry
  • Top-in-class standability
  • Excellent disease package
    • ‘MR’ for FHB, ‘R’ to all other priority one diseases
  • Wheat midge tolerant

*Source: Request for Support to Register AAC Hodge VB

Parentage

BW430/BW897

Refuge

AAC Hockley

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FP Genetics is proud to partner with The Royal Canadian Legion, Saskatchewan Command and the work they do serving Veterans and their families; for that reason, many of our certified seed varieties bear the names of Veterans in honour of their service to our country.