Vernon Seed Orchard Company unveils new seed extraction facility

Vernon Seed Orchard Company
September 7, 2023
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada, Canada West

Vernon Seed Orchard Company jointly owned by West Fraser Mills ltd, Canadian Forest Products Ltd and Lakeland Mills Ltd recently unveiled its new Interior Extraction Facility. (VSOC) established in 1989 has been engaged with the Province of BC’s tree improvement program and produced well over 1.5 billion seedlings to date. This new facility will allow seed producers the opportunity to decrease wait times, reduce transportation environmental impacts, manage storage more efficiently and receive their product in a timelier manner. With conifer seed production orchard locations in Vernon and Quesnel (VSOC) is one of the largest seed producers in Canada. “We are committed to reinvesting in our long-term tree improvement goals by building a state-of-the-art facility that will enable seed to be extracted in the interior of BC” stated Jeff Mycock VSOC President and West Fraser Chief Forester.

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