Category Food

Red Meat and the Misconceptions

red meat and their misconceptions
By Cheyenne Dumont, University of Saskatchewan Student ‘This gives you cancer’ or ‘that gives you autism’, are a few statements we hear far too often in today’s society. Where are people getting the information that causes them to think that…

New Crop Varieties: The Journey from Lab to Field – Registration

registration of seed
After years of varietal development, the most promising varieties are selected to begin the process of registering them for commercial use. Under Canadian legislation, the Seeds Act and Seeds Regulations govern the testing, inspection, quality, and sale of all seeds. This legislation ensures that all seeds, whether imported or developed domestically, are proven to be safe for production and consumption before they reach the fields of Canadian farmers. In this final blog of the #LabtoField series, we explore how newly developed crop varieties become registered seed for use in Canada.