March 2011

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THE PRICE of seed has increased steadily over the last 20 years, with significant increases in the last decade. According to Statistics Canada, $532 million was spent on commercial seed in 1990 in Canada. Fast forward 10 years to 2000, and that figur…

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EACH FEBRUARY, members of the Prairie Grain Development Committee and the Western Canada Canola/Rapeseed Recommending Committee meet to approve registration of new cereal, pulse and oilseed varieties developed by federal government and private breede…