Welcome to the National Sunflower
Association of Canada’s Official Website


The National Sunflower Association of Canada (NSAC) is a national, non-for profit, producer-funded organization that works on behalf of the sunflower growers of Canada to promote and expand the industry, both internationally and domestically.  The NSAC represents approximately 350 producers of both confectionary and oilseed sunflowers throughout the Prairie Provinces.

Latest News & Events

Mark Your Calendars! NSAC 2016 Tailgate Tours

Posted: July 6, 2016

The National Sunflower Association of Canada will be hosting two tailgate tours in Manitoba this summer with a
focus on identification, scouting techniques and thresholds for insects, disease and the benefits of desiccation.


Join our agronomist Troy Turner for a morning focused on Sunflowers.   Click on the date for more information and directions.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 — Melita, MB
Start Time: 10:00 a.m.

Monday, July 25, 2016 — Elm Creek, MB 
Start Time: 10:00 a.m.

If you have questions, please call Troy @ 204.750.2555.

Sunflower News for June 17, 2016

Posted: June 17, 2016

Check out the latest newsletter for June 17, 2016 featuring current crop staging, the battle of cutworms and the first observed sign of sunflower rust in Manitoba.

June 17 newsletter

Planting progress, cutworms and production timelines

Posted: June 3, 2016


Sunflower Newsletter screenshot

Click here
to read the latest sunflower newsletter for June 3, 2016 on sunflower planting progress, cutworms and production timelines.

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