About Us

Canada’s seed growers have a long-established history of supporting a resilient seed supply, one that is rooted in varietal identity preservation, traceability and quality assurance. They are committed to Canada’s seed system, its standards, and production of clean, true-to-variety, high-quality seed. The seed certification system is a critical part of the agricultural value chain, delivering reliable seed that underpins the Canadian agri-food sector. As leaders in the seed sector, the Canadian Seed Growers’ Association (CSGA) is a national, not-for-profit standard setting and seed certification organization providing leadership as the only Canadian organization responsible for certifying pedigreed pedigreed seed for all agricultural crops in Canada except potatoes.