Saskatchewan Seed Growers' Association Annual General Meeting

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Saskatoon Inn & Conference Centre

2002 Airport Drive

Saskatoon, SK S7L 6M4


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The Saskatchewan Seed Growers' Association (SSGA) are hosting our Annual General Meeting January 16-17, 2019 at the Saskatoon Inn and Conference Centre, Saskatoon.

The agenda is as follows: (click here for a PDF version)


10:00 a.m. Early Registration

10:30 a.m. SPECIAL SESSION – The Seed Synergy Project

12:30 p.m. SSGA Annual Meeting Registration

1:00 p.m. SSGA Annual Business Meeting

2:15 p.m. Pedigreed Seed: Quantity, Quality, Questions

  • Jason Danielson, Discover Seed Labs

2:45 p.m. Health Break

3:15 p.m. Value Capture: End-Point Royalty or Seed Variety Use Agreement?

Moderator: Jonathan Nyborg, CSGA President


  • Anthony Parker, Plant Breeders’ Rights Office
  • Todd Hyra, Canadian Seed Trade Association
  • Jason Reinheimer, Limagrain

5:15 p.m. Recess

6:00 p.m. Cocktail Hour

7:00 p.m. Banquet and Awards Presentations


7:00 a.m. Breakfast

8:00 a.m. Canadian Seed Growers’ Association Update

  • CSGA Update
  • Seed Syngery
  • Circular 6 Modernization
  • Single Window - What is the Potential?

10:00 a.m. Health Break

10:20 a.m. Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture: Year in Review

10:30 a.m. Nominating Committee Report
Election of Officers

10:45 a.m. New Varieties Update

  • Dr. Richard Cuthbert, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Dr. Pierre Hucl, Crop Development Centre, University of Saskatchewan

11:15 a.m. Resolutions Committee Report

11:40 a.m. Adjournment

11:45 a.m. Member to Member Session - Attendance Limited to Seed Growers only

Moderator: Roy Klym, Past President, SSGA


On-line registration for this event closes on January 16, 2019.

Hotel accommodation at the Saskatoon Inn & Conference Center will be booked on a first come-first serve basis and will fill up quickly. Attendees are responsible to make their own hotel reservations. Rooms can be booked by clicking this link or by phoning 1-306-242-1440.

For more information or if you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact:

Laurie M. Hayes, PAg, MSc, PMP
Executive Director
Saskatchewan Seed Growers Association

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