Archive Year: 2005

Seed of the Year 2005 named at Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — November 4, 2005 (GUELPH , ON) — An asparagus variety with outstanding performance, sustainability, marketability, and industry impact topped entries in the inaugural “Seed of the Year” competition. Guelph Millennium asparagus was recognized as Seed of the Year in the competition’s inaugural year, at a ceremony Friday, November 4, 2005, at […]

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Seed of the Year 2005 finalists named

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 27, 2005 (GUELPH , ON) – Three plant varieties have been named as finalists in the inaugural “Seed of the Year” competition. OAC Kent soybeans, OAC Rex white beans and Guelph Millennium asparagus are being recognized in the competition’s inaugural year. These finalists will be recognized at the Seed of […]

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Background – Seed of the Year 2005

Seed of the Year is a new initiative recognizing Canadian public seed breeders. Through the program’s application process, public breeders are encouraged to highlight their research accomplishments in developing a new variety of fruit, vegetables, forages or field crops. In its inaugural year, Seed of the Year focused on attracting submissions from public seed breeders […]

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