Posts by Triple S Seeds

Proposed Changes to Canadian Wheat Classes

Posted by on Apr 1, 2015 in Uncategorized

The Canadian Grain Commission has put forward a proposal to modernize the current Wheat class system, including the creation of a whole new class for varieties with a lower gluten strength.  Below are a couple of  diagrams comparing protein content and gluten strength in the current and proposed classification systems for Canada and the U.S. (Credit: Canadian Grain Commission)  You can read the entire Wheat class proposal from the Canadian Grain Commission...

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New Website Launched to Educate Stakeholders about changes to PBR

Posted by on Mar 17, 2015 in News

The Canadian Seed Trade Association (CSTA), has launched  www.PBRfacts.ca.  This new website was created by CSTA with input from the Plant Breeders’ Rights Office at the CFIA and from intellectual property specialists.   It is meant to inform those stakeholders along the value chain who need to be aware of the new requirements created by the expanded breeder’s right. The site contains specific and focused information for farmers, seed retailers, seed conditioners and buyers of harvested material (grain).    It also has a page dedicated to questions and answers and will give access to fact sheets, presentations and other material designed to inform and build...

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