The Canadian Seed Institute

Welcome to the
Canadian Seed Institute

The Canadian Seed Institute (CSI) delivers accreditation and monitoring programs for the Canadian seed industry. Recognized by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, CSI has been given the mandate to be the single point of contact for all seed establishments, seed laboratories, operators and graders seeking registration, licensing or accreditation.


Amendments to Weed Seeds Order (WSO)

The CFIA published amendments to the Weed Seeds Order (WSO) on May 18th, 2016 in Canada Gazette, Part II which come into force on November


Seed Institute Training Sessions & Workshops
CSI is planning to deliver a number of new Grader training sessions in the fall of 2016 and winter/spring of 2017.  Specific details regarding each training session will be posted as the sessions details are finalized and we are ready to

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Provides programs and services to augment and support the work of regulatory officials, including standards development, and certification...