Seed Science at CFIA – Transcript/Captions
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency corporate introduction plays. It shows images that represent the work of the Agency including a petri dish, strawberries, a growing plant, a chicken and a maple leaf.
Text: CFIA – Safeguarding with Science
Hip hop music plays.
Shelves open up revealing dozens of seeds containers.
Text: CFIA seed science
The camera pans to show different seed containers.
Text: 2000 samples
Hundreds of small paper bags identified with a number and seed information.
Text: 10,000,000 seeds
Side view of a tractor pulling a tiller.
Text: 60 acres
Rear view of a tractor pulling a tiller.
A CFIA employee is sitting on a planter trailer pulled by a tractor.
He takes a small seed bag and opens it up.
Text: We plant and test seeds sampled from the marketplace
The CFIA employee pours the seeds in a funnel attached to a transparent cylindrical tube.
Text: To monitor the purity and identity of pedigreed seeds produced in Canada
The CFIA employee lifts the tube and the seeds falls into a dispenser.
Text: Meaning farmers grow quality crops for Canadians
Visual of the planter trailer distribution hoses.
Visual of the disc ploughs
Rear view of the employee sitting on the planter trailer being pulled by a tractor.
Text: and our growers can trade seeds internationally
Text: Exporting $450 million a year
Side view of the employee sitting on the planter trailer being pulled by a tractor.
Text: Follow us on social media inspection.gc.ca/stayconnected
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