Stephen Denys

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Seeds Under Attack Germination puts rumours about the seed industry to rest. Canada’s seed industry provides employment for more than 14,000 people and contributes approximately $5.6 billion to the Canadian economy, according to the Canadian S…

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In the Driver’s Seat: Successful Product Positioning Depends on Seed Sellers It’s the million-dollar question — with double, triple and quadruple trait stacks becoming the norm industry wide, how do seed companies get the right seed, in the…

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Growing seed corn demand is driving expansion in three key emerging seed markets. The first years of the new millennium have been heady times for the global seed industry. According to the International Seed Federation, the value of the internat…

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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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Canada Talks Trade International markets are opening up to Canadian agricultural products after a recent flurry of trade missions, negotiations and agreements. To a country that exports almost half of its total agricultural production, Canada’…

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Building Canadian Agriculture from the Seed Up As we enter the summer months of 2012 and farmers start to look towards the harvest season and beyond, the Canadian Seed Trade Association is also anticipating the future, given momentum in key areas tha…

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Dr. Surya Acharya, Forage Breeder, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Research Station sits down with Germination magazine to discuss the key to his success as a plant breeder as well as the breeding and research he is currently working on. Looking for…