ASG FarmTech Special Event: Is Planting Certified Seed Cost Effective?

Join the Alberta Seed Growers for their special event at FarmTech on Thursday, February 1, 10:15-11:15 in Hall F.

Is Planting Certified Seed Cost Effective

This study provides information and economic analysis for Alberta’s wheat producers regarding considerations for the type of seed they chose to plant. The information focuses on a cost comparison between saving seed for planting versus purchasing certified seed.

Speaker: Ryan Furtas

Ryan Furtas is a Market Analyst with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry where he covers the farm input market segment in the Economics and Competitiveness Branch. Ryan and his family currently live in Edmonton but he grew up on a mixed farm south of Lloydminster. He graduated from the University of Alberta with a BSc in Agriculture. Ryan previously held positions in Alberta with the CWB as well as in crop protection sales for BASF.


Visit the Alberta Seed Growers Booth in Hall E, Booth #78

About FarmTech:

Canada’s premier crop production and farm management conference. FarmTech 2018 features an outstanding line-up of speakers delivering more than 60 concurrent sessions covering the latest in technology, environment agronomy and farm business management. The Agricultural Showcase is home to the most innovative companies displaying their products and services along with special events and networking opportunities. Get your tickets online at: