Snobelen Farms sources superior soybean genetics that are high performing and well adapted for both technology traited and food grade markets.

We source high yielding food grade and technology traited soybean varieties well adapted for various maturities and soil types.

Our knowledgeable staff and experienced agronomists will help select varieties that work best for our farmers, retail distributors and end-use partners. Our state-of-the-art seed processing facilities enables us to deliver high-quality certified seed, convenient packaging options and seed treatment choices to meet your needs.

Food Grade

Yellow Hilum

OAC Strive

  • Maturity = 2650 CHU, Group 0.4
  • Impressive emergence and early season growth
  • Semi-bushy, above average reaction to white mould
  • Ideally suited for 7” to 15” rows, Good on all soil types

OAC Lakeview

  • Maturity = 2700 CHU, Group 0.5
  • Medium plant height, works well on 7” to 15” rows
  • Solid agronomic package
  • Performs well on most soil types, consistent

OAC Malory

  • New for 2020/2021
  • Maturity = 2800 CHU, Group 1.2
  • Hilum colour: yellow
  • SCN Resistant
  • Excellent field appearance

OAC Bruton

  • Maturity = 2975 CHU, Group 2.0
  • Tall plant height, yet stands very well
  • Well suited for clay soils, Phytophthora root rot resistance
  • SCN Resistant

VarietiesOAC StriveOAC LakeviewOAC MaloryOAC Bruton
CHU Rating2650270028002975
Maturity Group0.40.51.22.0
Hilum ColourImperfect YellowYellowImperfect YellowYellow
Plant HeightMediumMediumMedium Medium
Plant Canopy TypeSemi-bushyMediumSemi-bushyMedium
Lodging1.81.71.51.3
Row Width Recommendation7″ – 15″7″ – 15″7″ – 15″7″ – 30″
Soil Type RecommendationAllAllAllClay
Protein (%)44.039.943.042.5
White Mould RatingAbove AverageAverageAverageN/A
SCNNoNoYesYes
Seed Size (Seeds/lb)2218254722181702

Food Grade

Dark Hilum

OAC Drayton

  • Maturity = 2700 CHU, Group 0.8
  • Hilum Colour- light brown
  • Excellent yield in both wet and dry years
  • Performs well in both conventional and no-till operations

OAC Bounty

  • Maturity = 2725 CHU, Group 0.7
  • Hilum Colour – imperfect yellow
  • High yielding, stable performance acrossmost environments
  • Excellent tolerance to Phytophthora,root rot, good on tough soil types

OAC Wallace

  • Maturity = 2750 CHU, Group 0.7
  • Hilum Colour Brown
  • High yielding variety in both well drained and challenging field conditions
  • Performs well in both conventional and no-till cropping systems

VarietiesOAC DraytonOAC BountyOAC Wallace
CHU Rating270027250.2750
Maturity Group0.80.70.7
Hilum ColourLight BrownImperfect YellowBrown
Plant HeightMedium-TallMedium Medium-Tall
Plant Canopy TypeMediumSemi-bushySemi-bushy
Lodging1.61.41.7
Row Width Recommendation7″ – 15″7″ – 15″7″ – 15″
Soil Type RecommendationAllAllAll
Protein (%)38.540.738.2
White Mould RatingAverageAverageAbove Average
SCNNoNoNo
Seed Size (Seeds/lb)268224452458

Technology Traited

Mahony

  • Maturity = 2350 CHU, Group 0.2
  • Medium hieght
  • Bushy plant type
  • Early maturing bean with big yield

Excursion R2X

  • Maturity = 2650 CHU, Group 0.4
  • Excellent agronomic package
  • Fit for heavier soils and minimum tillage
  • SCN resistant

Altitude R2

  • Maturity = 2725 CHU, Group 0.6
  • Top yield potential for 0.5-0.8 maturity group
  • Stable yield/performance across most environments
  • Good podding height and little pod shatter

Extent R2X

  • Maturity = 2725 CHU, Group 0.7
  • Attractive agronomic characteristics
  • Excellent lodging resistance, SCN resistance
  • Good emergence and early spring vigour

Beliveau R2X

  • Maturity = 2775 CHU, Group 0.9
  • New variety for 2020
  • Impressive emergence and early growth
  • Well adapted to all soil types, can handle tough soil conditions

VarietiesMahonyExcursion R2XAltitude R2Extent R2XBeliveau R2X
CHU Rating23502650272527252775
Maturity Group0.20.40.60.70.9
Hilum ColourBrownBlackBrownBlackBlack
Plant HeightMediumTallShortMediumMedium
Plant Canopy TypeBushyMediumSemi-bushyBushyMedium
Lodging12.51.31.51.5
Row Width Recommendation7″ – 30″7″ – 30″7″ – 30″7″ – 30″7″ – 30″
Soil Type RecommendationAllAllAllAllAll
White Mould RatingAverageAbove AverageAbove AverageAverageAverage
SCNNoYesNoYesYes
Seed Size (Seeds/lb)24002400215025502525

Food Grade Soybean Variety Guide