Ushering in a New Era of Wheat Genetics

Sequencing the wheat genome is like giving plant breeders and researchers Google Maps for crop improvement. Researchers have been breeding new varieties of wheat using conventional cross-breeding approaches for a...

Precision from Beginning to End

Seed treatment advancements aren’t limited to companies that create chemistry; it involves everything from manufacturers to testing. Seed technology and advancements in the industry were the focus of a new...

The Science Behind Seed Singulation

Just how much of an impact do equipment settings, seed treatment adherence and lubricants have on yields? It’s greater than what you might think. Many factors that go into achieving...
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Protect Wheat Yields

As farmers nail down their winter wheat seed purchase, they’ll also need to determine if and what seed treatment should be included. Cereals are a very diverse crop and the...
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The Science Behind Seed Singulation – A Seed World Strategy Webinar & Podcast

As the price tag on that bag of seed continues to increase, so does the importance of seed singulation. Farmers need to maximize every acre, and that means no...
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Best Practices in Seed Treatment Operations

Stewardship is fundamental to sustainable agriculture, and it all starts with the right information. Stewardship involves implementing or supporting practices that protect or improve the quality of critical resources such...
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Protecting Wheat Yields with What’s On the Seed – A Seed World Strategy Webinar...

Aphids. Armyworms. Barley yellow dwarf virus. These are just a few of the most common threats to winter wheat. As farmers look to hammer out their winter wheat seed...

Are Seed Treatments for Wheat Worth the Cost?

As farmers look to nail down their winter wheat seed purchase in the next couple of months, they’ll also need to determine if and what seed treatments should be...
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Best Practices in Seed Treatment Operations – A Seed World Strategy Webinar & Podcast

For most, planting is complete, but the weather meant farmers were working at a fast and furious pace, and so too were those who treat seed. With a focus...

The Wily Wireworm: An Unpredictable Pest

Farmers are learning to live with these pesky pests as they head further north and west. Wireworms are a diverse insect group, not a single species. There are more than...
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The Wily Wireworm: An Unpredictable Pest – A Seed World Strategy Webinar & Podcast

They come to the soil’s surface as moisture increases and temperatures rise, the same time at which farmers look to put their seed into the ground. These wily worms...
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Keep Dust-Off Out of the Fields, and Out of the Headlines

Seed World looks at how companies are working to eliminate dust from treated seeds and the role that testing plays. The use of seed treatment technologies by farmers is an...
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Keep Dust-Off Out of the Fields, and Out of the Headlines: A Seed World...

As the importance of treating seed continues to rise, so do efforts to minimize dust-off. Crop protectant companies run a number of tests to make sure what they apply...
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Strategy Webinar: Advice to Best Manage Resistant Weeds

Today (March 8), Seed World visited with a number of experts for an update on resistant weeds and best practices. We were joined by Bill Johnson, a Purdue University...
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Fighting the Resistance

Experts weigh in on best practices and the future of herbicide use. It’s been nearly 80 years since the discovery of 2,4-D — the first modern herbicide. It became commercially...
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Biologicals: A Natural Complement to Chemistry

Biologicals and chemicals can work together to give growers broader protection, an extended application window, and better management of resistance and residue. Our food supply is facing new challenges that...
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Here’s What You Need to Know About Biologicals

Experts weigh in on biological seed-applied solutions and the role they play in helping growers make money. Seed World: What are biologicals designed to do? How do they work? Mark Howieson:...

No-till, Cover Crops and Seed Treatments

We sat down to ask the experts what the relationship between these three are and what you need to know in working with farmers. In the last issue of Seed...

Seed Loading: A Delicate Business

Explore the science and innovations behind what’s applied to the seed and how it all comes together. In the past decade, a great deal has changed when it comes to...

Are Seed Testing Methods Keeping Up with the Times?

Seed quality is important not only to farmers, but a company’s reputation hinges on it. Seed World asks some of the industry’s foremost experts if testing methods are keeping...