Peter Entz

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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…

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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…

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CSTA CSTA Welcomes the Introduction of Bill C-18—Canadian Agricultural Growth Act The Government of Canada has recently taken a very substantial step forward with the introduction of Bill C-18—the Canadian Agricultural Growth Act. Included in thi…

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People News Makhteshim Agan of North America, Canada has hired Donald Surgeoner as its eastern business manager and Canadian Quali-Pro manager, handling customer relations and sales for the expanding crop protection and turf grass product lineups. Mo…

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Monsanto Invests in Europe“People have said we are exiting the GMO business in Europe, but we don’t really have a business,” Monsanto’s president and managing director for Europe, Jose Manuel Madero, recently told Reuters in an interview. “…

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Marketing freedom across Western Canada may mean new cropping options for farmers, but no immediate shifts in planted varieties are expected. Part two of a three-part series on the new marketing era. Future cropping decisions will be more market…