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Star Specialty Seed


STAR SPECIALTY SEED is an independently owned North Dakota seed company specializing in sales and marketing of winter and spring canola seed. With over 25 years of experience in all aspects of canola production, our goal is to be “Your Canola Expert”.

Our spring varieties are grown across the northern US, including MN, ND, MT, ID &WA. Winter canola is planted in the fall and grows during the winter months, much like winter wheat. Growing areas for winter canola include: KS, OK, TX, ID, OR, WA.

New for 2019 is TruFlex Roundup Ready Canola! This new technology developed by Monsanto will TruFlex canola is Monsanto’s second-generation weed control trait offering growers greater flexibility through an extended glyphosate application window up to first flower and an opportunity to apply Roundup Ready® Herbicide with PLANTSHIELD® by Monsanto at higher rates for enhanced weed control.
the highest oil veriety in the industry

Grower Premiums for Oil Content have been offered by crushers in previous years

Growing Oil Rich Canola for Healthy Food Products

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Bottle of Star Specialty Canola Oil
Bottle of Star Specialty Canola Oil

Star 402, Roundup Ready® Spring Canola

STAR 402 is a medium maturity Roundup Ready® Canola Hybrid that has performed well across North Dakota, Montana and the Pacific Northwest. Known for the highest oil content in the industry, Star 402 growers have received premiums for oil in previous years from crushers. Uniform emergence with strong seedling vigor is an additional feature of this hybrid. Better than average shatter tolerance make this variety a candidate for direct harvest. Our hybrid seed is produced under the highest quality standards in the industry. Our seed is priced economically and represents excellent value to the grower.

Star 402, Roundup Ready® Canola Seed

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Star 915, Roundup Ready® Winter Canola

Star 915W is an early to mid-maturing SURT® winter canola variety (tolerant to long-residual Sulfonylurea Herbicide and Roundup Ready®). Well adapted to Oklahoma and Texas canola growing regions, Star 915W has also performed well in the Pacific Northwest, where growers need added weed control in their crop rotation. The seed is treated Helix Xtra Vibrance seed treatment for added protection against seedling diseases including seed borne blackleg, pythium, rhizoctinia and insect protection against flea beetle and aphids and other early season insects.

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Star 930, Roundup Ready® Winter Canola

New in 2018! Star 930W was recently added to the Star lineup. Offering among the best winter hardiness and survival in the industry, winter canola can now be grown successfully further north in Kansas and Nebraska. This variety has delivered excellent yield performance across the winter canola growing regions in university trials the past 2 years. The Roundup Ready® only herbicide trait package is included in this variety. Limited quantities of seed will be available for the 2018 growing season.

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As we look towards the future... look for us to find out about best practices, new varieties and of course  free advice.


“Our goal at Star Specialty Seed is to maximize grower profitability with premium Canola hybrids. We believe Canola is an excellent choice as a cool season broadleaf crop in a long-term profitable crop rotation.”