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Univar Solutions’ NexusBioAg Begins Sole Distribution Agreement with Novozymes in Canada

Univar Inc. announced that NexusAg has begun its sole distribution agreement with Novozymes for its downstream biological products in Canada, which represents a significant portion of the...
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Marrone Bio Innovations and Valagro Announce Research Collaboration​​

Marrone Bio Innovations announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership to collaborate on research and development efforts with Valagro S.p.A, a leader in the production...
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Beck’s Establishes Roots in Minnesota with Expanded Research and Distribution

Beck’s is pleased to announce the purchase of a facility in Olivia, Minn., for the use of distribution and research. The 44,000 square-foot facility will provide corn...

Bayer Trendlines Ag Innovation Fund Invests in New Company

Novel technology licensed from the Weizmann Institute of Science for biological solutions to treat bacterial diseases in crops. The Bayer Trendlines Ag Innovation...

Verdant and AgTech Insight Form Strategic Partnership

Verdant Partners LLC and AgTech Insight LLC are excited to announce the formation of a strategic alliance between the two firms. As part of the newfound relationship,...

Innovation in Rice is in Remy Bitoun’s Blood

The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) is dedicated to abolishing poverty and hunger among people and populations that depend on rice-based agri-food systems. Remy Bitoun, head of...

Cover Crop Corner: It’s Time to Ditch Dixie

Plant breeding improvements have given the industry better alternatives to industry standard cover crop varieties When Dixie Crimson Clover was released in 1953, its...

BASF to Reshape Organization

With an organizational realignment, BASF is streamlining its administration, sharpening the roles of services and regions and simplifying procedures and processes. As a result, the company expects...

FMC Corporation Plans $50 Million Investment in Global Research and Development Headquarters

FMC Corporation plans to invest more than $50 million over the next three years in capital improvement projects, including a state-of-the-art reconfiguration of a greenhouse and research...

Oregon Investigation Finds Dynamic Seed Source Mislabeling Seed

An investigation led by the Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) found that Dynamic Seed Source LLC, based in Salem and owned by Trevor Abbott, mislabeled 124 seed...

BASF Enters Sunflower Seed Market

Sunflower is an important and fast-growing crop sector, especially in Europe, the world’s largest sunflower market valued at €1.3 billion (around $1.48 billion). To enter the sunflower...

KWS Is Making a Start in the Vegetable Seeds Business and Acquires Pop Vriend...

Today, seed specialist KWS SAAT SE (KWS) announced that the company has signed a binding agreement to acquire Pop Vriend Seeds (Andijk/NL). Pop Vriend Seeds is market...

Who is the Farmer of 2040?

One research firm set out to better understand the psychology of the farmers who are most likely to lead the industry in 2040 and the implications...

Give Thanks.

One Leader’s Strategy for Successful Employee Engagement and Retention. Does your company struggle with employee engagement? If so, you’re not alone. Only 13%...

Corteva Partners with Iowa Soybean Research Center at Iowa State University

Corteva has joined the Iowa Soybean Research Center at Iowa State University as an industry partner. In this role, Corteva will have a seat on the ISRC’s industry...

Policy 101

Know the issues and make yourself available to share them. Policy experts share their tips for success.  When it comes to government, be...

Yield Contests

These grower-led competitions are a proving ground for new products and production practices. Genetics is seldom a limiting factor when it comes to...

BASF Opens Global Agrochemical Application Research Center

BASF opened its new global Agrochemical Application Research Center (AARC) in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA. The facility will help to further optimize stewardship guidelines regarding...
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USDA Proposes New SECURE Biotechnology Regulations to Protect Plant Health and Promote Agricultural Innovation

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced June 5 the availability of a proposed rule titled “Movement of Certain Genetically Engineered Organisms.” In preparing this proposal,...

Moving From “Doing” to “Leading”

Seed World chatted with three individuals who shared their insights on the different roles played in employee development and the struggles of both finding and building...