Thanks for tuning into this Wednesday edition of RealAg Radio! On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by: Krista Thomas with Canada Grains Council on gene editing approval; Barry Senft and Lauren Comin with Seeds Canada on the Seed Regulatory Modernization (SRM) process and the potential impact on farmers; Chris Vervaet with Canadian Oilseed… Read More

May 3, 2024 will go down as “a ground-breaking day for Canadian agriculture,” says the Canada Grains Council’s vice-president for trade policy and seed innovation. That’s because the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) published the third and final update regarding the rules for gene-edited crops going forward, clearing a regulatory pathway for them to be… Read More

What’s top of mind on the policy front this week? Well, there are some fireworks over grocery store prices and what’s really driving food costs, a plant breeding technique is edging ever-closer to the finish line, and farmers are weighing in on a proposed grain company acquisition. On this episode of RealAg Politics, host Shaun… Read More

The Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau today announced how Canada will handle crop cultivars that contain gene-editing as part of the breeding process. Bibeau says the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has officially published updated guidance for  Part V(5) of the Seed Regulations to make it clear which plants — whether developed via… Read More


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