Giant Views of the Industry

The face of the seed industry is evolving. Not only are farmers and their needs changing, but the increased use of new technologies is changing the business landscape of...
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Cross Pollination

Big Issues Tackled at Third Seed Congress of the Americas “I’m very pleased with the number of people that travelled to Santiago, Chile for this meeting and extremely...

Seed World – December 2011 Issue

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Giant Views of the Industry: Part Two

Back to part one... Giant Views of the Industry continued.... Independents Face New ChallengesThe increase in the use of new technologies and resulting evolution of the seed...

Food Fight

The Global Crop Diversity Trust explains the link between changing weather patterns and food riots. Every year, in a tradition dating to the 1940s, thousands gather in the Spanish...

Patent Reform in the United States…

U.S. patent law has not experienced comprehensive changes in the past 60 years. However, the world of U.S. patents changed as we know it on September 16, 2011,...

year in review

Now is the Time for fruit and veggies“Now that the president has signed First Lady Michelle Obama’s child nutrition bill into law, and with debate beginning in early...

Giant Highlights

With seed poised to meet the food shortage challenge, many of the experts in this year’s Giant Views of the Industry had interesting stories to tell about staying competitive...

Expiration Date

**The following article raises many questions around patent expiration. A lot of work is being done on this issue by industry so watch for more on this topic and...

Giant Numbers

70 Approximate number of INCOTEC employees in the research and development group. “There are a lot of things happening within our company right now. One of the latest developments...

Seed Treatment: A Tool for Sustainable Agriculture

Seed treatment technology has come a long way since the use of salt brine in the mid-1600s. Today seed treatments deliver clear environmental, economic and social benefits, making the...