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
Be Aware of Herbicide Residues for Your Sunflower Crop
Posted: January 5, 2017
Some crops are more sensitive to herbicide carry-over than others. Last years herbicide choice may impact this year’s crop planted on that land. Sunflowers specifically, can be negatively affected by residues of a number of herbicides. Visual damage can vary from mild to severe symptoms, but yield potential and quality can be affected greatly.
This quick guide will allow you to ensure your field and seedlings are in the clear of residue carryover and injury. For more information, consult your Guide to Crop Protection.
NSAC office closed January 3rd
Posted: January 3, 2017
Please note the NSAC office will be closed January 3rd as staff are unable to travel due to weather. We are available by phone or email, contact us at:
Darcelle: firstname.lastname@example.org or 204.750.1774
Troy: email@example.com or 204.750.2555
2016 Sunflower Variety Performance Trial DATA RESULTS
Posted: November 10, 2016
The 2016 Sunflower Variety Performance Trial data results are now available!
The varieties that appear in these trials are hybrids sunflower breeding companies are actively pursuing or marketing in Manitoba. These varieties may be in the experimental stage or registered with the CFIA.
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