ASTA CSS + SEED EXPO 2013 Speakers Spotlight

What Does the Future Hold? What Does the Future Hold? Industry insiders give Seed World a sneak peek at their CSS presentations Corn, soybeans and sorghum as crops face new challenges...
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Optimistic Outlook

The future for corn farmers and the seed industry is—as it has always been—intertwined. From my perspective, we both have opportunities and challenges on the horizon. Strong competition within the...
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Snapshots in Time

A look back at the trends, key events and interesting quotes that were covered in Seed World in 2013 and will define the seed industry in years to come. Product...
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BASF Crop Protection Raising the Bar

BASF Crop Protection Raising the Bar BASF’s newest division known as Functional Crop Care is set to bring the latest in new technologies to today’s ever-changing global ag community. This past...
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Industry News – December 2014

Industry News is geared to seed professionals and delivers the people, industry, business and product news you need to know. Submissions are welcome. Email us at·news@issuesink.com. People News...
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Regulatory Roundup

NATIONAL DAS WINS SECOND ENLIST LAWSUITDow AgroSciences LLC has won a second lawsuit involving its Enlist technology. In a 28-page decision, the federal court ruled that Dow AgroSciences...
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World Status

An in-depth overview on the global seed industry. From a newly detected wheat rust in Western Australia to a new sequence-mapping tool aimed at accelerating and improving DNA...
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Cross Pollination

The War on Trans FatsThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced in November that it is beginning a process to ultimately ban the use of artificial trans fat...
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Equipment and Technology Showcase

Built on Tradition Hagie Manufacturing provides the most innovative crop protection solutions in the industry. In 1947, Ray Hagie invented the world’s first self-propelled sprayer and founded the company. Three...
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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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A Promising Future

A Promising Future Plant breeding’s potential in the United States is immense—as long as the public research sector is sufficiently funded. The importance of strong plant breeding programs in the United...
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Since 1915

1930  Seed Corn Best Dried Using a Small Stove Although Iowa’s corn crop is riper than usual this time of year, seed corn should be picked before September...
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The Guide to Seed Treatment Stewardship

What environmental factors should I consider when planting treated seed? How do I handle treated seeds safely? What should I do with unused treated seed? “The Guide to Seed Treatment Stewardship” is...
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All Eyes on the United States

All Eyes on the United States Most likely, being a reader of Seed World, you full well understand your unique role and vested interest in the United States seed industry....
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Forage Trends for 2014 and Beyond

Forage companies build on solid products to increase productivity. No matter what kind of livestock they are working with, it’s safe to say one of producers’ biggest concerns is maximizing...
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Bt Questions Answered

Bt Questions Answered As Monsanto continues its research, study sheds new light on pest resistance to Bt crops. As Monsanto continues its research into pest resistance in Bt crops, a study...
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Ready to Rebound

Growing popularity and adverse weather conditions create challenges for sorghum seed producers. As water concerns grow, more farmers around the world have taken a serious look at sorghum. This cereal...

Resistant Weeds and Geography Drive Soybean Development

Resistant Weeds and Geography Drive Soybean Development Glyphosate resistance in weeds is driving the development of a number of new traits for soybeans that will offer soybean growers expanded options for...
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Protecting Pollinators: Initiatives Aiding Honey Bee Health

Declining populations in pollinating species around the globe have caused pollinator health to become a much-debated topic in both public and scientific communities. And while all pollinators play a...
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Drought and Pests Drive Innovations in Corn

Resistant pests and better water use efficiency are high priorities for corn growers and for seed companies developing new corn varieties and hybrids. The growing trend towards corn on...