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Fusarium Seed Infection Surveillance Project Interim Report

March 2021 – Lacombe AB Alberta Seed Processors (ASP) is releasing an interim report on Fusarium graminearum seed infection survey results. These results are part of a new phase of fusarium head blight management in Alberta. As part of the federal government’s Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP), ASP launched a 3-year project in the fall of… Read More

Alliance Seed, SeCan Reach Largest PBR Settlement in Canada

Winnipeg MB – Feb. 24, 2021 – Alliance Seed and SeCan announced today the settlement of a joint Plant Breeders’ Rights (PBR) case between Alliance Seed, SeCan and one other seed distributor versus a large farming operation in southern Alberta. The settlement relates to unauthorized advertisements and sales of PBR protected barley and wheat varieties…. Read More

SeedSmart 2020 scholarship recipient passionate about agriculture advocacy 

January 6, 2021 (Lacombe, AB) – Two promising young agriculture leaders are slightly closer to achieving their dreams of becoming leaders in Alberta’s agriculture industry.  This week the Alberta Seed Processors announced the recipients of the 2020 Seed Smart scholarships, a program established in 2017 as a means to recognize outstanding young leaders in the… Read More

Four Seed Organizations Vote to Proceed with Seeds Canada Amalgamation

Seeds Canada will be the leading voice for Canada’s seed sector Wednesday, December 2, 2020 – Four seed sector organizations have all voted in favour of amalgamation to become one new, national organization. Seeds Canada will become a reality on February 1, 2021. The four amalgamating organizations are the Canadian Plant Technology Agency (CPTA); the… Read More

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