People News The Alberta Wheat Commission has appointed Doug Cornell as its new general manager. He takes over the position following the retirement of former GM Rick Istead. Cornell will be responsible for all aspects of the development and implement…

NATIONAL  FP GENETICS BRINGING NEW HYBRID TO WESTERN CANADA  FP Genetics has acquired one of the first viable hybrid cereals in Western Canada, Brasetto fall rye. Developed by KWS, an international seed company based in Germany, Brasetto is…

An in-depth overview of the global seed industry. From an international partnership to aid salinity tolerant varieties to a new disease tolerant asparagus variety in New Zealand. STATUS SAUDI ARABIA   The Australian Centre for Plant Functio…

Introducing PERSPECTIVE Seed growers’ one-stop shop for information on the Alternative Service Delivery of seed crop inspection in 2014. Since first announcing its intent to step away from direct delivery of pedigreed seed crop inspection, the Cana…