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    January 2019

    Kicking off the new year, we’re spotlighting the importance of university research and the investments being made in new plant science facilities. In the year ahead, talent acquisition and retention will be a sore spot for many companies; we’ve included some tips and tricks for management. Another trend or buzzword we hear is “pre-breeding.” Discover what it is and why it’s important. You can also learn how to use trademarks to your advantage and what’s driving the economy. Happy 2019!

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    New Label, Even More Resources

    Bayer announces training plans, tools for XtendiMax® herbicide with VaporGrip® Technology users In late October, the Environmental Protection Agency extended the label registration for Bayer’s XtendiMax® herbicide with VaporGrip® Technology...
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    Gerald Unrau Believes It’s Important to Plan Ahead for the Future

    At the 30th Annual Independent Professional Seed Association Conference in Indian Wells, California, Alex Martin sat down with Gerald Unrau, regional sales manager of Meridian Manufacturing. Unrau believes that...
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    Lyle Marcus Is Making Sure NorthStar Goes to Market the Right Way

    At the 30th Annual Independent Professional Seed Association Conference in Indian Wells, California, Alex Martin sat down with Lyle Marcus, CEO of NorthStar Genetics. Lyle recently transitioned to the...

    Adding Value to Seed

    Selling seed today is no longer just about the genetics in the bag. Yes, that’s a large piece of what growers are buying, but the total package can now...

    Blocking the Spread of Bacterial Fruit Blotch

    For more than 20 years, CSP labs has been providing the fruit and vegetable industry fast and efficient testing of bacterial fruit blotch (BFB) of watermelon, providing added reassurance...

    A Passion for Farming: Q&A With Carl Peterson

    Carl Peterson, president of Peterson Farms Seed, shares how his passion for farming led him to the seed industry. Seed World: Favorite book?  Carl Peterson: Tough question — probably the best...

    Canola’s Success Lies in Evolving as a Global Player

    Globally, Canada is the largest canola producer. My experience in the North American canola market has shown me how quickly the seed industry is evolving and that there are...

    Trademark Talk

    With proper understanding and a strategy, trademarks can provide protection and value outlasting that of a patent. Think about cheeseburgers and what comes to mind? McDonald’s. Wendy’s. Burger King. Culver’s....

    Tough People Last: Q&A With Joe Merschman

    Joe Merschman, president and CEO of Merschman Seeds, shares that while tough times don’t last forever, tough people will always last. Seed World: What's your favorite TV show? Joe Merschman:...

    Build It and They Will Grow

    Universities and state legislatures across the country see the need for and potential of investing in plant science centers. Interest is strong among universities to invest in plant science research....

    More than Sharing, Networks and Collaboration Disrupt

    What do old-school cooperatives have in common with new and disruptive businesses? Seed World explores the evolution of our economy and what’s staring us in the face. The business of...

    Protecting Pollinators: Stewardship Key to Staying Power

    Neonicotinoids and the crop protection industry have been under scrutiny, with the threat of losing an important tool in farmers’ integrated pest management toolbox. Neonicotinoids play an important role in...

    Delivering the Whole Package

    For every $1 million invested in varieties developed by the Crop Development Centre, producers make over $7 million. Here’s how the CDC has accomplished this. The key to success in...

    Free the Seed

    Is there any source of germplasm without restrictions? Intellectual Property (IP) surrounds almost everything in research and is increasingly important when it comes to protecting new varieties that companies produce;...

    Diving into the Mega-Merger Waters

    Expert weighs in on the Dow-Dupont, Bayer-Monsanto acquisitions. In 2015 and 2016, the headlines announcing the pending Dow-DuPont merger of equals and the Bayer-Monsanto merger were still wet on the...