1 www.seed.ab.ca | spring.2019 Table of Contents 10 14 FEATURES 10  FARM SAFETY IS NO. 1 PRIORITY AgSafe Alberta Society provides a full slate of safety train- ing. 14  TAKE ANOTHER LOOK AT YOUR CEREAL SEEDING RATES Higher cereal seeding rates can provide many benefits. 18 DAMAGE CONTROL Limit mechanical and handling damage to pulse seed. 22  FIGHTING FUSARIUM HEAD BLIGHT There’s a new tool available to Alberta cereal producers that assesses the risk of FHB turning up in their fields. 26  MIDGE TOLERANT WHEAT Retailers, growers must protect midge tolerant wheat. 30  QUALITY MATTERS AFTER A HARD HARVEST After the harvest of 2018, should growers use saved or certified seed in 2019? 34  SEEK AND DESTROY The control of herbicide-resistant weeds through seed destruction. 30