biotechnology

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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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SAA Spearheads Priority Working Groups As the Seed Association of the Americas pushes to ease the movement of seed between countries, more member engagement is needed. Members of the Seed Association of the Americas (SAA) met the first week of M…

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Shorten and Simplify GMO Conversations Sometimes, talking to people away from the office about the work can be a challenge, especially when it comes to GMOs. Here are some tips to help you talk about what you do and why it’s important. There&n…

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Plant Breeders’ Perspectives From the global acceptance of biotech crops to if — and how — private and public plant breeders can work together, plant breeders and biotech innovators from Alberta and Manitoba weigh in on the future of plant bree…

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Since the first biotechnology events came off-patent in Canada in 2011, has the seed industry been doing a good job of educating growers on contract obligations? The first of the commercial biotechnology events went off-patent and became “gene…

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CSTA Coexistence Planning: Facilitating Choice Given our diverse membership, which includes all of the different production systems for more than 50 different crop kinds, and the potential for increased use of biotechnology for many different crop ki…

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NATIONAL GenServe Laboratories Receives Further Accreditation The Saskatchewan Research Council’s GenServe Laboratories has received ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation. Laboratory accreditation is awarded according to criteria and procedures specifically …