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Canola R&D Collaboration Focuses on North American Market

June 20, 2018

Nuseed and DL Seeds announced they’ve entered into a spring canola research and development collaboration where they will contribute capabilities, proprietary traits, and top canola genetics from their breeding programs.

The North American value-added spring canola market will be the focus for collaboration. Both companies see significant opportunity, through global collaboration, to efficiently deliver substantial benefits to canola growers, the value chain, and downstream markets.

Details of the global agreement are confidential with the North American collaborative program development already underway.

About DL Seeds Inc.
DL Seeds is based out of Morden, Manitoba, Canada and is owned by two plant breeding parent companies Deutsche Saatveredelung AG (DSV), and Norddeutsche Pflanzenzucht Hans-Georg Lembke KG (NPZ) of Germany. DL Seeds combination of superior canola genetics, advanced field testing and dedicated resources provides North American canola growers with high performance, high quality canola seed. DL Seeds research teams work closely with industry partners, universities, other breeders, and distributors to test and develop the best possible canola hybrid varieties for the North American market. Learn more at www.dlseeds.ca

About DSV
Deutsche Saatveredelung AG (DSV) is an international plant breeding company with headquarters in Germany. For over 95 years DSV has focused on the breeding, production and sales of forage and turf grasses, oilseeds, clovers, various cover crops, cereals and maize. DSV has several subsidiaries in Europe and one in South America (Argentina) and maintains a global presence through its shareholdings, marketing organisations and partners around the world. Learn more at www.dsv-seeds.com

About NPZ
Norddeutsche Pflanzenzucht Hans-Georg Lembke KG (NPZ) is a privately-owned plant breeding company with headquarters in Germany, founded in 1897. NPZ is a successful breeder and seed producer of winter and spring oilseed rape, field beans, peas and fodder plants. Through its subsidiaries, shareholdings in marketing organisations and distribution agreements NPZ has a global commercial presence in almost 40 countries. Learn more at www.npz.de

About Nuseed
Since its 2006 start in Australia, Nuseed has experienced rapid global growth. Nuseed now has seed sales in approximately 30 countries plus regional headquarters and advanced trials in Australia, Europe, North America and South America. Nuseed’s global R&D teams develop unique canola, sorghum and sunflower plant input traits with agronomic and yield benefits, and output traits with consumer benefits that go Beyond Yield™ by producing novel oils and proteins for completely new end-use markets. There are over 250 Nuseed employees working across 11 global locations plus two Innovation Centers with state-of-the-art molecular labs. Nuseed is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nufarm Limited (ASX:NUF).

Media Contact:

Colleen Shaw
Nuseed Global Communications Leader
Colleen.shaw@nuseed.com