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Clean Seed Innovation Leads to Precise Seeding Technology Investment

Posted on Aug 22, 2016 by Clean Seed Capital

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Clean Seed Innovation Leads to Precise Seeding Technology


August 22, 2016 – Burnaby, BC – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC)                   
 
Parliamentary Secretary Terry Beech, on behalf of the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Lawrence MacAulay, today announced an investment of $1,825,000 to Clean Seed Agricultural Technologies Ltd. to support the commercialization, production and distribution of a new, high-precision seeder.  
 
Precision seeding equipment, such as the new CX-6 SMART Seeder, uses sophisticated field/soil mapping technology which enables the farmer to apply precise amounts of seed, fertilizer and nutrients, at the right time, to maximize yields and reduce cost.
 
With this funding, six seeders will be produced and field tested on farms, in addition to upgrades of the production line.
 

Quick facts
 

  • Clean Seed Technologies is a Canadian agricultural technology company focused on the development, manufacturing and selling of sustainable agriculture technology, specifically no-tillage SMART seeding equipment.
  • AAFC supports the development and adoption of industry-led initiatives regarding knowledge creation and transfer that responds to challenges and opportunities in the sector.

Funding for this project comes from the AgriInnovation Program (Enabling Commercialization and Adoption Stream) as part of the Growing Forward 2 agricultural policy framework.

 

Quotes
 
“Innovation and the environment are key priorities for the Government of Canada. This technology represents a new step forward in precision, no-till farming that will help farmers maximize their production and profits, while reducing their environmental footprint.”

  • Terry Beech, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Science

 
“The continued support by various government agencies over the years has played a meaningful role in our evolution. We proudly welcome the ongoing resolute financial support of our government to commercialize our Canadian designed and developed CX-6 Smart Seeder here at home and abroad.” 

  • Graeme Lempriere, CEO, Clean Seed Agricultural Technologies Ltd.

 

Additional links
 
Growing Forward 2 – Agriculture and Agri-food Canada
AgriInnovation – Agriculture and Agri-food Canada
Clean Seed – Clean Seed Agricultural Technology Ltd. 
 
Contacts
 
Guy Gallant
Director of Communications
Office of the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay
613-773-1059
Media Relations
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Ottawa, Ontario
613-773-7972
1-866-345-7972
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Clean Seed SMART Seeder™ initiative receives $1.825M contribution from Government of Canada

Posted on Aug 9, 2016 by Clean Seed Capital


Vancouver, British Columbia – August 4, 2016Clean Seed Capital Group Ltd. (“CSC”) (TSXV: CSX), announces that Clean Seed Agricultural Technologies Ltd. (the “Company”), has entered into a Financial Contribution Agreement with the Government of Canada whereby it will receive a zero interest loan of up to $1,825,000 to support the commercialization, production and distribution of the Company’s CX-6 Smart Seeder. This repayable contribution supports our Canadian based production and will lead to the creation of skilled Canadian based employment.
 
“We would like to express our appreciation to Canada’s Agriculture Minister Mr. Lawrence MacAulay for supporting the commercialization of the CX-6 Smart Seeder.  The sustained support by various government agencies over the years has played an important role in our evolution. We proudly welcome the resolute financial support of our government to launch our Canadian designed and developed CX-6 Smart Seeder both here at home and abroad” said Graeme Lempriere, CEO of Clean Seed.
 
About Clean Seed Capital Group
The common shares of Clean Seed Capital Group Ltd. are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange and trade under the symbol "CSX". Clean Seed Capital Group Ltd is at the forefront of an agricultural shift to unparalleled high definition seeding technologies.
 
Clean Seed has developed an advanced precision no-till seeding system comprising several individually patented technologies, including in-ground openers, proprietary seed and fertilizer metering, and electronic control systems. Our most recent ground breaking achievement is also our most advanced and innovative to date: the award winning CX-6 SMART Seeder, which is an industry first!
 
The ground-breaking CX-6 SMART Seeder creates a new niche within the large-scale farm equipment market.
 
For further information please contact Clean Seed at 604-566-9895 or The Howard Group at 1-888-221-0915 and visit our website at http://www.cleanseedcapital.com
 
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
“Graeme Lempriere”
President, CEO