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New Plant Breeders’ Rights database launched

Reading Time: < 1 minute A new database to assist seed sector stakeholders to easily identify Plant Breeders’ Rights (PBR) protection on crop varieties registered for sale in Canada has been launched. The Crop Varieties Registered in Canada and Plant Breeders’ Rights Status database was created by the Canadian Seed Trade Association with the assistance of the Canadian Food Inspection […] Read more

Scott Horner

Scott Horner new CSTA president

Reading Time: < 1 minute Scott Horner of HyTech Production in Lethbridge is the new president of the Canadian Seed Trade Association. Horner has been a member of the group’s board since 2008, and represents it on the Seed Association of the Americas. He has also chaired the hybrid canola seed production subcommittee. He succeeds Peter Entz. The Canadian Seed Trade Association […] Read more