HyTech Production is proud to announce online access to seed inventory. Since 2018 we have been developing a cloud management tool to provide HyTech Production Records, or HYPR, which contains completely traceable realtime data co-ordinating all seed-lots, movement, inventory, quality, and treatment, cleaning, and packaging.
Parent Seed production is an important step in the seed production process. HyTech Production has several parent seed locations around the world.
HyTech can provide small volumes of seed for yield trials and demonstration sites to obtain information, such as flowering data
Our variety of in-field quality tests gather data about different lines and varieties. Plots are managed exactly how they would be at the 'field level'.
HyTech Production has years of experience producing hybrid canola seed, as well as several other crops.
Including drying, cleaning, treating, blending, and packaging. Our facility is designed to ensure that contamination between lines is minimized & purity is maintained.
Brian McNaughton is the founder and President of HyTech Production Ltd. Brian has been an innovative leader in the seed industry since 1985, pioneering many processes and methods now standard throughout the industry. Brian is a specialist in seed production process, facility and field operations, his project management experience is international, including the successful startup of HyTech Chile in 2006.
Scott Horner is General Manager of HyTech Production Ltd., holds a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from the University of Saskatchewan and is a recognized Professional Agrologist (P.Ag.). Scott joined HyTech in 2001 and has focused on customer relationship management and business development.
Kevin is Production Manager living in Lethbridge, Alberta. Kevin began his career with Hytech Production as a summer student working in the Parent Seed program. Since graduating university, Kevin has been involved in the coordination of HyTech’s seed program in Washington State, as well as playing a role in the Certified Seed production program in Southern Alberta.
Bradley was born in Cranbrook, B.C. and grew up in Lethbridge, AB. After high school he attended St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, N.S., graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree with an Advanced major in Chemistry. During his university years he worked two summers with HyTech Production as a summer student in the Parent Seed program.
Carly McNaughton earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Colgate University in 2007. Her experience with HyTech includes part-time work helping the Quality Assurance team during three separate harvest seasons. In January 2011, she began helping in all areas of the QA department, and will now be taking over Quality/Inventory Management.
Kimiko is the Quality System Manager based in Lethbridge, Alberta, where she graduated from the University of Lethbridge with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology. She began her career with HyTech Production in 2003 when she was hired to manage the Lethbridge Parent Seed Evaluation site and oversee the Quality Assurance program.