PROVINCIAL LAWSUIT LAUNCHED OVER PESTICIDES IN ONTARIO Two large honey producers have launched a proposed class-action lawsuit against Bayer CropScience and Syngenta Canada — two chemical companies that make pesticides, which beekeepers allege are …

If you missed the association’s annual meeting, let Germination take you there and fill you in on key issues. The Canadian Seed Trade Association hosted its 91st Annual Meeting in mid-July in Banff, Alta., where more than 350 seed industry pro…

Research Funds Hinge on Collaboration The seed industry faces a number of issues. We can point to Bill C-18, developing a value capture model in cereals, low-level presence, mycotoxins and unrestricted trade. These are all important issues that deser…

CSTA Bill C-18: The Most Significant Piece of Legislation for Seed in Decades On Dec. 9, 2014, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada announced the introduction of Bill C-18, the Agricultural Growth Act, in the House of Commons. Bill C-18 p…

NATIONAL CFIA RECEIVES SUBMISSION OF NOVEL GM SOYThe Canadian Food Inspection Agency and Health Canada have received a submission from Monsanto Canada seeking environmental safety approval for import purposes and livestock feed and food use of a soy …