June 21, 2013 – Vancouver, British Columbia – Clean Seed Capital Group Ltd. (TSX-V: CSX) is pleased to announce it was awarded the prestigious People’s Choice Innovation Award at the Farm Progress Show, the biggest agricultural trade show in the country.
Rob O’Connor, Show Manager for Canada’s Farm Progress Show (CFPS) today announced that this year’s People Choice Innovation Award had been presented to Clean Seed Capital Group from Burnaby, BC.
“It is no surprise to me to see the Clean Seed group win this award. They were the focus of a lot of buzz among show attendees and the media. They have excellent, inventive products that are generating excitement throughout the agriculture sector,” said O’Connor.
The Innovation Awards are among the most prestigious aspects of the show. Most of the awards are determined by panels of ag technology experts. In recent years, the show has added the People’s Choice Innovation Award to recognize the products that have sparked the most interest among show goers and customers. Voting for the People’s Choice award could be done online at the CFPS website, by text message or in person during the show.
Clean Seed was recognized for their Clean Seed Trident Pod - a revolutionary crossover technology that combines single pass no-till precision seeding and fertilizing solutions with unrivalled precision metering and product handling capability. The Trident dramatically improves the quality and efficiency of seeding operations. It boasts a combination of advanced technologies that eliminates the machine from being the limiting factor to leading edge site specific management.
“We were very proud to launch our technology at Canada’s largest agriculture show. It’s been 10 years of development to bring us to the point of launching our products to the audience that matters – the farmer and industry as a whole. Winning this award is a triumph for our family starting with my father who developed the foundation of this technology. Above all, this award belongs to my whole team who are an exceptionally talented and dedicated group of people. We look forward to playing a meaningful role in Canadian agriculture in the near future,” said Graeme Lempriere, CEO of Clean Seed Capital.
The Clean Seed Capital Group is a publicly traded company at the forefront of an ecological movement that strives to balance productivity with sustainability and is uniquely positioned to contribute to and benefit from a rapidly emerging market opportunity in the sustainable agricultural sector.