Marc Zienkiewicz chats with DL Seeds general manager Kevin McCallum about the company’s two new forage field pea varieties that have become a part of the Seed Variety Use Agreement Pilot Program. Kevin talks about the future of the company’s forage field pea breeding and why the SVUA is so significant.
The 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan, may have been postponed until next year, but Tom Greaves and staff at Manitoba's Pitura Seeds have decided to hold their own version over the next several weeks as a way to raise money for charity and boost morale.
COVID-19 has had a profound impact on the world. This webinar will offer you some lessons learned and strategies to help you and your...
Marc Zienkiewicz interviews Ipsos CEO public affairs Darrell Bricker about his prediction that the world population is poised to decline, and how the COVID-19 pandemic might affect the business of agriculture in light of population trends.
In this week's episode of the Germination Podcast, Marc Zienkiewicz goes into his archives and unearths two interviews he did back in February at the American Seed Trade Association's Vegetable & Flower Seed Conference in Monterey, Calif., just prior to the pandemic. His interview subjects? ASTA president Andy LaVigne and Yan Branco, VP of produce merchandising at Sobey's here in Canada.
The executive director of the Canadian Plant Technology Agency joins host Marc Zienkiewicz to talk about a seed-buying scheme going on right now and how CPTA members are dealing with the pandemic.
Marc Zienkiewicz gives you the latest news highlights to help you keep informed on how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting the seed industry. Episode 5 features interviews with Renee Shepherd of Renee's Garden and Colleen Acres of the Ontario Seed Growers Association (OSGA). We talk about why there's a huge demand for garden seed right now and how Ontario's seed growers are coping.
The Canadian seed industry is gearing up for regulatory modernization. The Seed Regulation Modernization Working Group (SRMWG) will work with the federal government to modernize the seed regulations for the 21st century. This webinar will serve as a kickoff to a series of webinars designed to keep you informed on what regulatory modernization entails and how we can use it to make our industry better for everyone.