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Seed growers get access to CDC pulses

Reading Time: < 1 minute A new licensing system gives Alberta growers access to new CDC pulse varieties, but raises seed costs. In early 2016, Alberta Pulse Growers pulled its research funding from the University of Saskatchewan’s Crop Development Centre (CDC), prompting concerns from Alberta Seed Growers members about access to new varieties. However, they now have access again. Saskatchewan […] Read more

Oatway new president of Seed Growers

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ward Oatway of Clive is the new president of the Alberta Seed Growers board of directors, succeeding Glenn Logan. During the past two years, the organization has seen an 11 per cent increase in membership, and a 44,000-acre increase in pedigreed inspected acres, said Logan, who will remain on the board as past president for […] Read more

Alberta Seed Growers has new executive director

Reading Time: < 1 minute Kelly Chambers is the new executive director of the Alberta Seed Growers’ Association. Chambers has more than 30 years’ experience in the agriculture industry in Alberta and across Western Canada. “Kelly’s background in agricultural project research, co-ordination and group management will serve ASGA well as we work to drive forward our mandate and be active in […] Read more