CIMMYT and Clinton Foundation Partner to Improve Access to Climate-Resilient Maize Seed

New partnership will help farmers in Malawi, Rwanda and Tanzania have better access to seeds that help maize crops better withstand growing challenges of drought, pests,...

SGS BioVision Announces ISTA Accreditation

SGS BioVision is pleased to announce that it has successfully met the International Seed Testing Association (ISTA) lab accreditation requirements to deliver sampling and testing for a large variety of...
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Corteva Agriscience Signs Memorandum of Understanding With the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences

Corteva Agriscience signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS), outlining principles for collaboration in areas including partnership in technology development,...

Seed-X Wins 2019 Agfunder Award

Seed-X, whose unique AI and computer vision technology enriches seed performance, has won a 2019 Agfunder Innovation Award for the “Most Innovative International Startup Pre-Series A.”
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Syngenta and the Analytics Society of INFORMS Announce Finalists For the 2019 Syngenta Crop...

Syngenta and the Analytics Society of INFORMS have announced the finalists for the 2019 Syngenta Crop Challenge in Analytics. This year’s class of finalists includes teams from...

Concentric Ag Offers Real-Time Soil Diagnostics

Concentric Ag Corporation has formed an alliance with AgroCares that will add real-time soil nutrient diagnostics to the services it currently provides to broadacre and specialty crop growers.

Benson Hill Biosystems Acquires Schillinger Genetics

Benson Hill will deliver and expand the portfolio of soybean varieties with superior protein content and quality for human food and animal feed markets.

ISU Seed Science Center Film to Debut at Washington D.C. Film Festival

A new film helmed by an Iowa State University scientist showcases the science of seeds, as well as their beauty. “The Diversity of Wonder:...
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Barenbrug Repurchases Shares From Corteva Agriscience

The Royal Barenbrug Group and Corteva Agriscience announced the completion of an agreement for The Royal Barenbrug Group to acquire Corteva Agriscience’s minority share in Barenbrug Holding BV. As...

Syngenta Scientists Discover One-Step Genome-Editing Technique That Accelerates Seed Breeding

Syngenta researchers recently published a paper in Nature Biotechnology, an international science journal, detailing their discovery of a genome-editing technique called haploid induction editing (HI-Edit) technology, which ultimately reduces the...

Indigo Agriculture and Anheuser-Busch Partner to Meet Sustainability Goals for Rice Production

Indigo Agriculture and Anheuser-Busch have announced a partnership focused on sustainable rice production. Indigo has committed to delivering 2.2 million bushels of Indigo Rice to Anheuser-Busch that is grown...

Consumers are Led Down the Garden Path with Heaps of Sand in Grass Seed...

Based on independent research results, the Brussels-based Breeders Trust found earlier this month, that consumers are being misled on a large scale when purchasing 1 and 4 kg boxes,...

Limagrain Cereals Research Canada to Register First Wheat Varieties

Canterra Seeds and Limagrain announced that Limagrain Cereals Research Canada (LCRC) has received support from the Prairie Grain Development Committee to register its first two new wheat varieties. The...

Homegrown African Seed Companies Outperform Multinational Peers in Serving Smallholder Farmers

Two homegrown African seed companies top the 2019 Access to Seeds Index for Eastern and Southern Africa, for playing a key role in raising smallholder farmer productivity, according to...
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Farm Market iD Offers On-farm Grain Storage Data to Agribusinesses

Farm Market iD has now added on-farm grain storage data to their powerful database, built on more than 900 million acres of land and 34 million farm fields, which...
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Corteva Agriscience Provides Pipeline Update

Corteva Agriscience Chief Executive Officer-elect, James C. Collins, Jr. presented an update on Corteva Agriscience’s industry-leading pipeline during the 2019 Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Agriculture & Chemicals Conference. Collins...

Mustang Seeds Forms Partnership

Mustang Seeds, Inc. and GDM are pleased to announce they have entered into an exciting joint venture to bring the newest genetics and innovative technology to expand our seed...

Corteva Agriscience and ZeaKal Announce R&D Collaboration

Corteva Agriscience and ZeaKal, a plant science innovator focused on improving agricultural productivity, announced a strategic R&D collaboration. Together, they will advance ZeaKal’s innovative technology to help improve seed...
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Corteva Agriscience Acquires Clearfield Canola Production System from BASF

Corteva Agriscience announced that it has acquired the Clearfield Canola Production System in Canada and the United States from BASF. Clearfield canola is a globally-recognized non-genetically modified herbicide tolerance (HT) system, consisting of an herbicide tolerance...
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Kansas Ethanol Signs Agreement to Use Enogen Corn from Syngenta

Syngenta announced a three-year marketing agreement with Kansas Ethanol, LLC to use Enogen corn enzyme technology at its 80 million-gallon ethanol plant in Lyons, Kansas. Enogen corn enzyme technology is an...