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Open Innovation Drives Progress in Plant Breeding

Developing solutions for big issues — like delivering on the 21st century food production challenge — requires innovation and new ways of thinking. Take, for example, soybean breeding. The industry’s...

Seeding Experiences for Teachers, Making an Impact on STEM Education

Syngenta bolsters its support of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in North Carolina and at the national level by enhancing its summer fellowship program and partnering with...

Farmers Less Pessimistic

Each month, Purdue University’s Center for Commercial Agriculture surveys farmers about their expectations for the agricultural economy over the next five years and this is reflected in the Ag...

Recognize a Future Giant

Employee recognition might be more important than you think. Great people make a great company, and it’s important to recognize those contributions throughout the industry. Too often, industry and businesses...

How to Power Ahead in a Competitive World

Business and management advisers give their top four tips to help small- to medium-sized seed companies advance. Do you ever feel like you’re in a maze and racing to advance...

The Emotion of an Acquisition

Syngenta’s acquisition by ChemChina has been an emotional process marked by regulatory hurdles, but company insiders say Syngenta will be better and stronger as a result. For Paul Minehart, April...

Performance Management for the Modern World

Learning to effectively manage and motivate employees is one way agribusinesses are looking to gain a competitive edge. There’s definitely room for improvement. At least that’s what many in agribusiness...

Conference to Focus on Talent Management for Ag

Purdue University will host it's annual National Conference for Agribusiness Nov. 10-11 in Lafayette, Ind. This year's conference will focus on people, performance and productivity. The conference is designed to...

Three Tips for Creating the Best Internship

Great internship programs provide students with skills they can take into the workforce and companies with new ideas and fresh perspectives. Seed World sits down with two interns to...
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Beginners Guide to Importing and Exporting Seed

If your company is thinking about entering the export market for the first time, there are several pieces of the puzzle that should be well planned out. The U.S. seed...
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Plowing Ahead

Dow AgroSciences President and CEO Tim Hassinger shares his perspective on risk. Named president and chief executive officer of Dow AgroSciences May 1, 2014, Tim Hassinger has been plowing ahead....
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Polished & Professional

This seed industry has become a global force, with more technological advances and a higher level of professionalism than ever before. The continued globalization of the industry means the...
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Tips to Talk About Work

How to Have the GMO Talk — the Right Way Sometimes, talking to friends and family can be a challenge for employees in the seed industry. Here are some tips...
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World Status

An in-depth overview on the global seed industry. From a newly developed tomato variety in Argentina to progressive workshops on safety assessment of genetically modified crops in India. Status Argentina Argentine...
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Breaking Through Growing Consumer Skepticism

New Research Offers Roadmap for Trust-Building Transparency Now more than ever, consumers are asking questions about farming and food. What is the role of technology and innovation? How do I...
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Searching for Unicorns

Purdue University’s Center for Food and Agricultural Business studied the location of large-scale farmers across the country and how it related to a retailer’s market potential—the results may surprise...
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Having ‘The Talk’

Having ‘The Talk’ Proponents aim to transform monologues on the role of plant breeding in modern agriculture into healthy, accurate dialogues. Being left out of a conversation, especially when the subject...