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Five-Star Seed Attractions

Five-Star Seed Attractions From freedom rides to tractor crankin’, members of the seed industry are showing their passionate sides by weaving hobbies and industry together and coming up with...
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Say It Like It Is

Say It Like It Is The Global Crop Diversity Trust continues to make strides in securing food security in the United States and worldwide. U.S. President Harry Truman...
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Giant Views, Mike Gumina

See More About Giant Views of the Industry... Make Your Voice Heard Over the past year as chairman, I have been impressed by the tremendous number of issues the...
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Industry News – June 2012

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. ...
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Celebrating A Quarter-Century

Celebrating a Quarter-Century The American Seed Trade Association Management Academy, held each spring in partnership with Purdue University’s Center for Food and Agricultural Business, celebrated its twenty-fifth birthday this...

Taking The Reins

Taking the Reins Blake Curtis is a fourth generation New Mexican with long-standing ties to the seed industry. Curtis was raised on the same ranch his ancestors homesteaded in...

Cross Pollination

On the Minds of Media... Leading up to Commodity Classic this spring, Bayer CropScience once again held its Ag Issues Forum, where top researchers, industry experts and farmers...
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Regulatory Roundup

NATIONAL EPA Approves Dupont Corn ProductsDuPont has received registration from the United States Environmental Protection Agency for Optimum AcreMax XTreme insect protection for corn. Optimum AcreMax XTreme adds...
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World Status

StatusISF Radha Ranganathan, director of technical affairs for the International Seed Federation, attended the seventh Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM-7) in Rome March 19 to 23, 2012. On...

Preparing for Patent Expiration

Preparing for Patent Expiration The seed industry aims to ease the transition of seed technology once patents expire. During the past year and a half, a core group...

IPR Makeover

IPR Makeover Updating intellectual property rights laws stimulates investment and innovation while providing striking benefits for farmers in developing countries. Countries worldwide are making progress on protecting intellectual...
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Since 1915

1915 A New Seed GerminatorA necessary part of the equipment of every modern seed store is a good seed germinator for determining the vitality of the seeds handled....