Call for Tender: Group 2 Herbicide-Resistant Confection Sunflower Hybrid

Manitoba Crop Alliance (MCA) is pleased to invite tenders for non-exclusive license to produce in Canada the Group 2 herbicide-resistant confection sunflower hybrids EX 359239 and EX 359306, produced from the only farmer-funded hybrid confection sunflower breeding program in Canada.

Tender application forms, which must be submitted separately for each hybrid of interest, can be found here: 

EX 359239 and EX 359306 are under review with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency – registration pending.

MCA reserves the right to reject any or all tenders and to negotiate the terms of agreement with any proponent.

For more information, or requests for samples of the above lines, please contact Katherine Stanley, Research Program Manager – Special Crops with MCA, at 204-898-4122 or

Please forward tender submissions by April 26, 2024 to Katherine Stanley, Research Program Manager – Special Crops, at

Seed samples to be provided upon request.