September 2014

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An Industry Under Pressure I was honoured to accept the president’s gavel at the 91st Annual Meeting of the Canadian Seed Trade Association. I look forward to working with a truly exceptional board of directors and a committed and engaged membershi…

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CSAAC Seed Labs Undergo Rigorous Audits Since the Canadian Seed Institute (CSI) first started providing audit services to the seed industry in 1997, accredited seed laboratories have continuously been the subjects of a third-party monitoring pro…

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CSGA· Preserving the Benefits of Innovation Adoption of Additional Certification Requirements, known as ACRs,  means more growers will benefit from the seed certification system and the latest innovations in variety development. Canada is respe…

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CSTA Bee Health Remains a Priority We all have a vested interest in the health and well-being of pollinators, as they are critical for the production of many crops and the overall success and health of the Canadian agricultural industry. Mitigating r…

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NATIONAL CARINATA PROGRAM GETS PATENT UPDATEAgrisoma Biosciences Inc. announced a technical and patent update on its development program for Resonance Carinata. Specifically, Agrisoma has applied its high efficiency double-haploid technology to creat…

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Made Just for You Innovations in technology lead to “prescription food.” Discover what this could mean for agriculture and the seed industry. In the world of agriculture, the word “innovation” is closely aligned with seed. Canada is know…

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Research in space brings home real benefits to agriculture and the seed industry. Explore the possibilities. Outer space and seeds are not often thought of as going hand-in-hand, but new technologies developed for space exploration are increasin…