Q. How do I become an Authorized Retailer for Midge Tolerant Wheat?
There are two steps to becoming an Authorized Retailer for Midge Tolerant Wheat:
- Complete the Retailer Training Program located at midgetolerantwheat.ca.
- Sign a Retailer Stewardship Agreement at MTWSA.ca. You will receive login credentials via email from AgCall within 48 hours of successfully completing the training.
Q. How does the process work for seed growers?
All seed growers need to go through the same training and Stewardship Agreement signing process as retailers. Seed growers wholesale transfer Certified seed to Authorized Retailers using a Retailer Stewardship Agreement. Seed growers will be given login credentials to MTWSA.ca where they will post wholesale certified seed movement to an Authorized Retailer.
Q. How are Stewardship Agreements signed with growers?
The MTWSAS is a paperless system. Stewardship Agreements are signed digitally. As an Authorized Retailer, you have the capability to walk your farmer customers through a process of reviewing and signing new Stewardship Agreements electronically at MTWSA.ca.
Stewardship Agreements are evergreen. Before signing a new Stewardship Agreement with your farmer customers, search the database in case he/she has already signed one with a different retailer. Under the new system, growers will only have to sign one document to purchase and use any Midge Tolerant Wheat varieties now and in the future. Agreements are no longer required every year and for every variety.
Q. How do I navigate on MTWSA.ca?
MTWSAS is simple, user friendly and technologically advanced. You can access four videos outlining how to use MTWSAS once you receive your login information from AgCall. Should you need support, please send an email to email@example.com or call AgCall at 587-391-1393.