CROSS POLLINATION

ISF SETS NEW RECORD “As of January 1, 2011, ISF had 217 members in 75 countries. In recent years, many small- and medium-sized companies have joined ISF, especially in those...
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BOOSTING SEED’S NATURAL PROPERTIES

North American companies are developing, testing and marketing new technologies to improve the performance of seed. Seed enhancements are commonplace in North American agriculture—they are designed to improve seed’s germination...
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STRATEGY

A FEATURED SEGMENT DESIGNED TO SHARE BUSINESS CRITICAL INFORMATION TO SEED SELLING PROFESSIONALS. RHIZOBIA   DEFINITION Inoculation is the process of applying commercially available rhizobial bacteria to legume seed or into the...
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Current Issue

  Seed World June 2011 Boosting Seed's Natural Properties Seeding Innovation Watch the Channel Sowing the Seed of Success 110 Minutes—An Unprecedented Opportunity Boosting Seed's Natural Properties The seed enhancement sector is experiencing huge growth with the introduction...

REGULATORY ROUNDUP

NATIONAL USDA Finds RR Alfalfa Safe The United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has announced its decision to grant non-regulated status for alfalfa that has been...
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GIANT VIEWS

The Future of the Rice Seed Industry Over the next decade the global rice seed industry will face unprecedented change. Up until recently, rice seed trade was not very attractive for...
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WATCH THE CHANNEL

The seed industry has grown accustomed to feisty competition among trait providers, but now they are about to see more fierce competition in the ag-retail sector. Large players in the...
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110 MINUTES—AN UNPRECEDENTED OPPORTUNITY

The recent American Seed Trade Association Management Academy held at Purdue University gave 52 seed professionals the focus and skills needed to help them excel in the industry. Twenty minutes...
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SOWING THE SEEDS OF SUCCESS

The University of California--Davis Seed Biotechnology Center's Seed Business 101 course is accelerating the careers of promising new employees. Attracting and retaining talented employees is a critical challenge for the...

SEEDING INNOVATION

Exciting new genetics and cutting-edge technology are rapidly expanding the uses and markets for seed and seed-derived products. New genetics, technology, ideas in nutrition and markets are continually shaping the...

Industry News – June 2011

PEOPLE NEWS Monsanto Company’s board of directors has appointed Pierre Courduroux as the company’s new senior vice president and chief financial officer. Courduroux most recently served as Monsanto’s finance lead...
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February 2011 Issue

  Seed World February 2011 Tomato Breeding Takes Off Staying Off the Shelf Seed Industry Applauds Adoption of International Treaties A Seed Brokerage Success Story

Where on the Web

Hear from some of the bright lights in the seed industry. The publishers of Seed World took the opportunity to chat with various exhibitors at the ASTA CSS 2010...