Canadian farmers may be forced to pay royalties to save and reuse seed

Canadian farmers may be forced to pay royalties to save and reuse seed

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Agriculture Canada recently launched consultations on a model that would make the ancient practice of freely saving and reusing seed illegal. The proposed royalty scheme would force farmers to pay millions of dollars to seed companies every year and make the ancient practice of freely saving and reusing seed illegal. We speak with Ian Robson. Manitoba regional coordinator for the National Farmers Union.

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