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  • Happy Holidays

    December 24th, 2013

    By Sheena Pitura

    See you in the New Year!

  • Answering Your Questions

    December 16th, 2013

    By David Hansen

    On Monday, December 9th, CANTERRA SEEDS was privileged to host Federal Agriculture Minister, Mr. Gerry Ritz, as he announced plans for the Agriculture Growth Act, Bill C-18. The Act includes many updates to regulations that will streamline the industry, including reforms to Plant Breeders Rights. This will finally bring UPOV ...

  • At the Centre of it All

    December 10th, 2013

    By Sheena Pitura

    CANTERRA SEEDS was honoured to host Federal Agriculture Minister, Gerry Ritz, for his announcement about the Agriculture Growth Act. This announcement signals exciting times ahead for our industry, and we are thrilled to be at the centre of it all. Here are some photos from the announcement yesterday. ...

  • Praise for Federal Ag Announcement

    December 09th, 2013

    By Sheena Pitura

    David Hansen, President and CEO of CANTERRA SEEDS, today praised the Government of Canada for introducing legislation to bring the country in line with international plant breeders' rights standards."This is big news for Canadian farmers. This is going to mean more innovation, improved seed genetics and a broader selection...

  • UPOV 91, What Does it Mean?

    December 09th, 2013

    By Dr. Erin Armstrong

    Protecting the intellectual property of seed provides public and private breeders with the tools to invest in research, and develop improved varieties with higher yields, agronomic benefits and new traits. Creating an improved IP environment in Canada is vital to promoting this investment, encouraging seed innovation and keeping Canadian farmers...

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