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Red Fife Wheat
Photos by Alan L Brown - Posted June, 2009
Coordinates: N 44 16.442 W 78 10.196
Red Fife Wheat, an early maturing, high quality variety, was discovered in 1842 by David Fife in an experimental plot on his farm here. For over 60 years it was "spring wheat" in Canada. It opened up the grain potential of the West, and is a parent of the famous Marquis Wheat.
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> Posted January 31, 2013
Red Fife wheat and Red Calcutta wheat where married to become the Marquis Wheat of our prairies.
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