People News The Saskatchewan Barley Development Commission (SBDC) welcomes Jillian McDonald as its new executive director. McDonald has been involved in a variety of areas in the agriculture industry for the past 10 years, and brings a strong backgro…

Giant Biographies Erin Armstrong is director, research and product development, Canterra Seeds, and is responsible for variety acquisitions and licensing and intellectual property management. Armstrong joined the company in 2008 following her tenure …

Giant Highlights The ability to offer real solutions to global challenges has placed the Canadian seed industry in a great position. Many of the experts in this year’s Giant Views of the Industry had interesting stories to tell about the opportunit…

Streamlining Variety Registration Canada’s crop variety registration system is under review. After several years of debate in the ag industry in general, and the seed sector in particular, over Canada’s crop variety registration system, the …