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2022 Annual Meeting Plenary Session - “Part V - Release of Seed under the Seed Regulations"

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1. Welcome
Sheri Strydhorst, PGDC Executive - Chair
2. Changes to “Part V - Release of Seed under the Seed Regulations”
  1. Outline of the Changes
  2. Implications of the changes and CFIA’s handling of different scenarios:
    1. Case study on wheat/rye/triticale;
    2. Case study on pulse/special crops;
    3. Case study on barley/oat;
    4. Case study on flax/oilseeds;
  3. Update on progress towards modernizing the rest of the Seed Regulations
Linda G. Webster, Director,Plant Production Division,
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
3. Impacts of the changes to “Part V - Release of Seed under the Seed Regulations” on the value chain or seed companies in Canada
  1. Canada Grains Council Consultation Findings
Krista Thomas – Canada Grains Council &
Claudio Feulner, Regulatory Affairs Manager, Seeds Canada
4. Questions/Discussion
5. Adjourn