What Does Agricultural Growth Act Mean to Canadian Agriculture – Dave Hansen, Canterra Seeds

All of us have bad days at work, good days at work and then there are awesome days at work. Today it is clear that Dave Hansen had a great day at work. Not only did Gerry Ritz hold his Agricultural Growth Act press conference at the Canterra Seeds office but the inclusion of UPOV91 is news to the ears of Canterra Seeds, farmers and many industry stakeholders.

Read more: What is UPOV 91?

Dave and I chatted in the back seat of the car on the way to the airport. We discussed the potential impact of this bill, how it benefits farmers and the investment for plant breeding in Canada.

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Shaun Haney

Shaun grew up on a family seed farm in Southern Alberta. Haney Farms produces, conditions and retails wheat, barley, canola and corn seed. Shaun Haney is the founder of RealAgriculture.com. @shaunhaney

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