A Focus on Talent Management

In a competitive marketplace, the people who work in your company are your key advantage. Collectively, the purposeful recruitment, development, retention and proper placement of employees with the right...

Moving to Seed

Benefits of seeds over cuttings proves attractive to growers. Some plants long sold only vegetatively are starting to show up in the market in seed form, something seed companies believe...

A Moment in Time: Seed World Celebrates 50th Anniversary in 1965

A Moment in Time  Mandeville and King Company dedicate Envy, the first green zinnia, to Seed World in celebration of its 50th anniversary. The editors of the publication write: “We’re...

Can Plants Serve as Pharmaceutical Factories?

Affiliations  1  Department of Metabolic Biology, John Innes Centre, Norwich Research Park 2 Max-Planck-Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology 3 The Sainsbury Laboratory, Norwich Research Park 4 National Key Laboratory of Crop Genetic Improvement...

Year of the Delphinium

Each year the National Garden Bureau selects one annual, one perennial, and one edible as their "Year of the" crops. Each is chosen because they are popular, easy-to-grow, widely...

Communicate the Value

In explaining the value of seed-applied technologies, one expert says it’s important to know the customer and then determine what benefits will resonate. Today farmers have more seed and seed-applied...

The Plate

Why National Geographic’s food blog has struck a chord with readers. For decades, National Geographic has been enlightening magazine readers and television viewers with all manner of stories about geography,...

Of Plants and Processors

Plant breeding trends are affecting changes in food processing equipment and processes. Food processing equipment manufacturers are increasingly under pressure to alter designs of large-scale machinery to accommodate new varieties...

Year of the Carrot

Each year the National Garden Bureau selects one annual, one perennial, and one edible as their "Year of the" crops. Each is chosen because they are popular, easy-to-grow, widely...
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Don Blackburn (Dow AgroSciences) A Bright Future for Plant Breeders

Don Blackburn (Dow AgroSciences) ASTA 2016 Vegetable and Flower Seed Conference January 30 – February 2, 2016 Anaheim, California
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Tom Tolman (Condor Seed Production, Inc.) 30 Years Strong and Putting People First

Giant Views: Tom Tolman(Condor Seed Production, Inc.) ASTA 2016 Vegetable and Flower Seed Conference January 30 – February 2, 2016 Anaheim, California

Extending His Passion and Knowledge Globally

Alan Walters holds deep passion for helping U.S. farmers produce vegetable crops more efficiently while achieving greater quality and higher yields. His cucurbit production oriented research has increasingly attracted...

What Consumers Want

A new study proves that improved transparency increases consumer trust in food. The latest Center for Food Integrity (CFI) report, A Clear View of Transparency and How It Builds...
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Offering Solutions in the Protection of Soybean Seedlings: A Seed World Strategy Webinar and...

Justin Clark of BASF, Syngenta's Dr. Dale Ireland, Gregory L. Tylka of Iowa State University and Bayer SeedGrowth's Jennifer Riggs discuss the battle against soybean cyst nematode, and offer...

Year of the Begonia

Each year the National Garden Bureau selects one annual, one perennial, and one edible as their "Year of the" crops. Each is chosen because they are popular, easy-to-grow, widely...
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Daniel Gleeson (HM.CLAUSE) Cucurbits Importance and Combining Complex Traits

Giant Views: Daniel Gleeson (HM.CLAUSE) ASTA 2016 Vegetable and Flower Seed Conference January 30 – February 2, 2016 Anaheim, California
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Ron Wulfkuhle (GreenLeaf Genetics) Licensing, Open Architecture Germplasm

Giant Views: Ron Wulfkuhle (GreenLeaf Genetics) IPSA 27th Annual Conference January 11-13, 2016 St. Louis, Missouri
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Tim Gutormson (SoDak Labs) Understanding Seed Testing, Being Independent

Giant Views: Tim Gutormson (SoDak Labs) IPSA 27th Annual Conference January 11-13, 2016 St. Louis, Missouri
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Randy Wilken (IPSA President) Better before Bigger, Ag Economy, Seed Trait Approvals

Giant Views: Randy Wilken (IPSA President) IPSA 27th Annual Conference January 11-13, 2016 St. Louis, Missouri

Transitioning to Organic Seed Production

When going through the process to become an organic seed operation, patience is definitely a virtue. Making the move from conventional to organic seed production need not be complicated, and...