Clean Seed Innovation Leads To Precise Seeding Technology Investment

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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.

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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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