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CSTA Recognizes Exceptional Contributions to the Seed Industry at its 96th Annual Meeting

Whistler, British Columbia – At its 96th Annual Meeting, the Canadian Seed Trade Association (CSTA) recognized and celebrated the innovative contributions of three exceptional leaders within the seed industry. This year’s award winners are: Canadian Plant Breeding & Genetics Award: Dr. Pierre Hucl Dr. Hucl is the current senior spring wheat and canary seed breeder Read More...

CSTA Welcomes New President and Board Members

Whistler, British Columbia – At the 96th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Seed Trade Association (CSTA), CSTA was pleased to welcome its new president and five new board members. Mr. Georges Chaussé will be the 68th President of CSTA. Chaussé leads the seed division at Sollio Agriculture, which is based in Montreal, Quebec. He has Read More...

CSTA Career Opportunity: Manager, Communications and Member Services

  The Canadian Seed Trade Association seeks a Manager, Communications and Member Services. This is a full-time position based out of downtown Ottawa, Ontario. Please find the job description here.

Seed Variety Use Agreement offers producers greater choice and value

Seed Variety Use Agreement offers producers greater choice and value: Proposed value creation model will increase public and private plant breeding November 15, 2018 – Ottawa, ON – The Seed Synergy partners have endorsed a made-in-Canada solution that will drive plant breeding investment and benefit everyone in the agricultural value chain, starting with cereal, pulse Read More...

CSTA Praises International Statement in Support of Plant Breeding Innovation

Ottawa, Ontario: November 5, 2018 – On October 30, 2018, Canada joined like-minded countries in signing the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) International Statement on Agricultural Applications of Precision Biotechnology. The Canadian Seed Trade Association (CSTA) applauds the effort and supports continued global coordination on biotechnology. The WTO’s statement refers to the the benefits that biotechnology, including Read More...