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Denis Keller first planted Midas brand Camelina on 170 acres of very marginal land a few miles north of Landis, Sask., in April 2014. It’s very sandy soil, near Goodspring Lake. “Kind of like beach sand,” he said, adding he seeded Camelina again in 2015 and 2016 and plans to grow it again this year. “That is probably the best ...

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Smart Earth Seeds has been listening to producers in various soil zones across Saskatchewan, asking them about their experience growing MIDAS brand Camelina. Last year Kyle Laturnus saw yields of about 30-35 bu/acre growing Camelina on his farm in the Tramping Lake area. His family farms northeast of the lake where the soil is on the sandier side of things. ...

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