Archive Year: 2006

Seed of the Year 2006 announced at Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE- NOVEMBER 8, 2006 ( Guelph, ON) – A soybean variety with outstanding performance, sustainability, marketability, and industry impact topped entries in the second annual “Seed of the Year” competition. Harovinton soybean, developed by Dr. Richard Buzzell at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s Harrow Research Centre, was named Seed of the […]

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Seed of the Year 2006 finalists named

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 24, 2006 Winner to be unveiled at Royal Agricultural Winter Fair (GUELPH, ON) – Four seed varieties have been named finalists in the second annual Seed of the Year competition, sponsored by the University of Guelph and SeCan. Harovinton soybean, Harus wheat, OAC Prudence soybean and OAC Rex white bean […]

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Background – Seed of the Year 2006

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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