College of Agriculture and Bioresources

Crop Development Centre Breeder Seed Facility

The Breeder Seed Facility is a state of the art 10,000 square foot seed cleaning facility located on the Kernen Crop Research Farm.  The facility is used to clean the U of S Crop Development Centre's breeder seed, which is shipped to select seed growers and seed companies across Western Canada.  The CDC produces breeder seed of 65 different varieties representing 12 different crop kinds.

The faciltiy utilizes a variety of different equipment pieces including a screen machine, gravity table, Dodder Mill and a huetronic color seed sorter. 


Marissa Janssen, CDC Manager
CDC Manager
(306) 966-4999
Fax: (306) 966-5015

Dave Benallack, Manager
Breeder Seed Manager
(306) 931-9299

Fax: (306) 955-1338

Craig Ells, Technician
Breeder Seed Facility Technician
(306) 931-9299

Fax: (306) 955-1338