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Dollars & Dilemmas of the Certified Seed Market

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Dollars & Dilemmas of the Certified Seed Market

Time: March 3, 2011 from 10am to 4pm
Location: Grey County Agricultural Services Centre, Markdale
Street: 206 Toronto St. S (Highway 10)
City/Town: Markdale
Website or Map: http://greyagservices.ca/grey…
Phone: 519-986-3756
Event Type: course
Organized By: Grey County Agricultural Services Centre
Latest Activity: Feb 17, 2011

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Come and learn about the latest in seed developments, current industry issues involving the certified seed market and how purchasing a “blue tag” can add value to your operation.  Let us show you how purchasing the “blue tag” far outweighs the costs!  In this program, we will touch on intellectual property rights (plant breeders’ rights, contracts, patents, technology use agreements, etc.), Monsanto and the changes within the marketplace, how certified seed becomes “certified”, the certified seed tax credit proposal, private versus public breeding programs. Facilitated by Shannon Bieman, Snobelen Farms Ltd., and Doug Kraemer, CFIA.  Register today! 

Time: 10:00 to 4:00 pm

Place: Grey Ag Services, Markdale

Cost: $20/person, lunch included. 

To Register: Call 519-986-3756 or email info@greyagservices.ca by Feb. 28, 2011

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