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An outstanding performer across Western Canada, SY Manness is a NEW, short, semi-dwarf CWRS with outstanding yield potential, it was the highest yielding CWRS in the 2020 Manitoba Crop Variety Evaluations (MCVET). It’s an incredibly strong-standing variety (equal to AAC Viewfield) and matures up to two days earlier than Carberry. SY Manness is resistant to Leaf Rust, Stem Rust and Stripe Rust and is rated ‘MR’ to FHB and Bunt and offers improved protein – similar to Carberry.

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MANNESS,  Sidney
Sid enlisted in the R.C.A.F. in the fall of 1941 and was trained to be an aero-engine mechanic servicing Anson II Planes. He was discharged in 1945 and returned to the family farm near Domain, MB. Sid has always been a strong supporter of the Legion, and in 1947 was a founding member of the Domain Legion Branch #208.

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  • Very high yield potential
  • Highest yielding CWRS in 2020 MCVET
  • Strong standing
  • Short semi-dwarf – equal to AAC Viewfield
  • Early maturity, 2 days earlier than Carberry
  • Improved protein – similar to Carberry



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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.