Regina, SK, December 14, 2020 – FP Genetics is pleased to announce that CDC Arborg white milling oats are now a recommended variety accepted by Richardson International. Based in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Richardson is a worldwide handler and merchandiser of all major Canadian grown grains and oilseeds and a vertically integrated processor and manufacturer of oats and canola-based products. Achieving this status means that oat growers can expect CDC Arborg to receive preferential access, allowing them to more easily achieve a good market return on their high-value crop. “FP Genetics has established a trusted relationship with Richardson, and with the addition of CDC Arborg to their recommended variety list, oat growers now have another FP Genetics milling oat variety to choose from when delivering production to Richardson,” says Herman Wehrle, Director Market Development of FP Genetics. CDC Arborg has shown excellent yield potential across the prairie provinces making it very attractive from a production point of view. CDC Arborg also has excellent standability and is of medium maturity which will allow it to be grown in all regions of the prairies. “The CDC Arborg variety presents strong milling characteristics which is attractive to us as oat processors and to our customers,” says Matthew Wohlgemuth, Bulk Seeds Manager, Richardson International. “These oats are well known for their test weight, high percentage of plumps, and low percentage of thins. In addition, their larger groats result in higher milling yields and excellent nutritional qualities.” FP Genetics are wholly-owned by more than 160 local seed growers, we are cereal seed experts with the knowledge and facilities that ensure easy and efficient access to all FP Genetics’ varieties. We grow and evaluate every variety FP Genetics brings to the market because we’re dedicated to providing superior seed genetics to Western Canadian farmers. We’re farmers, we’re your neighbours and we are The Cereal Seed Experts.