Brexit – Time for a EU-turn?

Marcel Bruins How I wish that ‘Brexit’ was a morning cereal that you would take when you’re constipated. Alas, this is not the...

Friending Your Customers: Q&A With Anthony Stevenson

Anthony Stevenson, international wholesale sales representative from Johnny’s Selected Seeds, shares about working with international customers and how his customers have become his personal friends. SW: Favorite podcast or audiobook? Anthony...

Can We Change West Africa’s Future?

Definitively yes! And immediately, having full conscience that we are operating in a place where crop failure is not only an economic problem, but also a life-threatening issue. The...

Strength in Numbers: Q&A With Chris Zanobini

Chris Zanobini, CEO of the California Seed Association, discusses how collaboration strengthens the organization and what the seed industry should be lobbying for. SW: Favorite film?  Chris Zanobini: “Life is Beautiful,”...

Jeff Weber Has Advice For People Entering Sales

At the 30th Annual Independent Seed Association Conference in Indian Wells, California, Alex Martin sat down with Jeff Weber, Seed Treatment Lead of the Eastern Region for Nufarm Americas. Did...

Martha Hoffman Thinks It’s Interesting Seeing the Business Side of Agriculture

At the 30th Annual Independent Professional Seed Association Conference in Indian Wells, California, Alex Martin sat down with IPSA Scholar Martha Hoffman, a journalism major with a minor in...

Riley Reep Feels It’s Her Job to Share Agriculture’s Story

At the 30th Annual Independent Professional Seed Association Conference in Indian Wells, California, Alex Martin sat down with IPSA Scholar Riley Reep, a first year student at Texas Tech...

Sierra Williamson Spends Her Time Blogging About Agriculture

At the 30th Annual Independent Professional Seed Association Conference in Indian Wells, California, Alex Martin sat down with IPSA Scholar Sierra Williamson, a senior at the University of Minnesota...

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...

Tim Bratland’s Passing His Gavel to the Next Generation

At the 30th Annual Independent Professional Seed Association (IPSA) Conference in Indian Wells, California, Alex Martin sat down with Tim Bratland, president of Legend Seeds and outgoing president of...

Arielle Hurst Loves All Aspects of Ag, From Show Horses to Technology

At the 30th Annual Independent Professional Seed Association Conference in Indian Wells, California, Alex Martin sat down with IPSA Scholar Arielle Hurst, a senior at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College...
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Innovation Seeds Our Future

In a global economy where everything is accessible at the click of a mouse, it’s easy to take for granted the basic essentials of life: food, clothing, shelter, clean...

Passing the Baton

For more than a decade, Martin Gruss has carried the Bayer SeedGrowth baton as head. Now, he’s passing the baton to Boualem Saidi, and Seed World finds out what’s...

Kassidy Kimpling Is Following Her Passion for Sales

At the 30th Annual Independent Professional Seed Association Conference in Indian Wells, California, Alex Martin sat down with Kassidy Kimpling, a senior at the University of Illinois who's majoring...

Leticia Gonçalves Talks Culture for the New Bayer

https://youtu.be/oIXz1lMf2Xc Leticia Gonçalves, Bayer senior vice president and U.S. Country Division head, talks with Julie Deering at the American Seed Trade Association’s CSS 2018 & Seed Expo in Chicago, Illinois,...

Cheyenne Harle Is Pursuing Her Passion for Communicating With Others

At the 30th Annual Independent Professional Seed Association Conference in Indian Wells, California, Alex Martin sat down with IPSA Scholar Cheyenne Harle, a freshman at Iowa State University with...

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...

Katelyn Tabit Helps to Develop Rural Communities

At the 30th Annual Independent Professional Seed Association Conference in Indian Wells, California, Alex Martin sat down with Katelyn Tabit, an undergraduate at Illinois College majoring in agribusiness with...

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:...

Bob Foley Thinks That Testing Is the Most Important Thing You Can Do

At the 30th Annual Independent Professional Seed Association Conference in Indian Wells, California, Alex Martin sat down with Bob Foley, owner of RFS Global. They discussed how IPSA has...