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Quinoa Producers Needed!  Apply below for 2018 Contract Options!

Interested in growing Quinoa with NorQuin?  We would love to hear from you!  If you farm in Northern Alberta, Saskatchewan or Manitoba look below for more details or submit an application today!

To become a quinoa producer follow these steps:

1)  Read the article below to learn more about quinoa production contracts, our company and general agronomic questions.

http://www.agcanada.com/grainews/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/GNN140121.pdf

2) Fill out application at the bottom of the page; please carefully read the application before applying

3)  After your application is reviewed; A Northern Quinoa's Farm Services Rep will be in touch with you to walk you through the process and next steps!

*Please note:  Northern Quinoa producers who sign total production contracts with the company will be granted the right to use, our registered variety, NQ94PT Quinoa Seed, PBR granted August 12, 2014.  This variety of quinoa seed is proprietary to Northern Quinoa, as it is the only registered variety of quinoa seed in Canada.  NQ94PT Quinoa seed has been selectively bred and adapted to thrive in the Canadian Prairies by the company over the last two decades. 

Furthermore; Northern Quinoa does not currently sell any seed for planting or research purposes.  The company reserves the right to follow through with legal action; should any seed be planted for the purpose of propagation if not performed under contract or knowledge and approval of the company.

 

PLEASE READ BEFORE APPLYING

1.  APPLICATIONS ARE REVIEWED BASED ON THREE CRITERIA: LOCATION, PREVIOUS CHEMICALS USED WITH RESIDUE CARRYOVER, AND PREVIOUS CROP TYPE YOU ARE FOLLOWING QUINOA WITH

GROWERS MAY NOT BE CONSIDERED IF:

A)  THEY ARE FOLLOWING SMALL SEEDED CROPS, such as Canola WITH INTENTIONS TO SEED QUINOA.  THESE ARE CONSIDERED DIFFICULT TO SEPERATE CROP KINDS

B) YOUR FARM LOCATION IS SOUTH OF THE YELLOWHEAD HIGHWAY (HWY #16 AB, SK, MB).  HOT WINDY WEATHER SOUTH OF THIS HIGHWAY RUNS A HIGH RISK FOR THE PLANTS TO SUCCUMB TO HEAT BLAST STERILIZATION

C)  YOU HAVE USED HERBICIDES/PESTICIDES IN THE PAST YEAR THAT HAVE A RESIDUAL EFFECT IN THE SOILS (SUCH AS IMAZETHAPYR, IMAZAMOX, PYRASULFOTOLE, etc. A NORQUIN FSR WOULD BE HAPPY TO DISCUSS WITH YOU.

***Please note:  All interested growers who fill out an application will be contacted to discuss best growing practices.  Additionally, grower contracts are NOT filled on a first come first serve basis: but rather offered to the best suited candidates upon review.****

NORTHERN QUINOA CORPORATION

Canadian Grown Quinoa Since 1992

3002 Millar Ave Saskatoon, Sk, Canada S7K 5X9
Telephone: 306-933-9525 Fax: 306-933-9527
www.quinoa.com email: quinoa@quinoa.com



Application for Canadian Quinoa Production

Total Production Contract with Northern Quinoa Corporation



Name of Applicant
Farm or Company Name
Mailing address
Farm Home Directions
Telephone No.
Fax No.
Cell No.
Email Address
Acres of Quinoa Interested in (min. 50)
Conventional or Organic
Location of Field
Previous Crop Information: What was grown on each field for each of the prior two years
Year Variety (eg. Canola) Kind (eg. Liberty) Chemicals Used
Previous
2nd Previous Year
OTHER COMMENTS
(please describe concerns with land,
comments, etc)
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