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Giant Views of the Seed Industry: Defining the Future – The seed industry in Canada is changing at a rapid rate — the industry will look back at this time in history and realize this was the moment a new path forward was defined. [Read Article]

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Bill C-18 Awaits ApprovalAn omnibus agriculture bill that changes the rules around seed royalties could become law as early as spring 2015. [READ ARTICLE]

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Giant Numbers Numbers help tell the story of the seed industry and the current global status. [READ ARTICLE]

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Giant Highlights – Experts in this year’s Giant Views of the Industry tell about facing change and creating opportunity from it. Check out their insights. [READ ARTICLE]

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Giant Biographies – Explore what makes these Giants experts in the seed industry. [READ ARTICLE]

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Seeding Innovation – New seed technologies could lead to yield increases and efficiencies on the farm. [READ ARTICLE]

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Certifying the Seed Crop – Each year, seed crop inspectors take to the fields to analyze and certify that seed meets stringent quality standards. Look at the stats. [READ ARTICLE]

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Canola Outlook – Economists and marketing gurus share their forecasts for the oilseed in 2015.  [READ ARTICLE]

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Breeding Barley – Researchers and plant breeders in Canada plan to take barley to the next level.  [READ ARTICLE]

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Fighting Resistance  – Researchers and seed companies work to fight resistant weeds. [READ ARTICLE]

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Curtailing Neonic Use – In light of Ontario’s new regulations, companies and farmers must get creative in their management strategies. [READ ARTICLE]

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World Status – While one area of the world strives to keep funding resources to maintain a national treasure, other areas work to develop capacity and build new facilities. [READ ARTICLE]

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Cross Pollination Exploring ideas and views on all aspects of the seed industry. [READ ARTICLE]

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Regulatory Roundup -·Keeping you informed of legislative and regulatory changes at the provincial, national and international levels.·[READ ARTICLE]

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CSGA -·Understanding AAFC's variety registration changes.  [READ ARTICLE]

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CSTA“The seed industry and the farmers it serves don’t take this ‘business’ of farming lightly,” says President Dave Baute. [READ ARTICLE]

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CSAAC Students are encourage to apply for a $500 education grant by May 15[READ ARTICLE]

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Industry News -·Industry News delivers the people, industry, business and product news you need to know. Submissions are welcome. Email us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . [READ ARTICLE]

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Giant Views of the Industry “I predict a very exciting year, which also means a year full of opporunity.” ·[READ ARTICLE]

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Defining the Future Today, the seed industry is working to define its future, as changes rapidly occur. Read what’s top of mind for these industry veterans. [Read Article]

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Scaling Up Inspection - New requirements must be met for businesses that use scales in the commercial sale of seed. [READ ARTICLE]

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Deflectors Help to Reduce Dust – In Europe, dust deflectors have proven useful. Learn what efforts are being taken at the local level. [READ ARTICLE]

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Soy Industry Looks to Measure Sustainablilty – A framework that measures sustainability follows the value chain back to the seed. [READ ARTICLE]

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Harmonizing Phytosanitary Regulations – Global seed trade gets a prescription for success with a seed-specific International Standard for Phytosanitary Measures. [READ ARTICLE]

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Properly Pair – Pairing the right seed with the right need is essential in helping farmers have a good experience. [READ ARTICLE]

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Heading Down New Avenues - Canada’s pulse sector is navigating new territory thanks to ongoing research efforts and new areas of investment. [READ ARTICLE]

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Native Benefits - To help Canada improve its competitiveness in the floriculture market, one researcher focuses on natives. [READ ARTICLE]



 
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