CANTERRA SEEDS adds new Team Members
May 2, 2017
CANTERRA SEEDS is excited to add two new staff to our sales team.
Joanna Forsberg will join us in Western Saskatchewan, and Duane Briand will join us in Northcentral Alberta. Click below to read the announcements.
Limagrain Cereals Research Canada receives recommendation for interim registration on first wheat variety
March 14, 2017
Limagrain Cereals Research Canada (LCRC), along with its partner, CANTERRA SEEDS, is excited to announce the first variety from its cereal breeding program has been recommended for interim registration.
CANTERRA SEEDS welcomes Market Development Manager, Corn and Soybeans
June 15, 2016
CANTERRA SEEDS is excited to welcome Dieter Schwarz to the role of Market Development Manager, Corn and Soybeans, effective July 1, 2016.
CANTERRA SEEDS hires Director of Sales
May 27, 2016
We are very pleased to welcome Jim Bagshaw to CANTERRA SEEDS. His depth of experience will help us lead our team, and our organization to a new level of success.
CANTERRA SEEDS hires Director of Corporate Accounts
April 11, 2016
In an effort to manage the growing business of CANTERRA SEEDS, while maintaining sales and customer focus, the sales department management has been divided into two separate roles.
CANTERRA SEEDS and CDC Finalize Pea Agreement for US
March 30, 2016
Winnipeg-based CANTERRA SEEDS and the University of Saskatchewan’s Crop Development Centre (CDC), are pleased to announce the finalization of their agreement for the exclusive rights to produce and distribute CDC pea varieties in the United States.
CS Camden Oat Added to Richardson International’s Recommended List
March 1, 2016
Today, CANTERRA SEEDS announced broad market acceptance for CS Camden milling oat, as it is added to the recommended list of Richardson International, one of the largest oat millers in North America.
CS Camden Oat Receives Milling Approval
January 18, 2016
CANTERRA SEEDS is extremely pleased to announce CS Camden oat has been added to the list of recommended varieties by Grain Millers of Yorkton, SK.
CANTERRA SEEDS adds more resources to pedigreed seed business
December 15, 2015
CANTERRA SEEDS is pleased to welcome Lauren Wensley as Pedigreed Seed Territory Manager for Saskatchewan, effective January 4, 2016. This newly created position will provide additional and continual service to CANTERRA SEEDS seed grower shareholders and retail partners in Saskatchewan.
Limagrain Cereals Research Canada announces Senior Breeder hire
November 30, 2015
Limagrain Cereals Research Canada (LCRC) is pleased to announce the hiring of Dr. Jason Reinheimer as its Senior Breeder, effective February 15, 2016.
Limagrain Cereals Research Canada is a partnership between LIMAGRAIN and CANTERRA SEEDS. Its goal is to develop new leading cereal varieties that meet the needs of western Canadian farmers and their customers. Based in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, LCRC will work in partnership with public and private programs in Western Canada and around the world.
CANTERRA SEEDS Welcomes Pedigreed Seed Territory Manager for Alberta
October 26, 2015
CANTERRA SEEDS is pleased to welcome Colette Prefontaine as Pedigreed Seed Territory Manager for Alberta, effective October 26, 2015.
PRIDE SEEDS and CANTERRA SEEDS announce agreement for Western Canada
July 9, 2015
PRIDE Seeds and CANTERRA Seeds have announced a distribution agreement that brings the PRIDE Seeds portfolio of hybrid seed corn and soybean seed to CANTERRA Seeds dealers in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta.
Agriculture and Agri‐Food Canada, CANTERRA SEEDS and Alberta Wheat Commission announce new partnership aimed at improving Canadian Prairie Spring wheat varieties
July 8, 2015
Agriculture and Agri‐Food Canada (AAFC), CANTERRA SEEDS, and the Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) are pleased to announce a partnership aimed at combining the strengths of producers, along with the public and private sectors, to create improved Canada Prairie Spring Red (CPSR) wheat varieties for farmers.
Launch of Limagrain Cereals Research Canada
July 2, 2015
CANTERRA SEEDS and France‐based LIMAGRAIN, through its listed company Vilmorin Et Cie S.A., today announced an agreement to establish a new cereal breeding and development partnership, Limagrain Cereals Research Canada, to be located in Saskatoon, SK.
CANTERRA SEEDS Launches New Canola Hybrid With Multigenic Blackleg Resistance
May 12, 2015
CANTERRA SEEDS is pleased to announce the launch of CS2100, a new GENRR canola hybrid with improved blackleg resistance. CS2100 also has been observed to have higher tolerance to pod shatter relative to 45H29, which is being further evaluated this season. CS2100 is a hybrid with full season maturity best suited to the long season zone where it yielded on average 110% of 45H29 in 2014.
CANTERRA SEEDS Congratulates the Government on the passing of Bill C-18
February 27, 2015
CANTERRA SEEDS, today praised the Government of Canada for its work in modernizing the Canadian regulatory environment as the Agriculture Growth Act (Bill C‐18) was passed into law yesterday. Impacting nine existing Acts, this omnibus bill will work to bring Canada into conformity with the global international plant breeders' rights standards contained in UPOV‐91, of particular interest to the seed industry.
CANTERRA SEEDS Launches Revolutionary Clubroot Resistant Canola
January 21, 2015
CANTERRA SEEDS, announced today the company will be launching the first canola hybrid with any level of resistance to the new 5X clubroot pathotype. CS20001 will have the most comprehensive clubroot resistance available on the market, and will be available to growers for 2015 planting.
CANTERRA SEEDS Lands Exclusive US Distribution Rights for CDC Dry Peas
January 6, 2015
David Hansen, President and CEO of Winnipeg-based seed company CANTERRA SEEDS, today announced that they successfully bid in an open competition for exclusive US distribution rights for dry pea pedigreed seed varieties developed by the University of Saskatchewan’s Crop Development Centre (CDC) in Saskatoon. This arrangement will begin on September 1, 2015.