February 29, 2016 / Saskatoon Seed of the Year West is pleased to announce that CDC Teal was selected as 2015-16 winner. CDC Teal was developed by Dr. Geoff Hughes and Dr. Pierre Hucl at the University of Saskatchewan Crop Development Centre and was supported for registration in 2000.
CDC Teal was very marketable due to the fact that it could participate in both an IP program and in the general CWRS class. By the early 2000’s, CDC Teal was one of the most popular varieties grown in western Canada with a market share in excess of 20% of the acres planted. There are only a handful of varieties that have achieved that level over the last 25 years. […]