I felt I had to create a title that would not freak everyone out, but I can tell you that this column has nothing to do with seed. If you want to pass it by, I’ll understand. Everyone has endured a difficult period in his or her life. Difficulty i
The word “sustainability” is used everywhere these days. Our society has reached a point where sustainability isn’t just a theory, it’s the way we must live in order to progress as a society without having severe consequences for our actions.
Variety registration has been a fixture of the Canadian Seeds Regulations since 1923. Its purpose then was to verify the identity of a variety and the approve its proposed name — the same primary purpose as today. Between 1923 and 2015 variety regi
Estimates vary, but most data suggest that between every 3.5 to 10 seconds a person on this planet dies from hunger and malnutrition. Usually it is a child under the age of five. While hunger has gone down in the past decades, according to the Global
The Mission of the Canadian Seed Trade Association (CSTA) is To Foster Seed Industry Innovation and Trade. This mission guides the activities of our staff and committees, as they work to create an environment for seed in Canada that supports investme