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A3B-Lancaster Farming, Saturday, June 3, 2000
USDA Protects 19
New Plant Varieties
WASHINGTON, D.C. The
USDA has issued certificates of
protection to developers of 19
new varieties of seed-
reproduced plants. They include
bean, lettuce, potato, rice, soy
bean, watermelon, and wheat.
The 19 certificates are being
issued under the amended Plant
Variety Protection Act. The
amendments extend protection
to FI hybrids and tuber
propagated varieties and require
that all protected varieties be
sold by variety name.
The certificates require not
only that the varieties be new,
uniform, and stable, as in the
original act, but also that they be
distinct. The owners will have
the exclusive right to reproduce,
sell, import, and export their
products in the United States for
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The 19 certificates are:
• Aspen variety of bean, de
veloped by Idaho Seed Been
Company, Twin Falls, Idaho.
• Margarita variety of let
tuce, Coastal Seeds, Inc., Sali
• Agata variety of potato, de
veloped by Svalof Weibull 8.V.,
Grand Falls, Canada.
• Morning Gold variety of
potato, developed by B.V. De
ZPC, New Maryland, Canada.
• FL 1833 variety of potato,
developed by Frito-Lay, Inc.,
• Drew variety of rice, devel
oped by University of Arkansas
Agricultural Experiment Sta
tion, Stuttgart, Ariz.
• Maverick variety of soy
bean, developed by the curators
of the University of Missouri,
• Quetzal! variety of water
melon, developed by Novartis
Seeds, Inc., Boise, Idaho.
• 92801, 91891 and 92821
varieties of soybean, developed
by Pioneer Hi-Bred Interna
tional, Inc., Johnstown, lowa.
• Legacy variety of water
melon, developed by Willhite
Seed Inc., Poolville, Texas.
• Caledonia variety of wheat,
developed by Cornell Agricul
tural Experiment Station,
• Saxon variety of wheat, de
veloped by United Grain
Growers Limited, Winnipeg,
Canada and Agripro Seeds, Inc.,
• Mohawk and Tacna varie
ties of wheat, developed by
Western Plant Breeders, Yuma,
• Shadow, Cajun, and Navi
gator varieties of bean, devel
oped by Novartis Seeds, Inc.,
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West Clifford, PA
Average Farm Feed will need to adjust your figures up or
Costs for Handv down according to your location and the
Reference J quality of your crop.
„ . , Corn, No.2y —2.56 bu., 4.58 cwt.
To help farmers across the state to Wheat. N 0.2 - 2.30 bu., 3.84 cwt.
have handy reference of commodity Barley, N 0.3 -1.76 bu., 3.76 cwt.
input costs in their feeding operations oats> Nft2 _ 154 bu 4gl cwt
for DHIA record sheets or to develop soybeans, No.l - 5.07 bu., 8.47 cwt.
livestock feed cost data, here’s last Ear Com - 77.47 ton. 3.87 cwt.
week s average costs of various mgred- Hay -118.75 ton. 5.94 cwt.
.ents as compiled from regional reports Mi xed Hay-111.25 ton. 5.56 cwt.
across the state of Pennsylvania. Timothy Hay-123.75 ton, 6.19 cwt.
Remember, these are averages, so you
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