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 …

An innovative program from Syngenta Canada uses wildflowers to promote bee populations and bee health while enhancing the view on golf courses. Taking in the view. If you’re a golfer, it’s probably a big part of what draws you to the sp…

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 Numbers Dollars spent on plant breeding, research and variety development by the private sector in 2012. “In 2007, the private sector invested just over $56 million in plant breeding, research and variety development. In 2012, the investment …

The need to feed a growing global population continues to drive innovations in the seed industry. The ag industry is increasingly challenged to produce more with less — where will we find more land to grow next year’s crop, how can we increase yi…

Readers have indicated that Germination’s New Varieties List is one of the most eagerly anticipated features of the year. The list is sponsored by seed companies across Canada—their logos are featured below.  CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD GERMINATI…