Agriculture Canada Seed Royalty Consultation (End Point Royalties and Trailing Contracts)
Wednesday, January 16
2:30 to 4:30
Grand Salon (upstairs) in TCU Place in Saskatoon following CropSphere
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) recently launched consultations on a proposal to make major changes to the way that research and variety development is funded for many major Canadian crops. In this session AAFC will present two options for variety development funding of Canadian crops going forward: end point royalties and trailing royalties. This question and answer session will give farmers an opportunity to provide feedback directly to AAFC as part of the ongoing consultation and understand how farmers will be impacted with respect to all farmer-directed research.
Registration for CropSphere is not required for this session. All producers are welcome and encouraged to attend.
Please go to the CropSphere website for the full CropSphere agenda.
- Exploring Options for Producer Involvement in Wheat and Barley Variety Development
CLICK HERE for the final report from JRG Consulting (PDF – 1.28 MB)
CLICK HERE for the executive summary of the report from JRG Consulting (PDF – 117 KB)
CLICK HERE for the report annexes (PDF – 3.15 MB)
- Value Creation in Cereal Crop Breeding - Presentation from CropSphere 2018 (PDF)
- Trade eyes royalty scheme for farm-saved seed (Western Producer, July 26, 2018)
- Seed royalty meetings to start next week (Western Producer, November 8, 2018)
- Federal consultation on new seed royalties will stretch into next year (Manitoba Co-operator, December 17, 2018)
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