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Seed Synergy Partners Launch New Website and Release Green Paper

Ottawa, Ontario: January 10, 2018 – The Seed Synergy Collaboration Project has launched a new website,, and released a comprehensive Green Paper proposing a vision for the next generation seed system and inviting comments on it. Over the past year, leaders from the six major seed sector industry organizations have been working together on the Seed Read More...

Better Seed, Better Life Celebrates the Vital Role of Seed, Says CSTA

Calgary, Alberta – The Canadian Seed Trade Association is pleased to announce the launch of its Better Seed, Better Life program at its Semi-Annual Meeting in Calgary, Alberta. CSTA’s more than 130 members work in over 50 different crop kinds and are proud to be vital contributors to Canada’s economy and to the health and well-being Read More...

2017 GrowCanada Conference to Feature CSTA Future Influencers

Calgary, Alberta – The Canadian Seed Trade Association is pleased to announce that Jake Ayre, a University of Manitoba Agribusiness student from Minto, Manitoba and Lauren Benoit, a Master’s of Science student from Kirkton, Ontario, are this year’s winners for CSTA’s Future Influencer competition. Both Jake and Lauren will be actively participating in the 2017 GrowCanada Read More...

CSTA Welcomes its 66th President

Ottawa, Ontario: July 21, 2017 – At their 94th Annual Meeting in Halifax, Nova Scotia, the Canadian Seed Trade Association welcomed its new president. Dan Wright, of Monsanto Canada, will be the 66th President of the CSTA. Wright has been involved with the CSTA for a number of years. In that time, he has served on the Board Read More...

CSTA Appoints New Executive Director

Ottawa, Ontario: July 5, 2017 – Dave Carey has been selected as the new Executive Director for the Canadian Seed Trade Association. We are pleased to inform you that Carey will assume his official duties effective July 7th, 2017. Carey, the outgoing Director of Government Affairs and Policy, joined CSTA in 2012 and has worked in Read More...